College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Agricultural & Resource Economics

Congratulations to Pamela Jakiela

Pamela JakielaAREC would like to congratulate Prof. Pamela Jakiela on her promotion to associate professor with tenure at the university.

Jakiela began working at the university in 2011 as an assistant professor. She earned her doctorate in economics at the University of California, Berkeley.

"I'm delighted with the outcome of the tenure process," said Jakiela. "Receiving tenure here at the University of Maryland is a huge honor.  I look forward to a future in which I am able to serve as a mentor to the many wonderful junior faculty in my department." 

Her primary areas of interest include development and experimental economics. Jakiela has taught several courses, including AREC345 (Global Poverty and Economic Development), ECON626 (Empirical Microeconomics) and AREC815 (Experimental and Behavioral Economics).

She currently is working on several projects, including papers that analyze micorenterprise in Africa and risk preferences in low-income settings.

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