Rachel M. Heath

J-PAL Affiliated Professor

Associate Professor of Economics

University of Washington

Rachel M. Heath is an associate professor of economics at the University of Washington. Her research focuses on gender and labor markets in low- and middle-income countries. In particular, she examines how job opportunities can change women's lives, the factors that influence women's decisions to join the labor force, and how firms decide what workers to hire. Rachel received her PhD in economics from Yale University.