Asset Building Financial Inclusion Report

The Balance Sheets of Low-Income Households: What We Know About Their Assets and Liabilities

This report in the series Poor Finances: Assets and Low-Income Households synthesizes current research and other available information on the assets and liabilities of low-income households into a variety of portraits. These data allow practitioners and researchers to begin to form a comprehensive representation of the balance sheets of low-income households.

Citation

Carasso, A., & McKernan, S. M. (2007). The balance sheets of low-income households: What we know about their assets and liabilities (Report in the series Poor Finances: Assets and Low-Income Households). Washington, DC: Urban Institute, Washington University Center for Social Development, and New America Foundation.