Jennifer Peck

Associate Professor of Economics, Swarthmore College

Jennifer Peck is an associate professor of economics at Swarthmore College. Her research focuses on the development of resource-rich countries, linking topics in labor, development, and energy economics. Her recent work examines the labor market in Saudi Arabia, focusing on women’s labor supply, firm-level labor demand, and the impact of government labor policies on the private sector. She is a faculty fellow at the Association for Analytic Learning about Islam and Muslim Societies. Before coming to Swarthmore, Peck was a research affiliate in the Evidence for Policy Design group at the Harvard Kennedy School and a postdoctoral research associate at the Center for Complex Engineering Systems, a collaboration between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology. She holds a PhD in economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BA with highest honors from Swarthmore College.