Dr. Rachel Sederberg is a Senior Economist and Data Scientist on the Applied Research Team at Burning Glass Technologies in Boston, MA. Prior to joining Burning Glass in 2020, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME for the 2019-2020 academic year. She taught Principles of Microeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics, and a seminar on Big Data and Economics.
Dr. Sederberg’s research interests fall broadly within the field of labor economics, and include understanding the experiences and impacts of those who are on the margins of the labor force, financial literacy and capability of young adults, the financial preparedness and behavior of the unemployed, mismatch unemployment, and how to better target unemployment insurance benefits. She has published in peer-reviewed publications including Economics Letters, The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, and the Journal of Consumer Affairs.
Dr. Sederberg holds both a Master’s degree and a Ph.D. in Economics from Northeastern University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Stonehill College.