Research Interests: Stratification and Inequality, Demography, Methodology, the Welfare State, Social Policy
Lauren Taylor is a Doctoral Student in Sociology and Social Policy. Her research interests include household finance, intergenerational social mobility, and social welfare programs. She is from Van Wert, Ohio, and received her undergraduate degree from Oberlin College, where she studied mathematics and sociology. Prior to pursuing her graduate degree, Lauren worked for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as a research assistant. At the CFPB, she studied consumer use of high-cost, small-dollar products, which informed the proposed rule on payday, vehicle title, and certain high-cost installment loans.
BA, Sociology and Mathematics, Oberlin College