Diana Goldemberg, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
College of Social Sciences


  • Published research on economics of education and financial inclusion
  • Recipient of six teaching achievement awards from Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Faculty of Arts and Science (2016-2019)
  • Policy experience in several countries in Latin America and Africa

Professor Goldemberg conducts research and policy work in the field of Development Economics with an emphasis on public education and financial inclusion. In parallel to her career at the World Bank, she is keen to support the coming generations of economists by teaching the Global Development core course at Minerva.

Professor Goldemberg earned a Ph.D. in Economics from EPGE, Brazil, and two masters from Harvard University. She loves contributing to and witnessing students’ growth and is astonished by Minerva’s systematic consideration of the science of learning in all aspects of the curriculum.