Corissa Marson

Head and shoulders photograph of Corissa Marson
Graduate Student
Research Assistant
MPC Primary Research Areas
Research Interests
  • Early public housing project siting and racial segregation in U.S. cities
  • Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) Research Assistant 
  • Occupational Licensing Research Assistant

Corissa Marson is a first-generation college student and Ph.D. Candidate in the Applied Economics Graduate Program at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. She is interested in the effects of poverty and financial stress and their impact on decision making. Her research explores information avoidance, belief updating under uncertainty, and heterogeneous effects of information. She is currently working on a project through the MPC managing the collection of state level data from 1991-2020 regarding occupational licensing.