Financial Inclusion Working Paper

Homeownership and Youth Well-Being: An Empirical Test of Asset-Based Welfare

This study uses the 1997 Child Data Set of the National Survey of American Families (NSAF) to examine whether homeownership affects child behavioral problems and extracurricular involvement, and whether such effects are equivalent across racial and socio-economic groupings.

Project: Inclusion in Asset Building: Research and Policy Symposium


Scanlon, E., & Page-Adams, D. (2000). Homeownership and youth well-being: An empirical test of asset-based welfare (CSD Working Paper No. 00-8). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.