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.

Consumer Economics

We study a variety of topics that affect the economic well-being of consumers and families.

Financial Planning

We study applied financial topics that are relevant to practitioners, researchers, and policy makers.


We study issues from housing pathways of low-income families to community development.