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Stephen Roll

Stephen Roll

Research Assistant Professor
PhD, John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University
  • Areas of Focus:

  • Financial stability
  • Asset building
  • Debt management
  • Low-income populations
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Stephen Roll

Stephen Roll’s research focuses on promoting asset building, debt management, and financial stability in financially vulnerable populations. His work is motivated by understanding how to design, target and implement behavioral interventions to promote financial well-being. Working within the Center for Social Development, Roll is one of the lead researchers on the Refund to Savings initiative, and he is also involved in research on child development accounts, employer-based financial wellness programs, and nonprofit credit counseling agencies.

Roll's dissertation explored the impact of a nationwide credit counseling program, as well as the dynamics that drive success in financial coaching programs. Roll has also worked in consumer research and client consulting for companies including Proctor & Gamble.

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