My research focuses on interventions and policies to promote financial wellbeing among low and moderate-income (LMI) individuals and families. I explore the role of social policies, the workplace, financial products and services (including “FinTech”), and micro- and behavioral economics.


Building on Benefits

Employer-sponsored small-dollar loans

Expanded Child Tax Credit

Financial Social Determinants of Health ($SDOH)

Gig work and self-employment

Social and economic impacts of COVID-19 on US households

Workforce Economic Inclusion and Mobility Project: Strengthening economic opportunities for low- and moderate-income workers


Behavioral Interventions & financial wellbeing

Employee financial wellness programs

Household financial security

Mapping Financial Opportunity


Small businesses & COVID-19