Bay Area Council Economic Institute
Isabel is a Research Analyst for the Bay Area Council Economic Institute. She works with Senior Director Sean Randolph to analyze international data and conduct research for the Institute’s International Economic Connections reports. Isabel’s policy interests include immigration, education, housing and homelessness.
Born in Connecticut and the daughter of Italian immigrants, Isabel received her B.A. at Trinity College, where she graduated with honors in Public Policy and Law and a minor in Urban Studies. During her undergrad, Isabel interned for nonprofits and studied abroad for one year at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her senior thesis explored the impacts of intra-EU migration on the European Union. After working in Boston as a Legal Practice Assistant at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Isabel pursued a MSc at University College London’s (UCL) School of Public Policy in International Public Policy. While at UCL, Isabel conducted qualitative and quantitative research on education, urban, economic and migrant integration policy. In her free time, Isabel enjoys trying new types of cuisine, hiking, rock climbing, attending live music shows and exploring the West Coast.