Our research has an impact on the financial and consumer well-being of individuals and households. Interdisciplinary research opportunities address financial, housing, and consumer questions that directly affect family economic well-being.
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We study a variety of topics that affect the economic well-being of consumers and families.
- Economic and material hardship
- Food security
- Low-income consumers
- Online consumer behavior
- Research methods
- Unbanked consumers
We study applied financial topics that are relevant to practitioners, researchers, and policy makers.
- Financial attitudes and behaviors
- Financial literacy
- Financial planning
- Financial risk tolerance
- Financial therapy
- Savings behavior
- Scholarship of teaching and learning
We study issues from housing pathways of low-income families to community development.
- Affordable housing
- Housing insecurity
- Rental housing
- Residential mobility
- Urban land use and development