Lauri LuostaPhD Student, Consumer Behavior & Family Economics


Lauri has research interest in family policy, poverty, issues of domestic violence, substance abuse and crime. Currently, he works on a project with Professor J. Michael Collins to provide experimental evidence of the effectiveness of Money Matters online financial education program together with UW-Extension.

Education and Relevant Experience

Lauri graduated with his Masters in International Public Affairs from the La Follette School of Public Affairs at UW-Madison in 2021. Prior to Madison, Lauri completed his BA in Political Science and Global Studies at Winona State University in Minnesota.

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Degree Program

  • Consumer Behavior and Family Economics


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