Summer Institute Research Fellow
Michelle Belon is a Summer Institute Research Fellow and an undergraduate at UCSD majoring in Economics. As an undergraduate student, Michelle quickly became amazed at how powerful Economics can be when paired with data analysis. Passionate about many topics, Michelle recently completed an independent mentored research project investigating cryptocurrency price reactions to threats on central bank independence. Also, Michelle interned at the San Diego County Taxpayers Association, where she worked on a project examining how homelessness is addressed throughout the county. In her free time, Michelle loves to listen to jazz and watch classic movies.