Inquiry
Students who experience violence/abuse have lower GPAs than those who do not. Read more.
Innovation
Most economic well-being measures ignore long-term priorities like saving for retirement and children's college education. Read more.
Impact
SEED for Oklahoma Kids is the first experiment examining the impact of CDAs on parental educational expectations for young children. Read more.
Challenges in Asset Building in Singapore
Sherraden, M. (2018). In S. Vasoo & B. Singh (Eds.), Critical issues in asset building in Singapore’s development (pp. 1–19).
International Child Development Accounts
Sherraden, M., Cheng, L.-C., Ssewamala, F., Kim, Y., Loke, V., Zou, L., … Han, C.-K. (2018, July 30). Encyclopedia of Social Work.
Promoting Savings at Tax Time: Insights from Online and In-Person Tax Preparation Services
Davison, G., Frank-Miller, E., Roll, S. P., & Grinstein-Weiss, M. (2018). (CSD Research Report No. 18-33).
The Mediating Role of Assets in Explaining Hardship Risk Among Households Experiencing Financial Shocks
Despard, M. R., Guo, S., Grinstein-Weiss, M., Russell, B., Oliphant, J. E., & deRuyter, A. (2018). Social Work Research.
Hypermobility and Educational Outcomes: The Case of St. Louis
Metzger, M. W., Fowler, P. J., & Swanstrom, T. (2018). Urban Education.
Universal and Progressive Child Development Accounts: A Policy Innovation to Reduce Educational Disparity
Sherraden, M., Clancy, M., Nam, Y., Huang, J., Kim, Y., Beverly, S. G., … Purnell, J. Q. (2018). Urban Education.
Refund to Savings 2015–2016: Field Experiments to Promote Tax-Time Saving in Low- and Moderate-Income Households
Roll, S. P., Davison, G., Grinstein-Weiss, M., Despard, M. R., & Bufe, S. (2018). (CSD Research Report No. 18-28).
Financial Capabilities in Indian Country
Tovar, M., & Manshack, L. (2018). [Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies research report].
A Toolkit for Expanding Financial Capability at Tax Time
Davison, G., Covington, M., Kondratjeva, O., Roll, S. P., & Grinstein-Weiss, M. (2018). (CSD Toolkit No. 18-26).
Financial Capability and Asset Building in Vulnerable Households: Theory and Practice
Sherraden, M. S., Birkenmaier, J., & Collins, J. M. (Eds).
The Pivotal Role of Human Service Practitioners in Building Financial Capability
Watson Grote, M. (2018, May). (CSD Perspective No. 18-20).
Policy Recommendations for Expanding Access to Banking and Financial Services
Friedline, T., Despard, M. R., & Birkenmaier, J. (2018, May). (Grand Challenges for Social Work initiative Policy Brief No. 11-4).
Policy Recommendations for Helping U.S. Households Build Emergency Savings
Despard, M. R., Friedline, T., & Birkenmaier, J. (2018, May). (Grand Challenges for Social Work initiative Policy Brief No. 11-3).
Policy Recommendations for Financial Capability and Asset Building by Increasing Access to Safe, Affordable Credit
Birkenmaier, J., Despard, M. R., & Friedline, T. (2018, May). (Grand Challenges for Social Work initiative Policy Brief No. 11-2).

​Jeyran Rahmatullayeva presented “Family and Child Policies of Azerbaijan: From the Soviet Period to Today.”

​Guests from 18 states and the District of Columbia gathered at the 2018 Child Development Account Forum, hosted by CSD and Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt.

​Volunteers tie communities together because they are active in every major shock and stress communities experience, finds the new 2018 State of the World's Volunteerism Report.

​​With bipartisan support, Pennsylvania is launching a statewide program to provide college savings accounts for all newborns with a $100 scholarship grant. 

​A national Child Development Account policy is emerging in Taiwan, thanks in large part to Brown School alumna Li-Chen Cheng.

​Please join us for the event Black Wealth, Black Health: The Power of the Black Vote, from 2-4 p.m. June 30 at Schlafly Library, 225 N. Euclid Ave.

​Our new offering “A Toolkit for Expanding Financial Capability at Tax Time” is now available and free to download. Check it out!