Jessica A. Goldberg

Jessica Goldberg is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland,an Affiliate of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, and a Non Resident Fellow at the Center for Global Development. Her research interests are in development and labor economics. Currently, she is working on field experiments about credit and savings in Malawi and Rwanda, the effect of social pressure on consumption and savings in Malawi and Uganda, and the role of social networks in outreach to treat communicable disease in India.

Content by Jessica A. Goldberg
  • Project

    Leveraging patients' social networks to overcome Tuberculosis under-detection in India: A field experiment

    In India alone, it is estimated that 3.5 million people suffer from Tuberculosis (TB). The under detection of TB represents a key challenge in developing countries because the success of any treatment program rests crucially on identifying those who have the disease. We propose to evaluate an approach with the potential to augment and strengthen the WHO’s global...

    9 Feb 2016 | Mario Macis, Jessica A. Goldberg, Pradeep K. Chintagunta