Federal Policy and Asset Building

Boshara, R. (2003). Federal policy and asset building (CSD Working Paper No. 03-03). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.

Savings Deposits, Incentive Structure, and Management Information Systems: Implications for Research on a Children and Youth Savings Account Policy Demonstration

Clancy, M., Johnson, L., & Schreiner, M. (2001). Savings deposits, incentive structure, and management information systems: Implications for research on a children and youth savings account policy demonstration (CSD Report No. CYASPD 01-01). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.

Toward a Universal and Progressive Asset-Based Domestic Policy

Sherraden, M. (2001, October). Toward a universal and progressive asset-based domestic policy: Annual meeting of the Labour Party, United Kingdom (CSD Perspective No. 01-20). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.

Asset Building Policy and Programs for the Poor

Sherraden, M. (2000). Asset building policy and programs for the poor (CSD Policy Report No. 00-32). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.

Individual Development Accounts (IDAs)

Individual Development Accounts (IDAs) are matched savings for particular purposes. IDAs enable low-wealth families to save and enter the financial mainstream. IDAs also provide low-income families with an opportunity to build assets and reach life goals. Like 401(k)s, where an employer matches an employee’s savings, IDAs encourage savings by offering a match on deposits (often 1:1 or […]

Financial Inclusion

In the 21st century the world is highly financialized, and income alone is not a sufficient support for millions of households. All people require access to safe financial products and services as well as sound financial knowledge. In addition, all families should be able to accumulate assets for their security and long-term development. Since its inception, CSD […]

Second Thoughts: Who Almost Participates in an IDA?

Rothwell, D., & Han, C.-K. (2009). Second thoughts: Who almost participates in an IDA? (CSD Working Paper No. 09-25). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.