Mary Kaltenberg

PhD fellow

Research group(s):
4. Governance and institutions
8. Population, Development and Labour Economics

Mary Kaltenberg is currently a post-doctoral fellow at Brandeis University with Adam Jaffe and Margie Lachman working on the inventor creative life cycle with patent data. She is a PhD candidate at UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, The Netherlands where she also taught introductory courses on data science and econometrics to graduate students at the Maastricht School of Governance. As a PhD Student, she spent a year as a visiting student and research assistant at the Collective Learning group at the MIT Media Lab.  She holds her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from Eugene Lang College, The New School and her Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Economics from The New School for Social Research in New York City. She has also worked at UNICEF on resource mobilization and research on accessibility to health care and has contributed to UNICEF, UNIDO and IDB reports. Her passion is applied economics with an open mind in approaching quantitative methodology by mixing methods from econometrics, machine learning, and networks analysis. She is interested in topics on innovation, labor markets, and structural change.




Selected publications by Mary Kaltenberg


UNU-MERIT Working Papers
Jun, Bogang, Mary Kaltenberg & Won-Sik Hwang, 2017, How inequality hurts growth: Revisiting the Galor-Zeira model through a Korean case, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2017-034
Verspagen, Bart & Mary Kaltenberg, 2015, Catching-up in a globalised context: Technological change as a driver of growth, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-049


UNU-MERIT