Rachel Sederberg | Burning Glass Technologies

Rachel Sederberg

Research Lead

Dr. Rachel Sederberg is a Senior Economist and Data Scientist on the Applied Research Team at Burning Glass Technologies where she specializes in Emerging Technology. Also within her repertoire are projects addressing Human Capital Management, and Workforce Strategy. Concurrent with her client facing work, Rachel remains active in the research space providing thought leadership in Emerging Technology, as well as in other academic research endeavors.

Rachel 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.

Prior to joining Burning Glass in 2020, Rachel 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. 

Rachel’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. Additionally, she has presented research at meetings of the Allied Social Sciences Association (AEA), the Midwest Economics Association, the Southern Economics Association, the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, and others.

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