Associate Professor of Economics
University of Maryland

Dr. Jessica A. Goldberg is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland, where she created and serves as the faculty director of a program for undergraduate students called Promoting Achievement and Diversity in Economics (PADE). Dr. Goldberg is a development economist whose research interests include rural labor markets, strategies and obstacles to financial inclusion, and the role of social networks in economic decisions. She is currently working on field experiments about credit and savings in Uganda and Zambia, women's participation as providers and consumers of mobile money services in Bangladesh, and the role of social networks in outreach to treat communicable disease in India.