On October 5, AGSIW hosted a discussion on Saudi women's economic engagement.
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.