The purpose of this study was to examine the predictors of savings outcomes for rural and urban participants in IDA programs. Multivariate analyses by residency were used to explore the experiences of rural and urban participants. a short survey among rural IDA administrators in ADD was used to identify the challenges associated with managing IDAs in these regions. Finally, conclusions and policy implications are presented.
Subsequent publication: Curley, J., & Grinstein-Weiss, M. (2003). A comparative analysis of rural and urban saving performance in Individual Development Accounts. Social Development Issues, 23(1/2), 89–105.
Project: American Dream Policy Demonstration (ADD); Inclusion in Asset Building: Research and Policy Symposium
Curley, J., & Grinstein-Weiss, M. (2003). A comparative analysis of rural and urban saving performance in Individual Development Accounts (CSD Working Paper No. 03-08). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.