Rachel Nesbit

Rachel Nesbit

PhD candidate in Economics

University of Maryland


Rachel is a doctoral candidate in economics at the University of Maryland and works part-time as an Economist at the Census Bureau producing statistics on dispersion in productivity. Rachel has research interests in the impacts of mental health on productivity, early childhood interventions, heterogeneous labor force participation responses to the presence of children, and the estimation of networks with unobserved links.


  • Labor Economics
  • Econometrics


  • PhD in Economics, 2024 (Expected)

    University of Maryland

  • MS in Economics, 2020

    University of Maryland

  • BA in Economics, 2017

    University of North Carolina



Econ 423: Intermediate Econometrics II

Online: Summer 2021

Econ 623/624: Graduate Econometrics and Math Camp

TA: Fall 2019 - Summer 2020

Econ 306: Intermediate Microeconomics

TA: Spring 2019

Econ 155: Economics and the College Affordability Crisis

TA: Fall 2018