Associate Professor of Economics, Loyola Marymount University
Michelle Miller is an Associate Professor of Economics at Loyola Marymount University. Her primary research focuses on the field of law and economics with a particular emphasis on consumer bankruptcy. Using quantitative methods, her research examines how households deal with financial distress and how policy choices can impact those outcomes. She is the recipient of numerous research grants, including funding from the National Science Foundation. Her research also includes labor economics and health economics.
As more Americans lose all or part of their incomes and struggle with mounting debts, another crisis looms: a wave of personal bankruptcies. Bankruptcy can discharge or erase many types of debts and stop foreclosures,...