Michelle Di Ionno is an Economist at the Progressive Policy Institute. At PPI, she works on a wide range of economic issues, such as corporate investment within the U.S and app economies in emerging markets.
Prior to joining PPI, Michelle worked as a Quantitative Reasoning Fellow in the economics department of Hunter College in New York City. While there, she worked with faculty to design and launch an early assessment and intervention system to identify and communicate with at-risk students in the undergraduate program. Michelle also spent four years as an adjunct lecturer at City College, also in New York City, teaching undergraduate courses in Microeconomics and a graduate course in Economics of Public Policy.
Michelle has a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a master’s degree in Business Economics, both from the University of South Florida. However, as a native of north New Jersey, Michelle returned to the northeast for to pursue her continued education and career goals. She is currently a doctoral candidate at CUNY’s Graduate Center in New York City and working part-time on her dissertation.