Michael Gelman

Assistant Professor of Economics, The Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, Claremont McKenna College

Michael Gelman is an assistant professor of economics at The Robert Day School of Economics and Finance at Claremont McKenna College. His research investigates household financial decisions and the economic models that can best explain them. His research often involves large administrative data sets that allow for detailed analysis of essential income receipts such as paychecks and tax refunds. He is interested in understanding what drives heterogeneity in responses—particularly for those with low income or liquidity. He received his B.S. in information systems from Carnegie Mellon University and his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan.