Assistant Professor
University of Maryland

Jessica Goldberg is a development economist who studies the ways that people in developing countries earn, spend, and save money. She is particularly interested in how financial market imperfections, behavioral factors, or other obstacles to borrowing and saving affect decisions about working and consuming. She received her Ph.D in Economics and Public Policy from the University of Michigan in 2011, and also holds an MPA from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and a BA in economics and political science from Stanford University.