Jessica Goldberg

University of Maryland, USA

I am pleased to participate in a project that makes the latest academic research available to policymakers and others. I hope that World of Labor will play a role in promoting evidence-based policy making

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Maryland, USA

Research interest

Development, labor

Past positions

Post Doctoral Fellow, Center for Global Development, USA (August 2011–June 2012)


PhD Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan, 2011

Selected publications

  • “Credit market consequences of improved personal identification: Field experimental evidence from Malawi.” American Economic Review (October 2012) (with X. Giné and D. Yang).

  • “The effects of education on labour market outcomes.” In: Fiske, E., and H. Ladd (eds). Handbook of Education Finance and Policy. Abingdon: Routledge, 2008 (with J. Smith).