Jessica Madariaga, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Economics

Address: Beatty, Room 333
Office Hours: By appointment
Phone: 843-953-1992
Curriculum Vitae: Download


North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC August 2012                                
Ph.D., Economics

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA May 2004                                    
M.S., Economics

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA December 2001                      
B.S., Economics
B.S., Industrial and Systems Engineering

Research Interests

International Macroeconomics and Trade

Growth and Development

Energy Economics

Applied Economics

Courses Taught

Honors Principles of Microeconomics

Honors Principles of Macroeconomics

Principles of Macroeconomics

International Trade

Intermediate Macroeconomics


Honor's Bachelor Essay

Honors and Awards

Distinguished Teaching Award, School of Business, College of Charleston 2018-19


Madariaga, J. and A. Bekkerman. (2020). The Impact of Trade Openness on Relative Equipment
Prices: Lessons from Latin America. Economica, doi:10.1111/ecca.12332.

Madariaga, J., N. Maynard and U. Nair-Reichert. (2019). Investment Specific Productivity and the
Role of Imported Equipment in Latin America. Applied Economic Letters, doi:10.1080/13504851.2019.1679341

Burnett, J.W. and J. Madariaga. (2018). A Top Down Economic Efficiency Analysis Of U.S. House-
hold Energy Consumption. The Energy Journal, 39(4), 1-31.

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