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.
Incomplete Democracy: The Relationship of Race, Income, and Education to Voter Participation
McClendon, G. G., Pitzer, K. A., & Tolani, A. T. (2018, October). (CSD Research Brief No. 18-41).
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 Azerbaijan Minister of Labor and Social Protection Sahil Babayev and Social Policy and Services Department Head Himalay Mamishov met with Center for Social Development Director Michael Sherraden, International Director Li Zou and Research Associate Aytakin Huseynli.

​The Center for Social Development at Washington University’s Brown School is once again engaged in partnership for development of social work in mainland China. The focus is on financial capability.

Center for Social Development Director Michael Sherraden and International Director Li Zou represented Washington University in St. Louis during a conference on “The 30th Anniversary of the Re-establishment of Social Work in China.”

Michael Sherraden delivered the keynote address at the Grand Challenges for Social Work event “Economic Equality and Financial Capability” at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work.

​In St. Louis and St. Louis County, voter registration and voting are lower in ZIP codes with more black residents, according to a new study from the Center for Social Development.

​After a landmark report from the United Nations’ scientific panel on climate change came out, Lisa Reyes Mason, CSD faculty director for Environment and Social Development, spoke up about what people can do.

​About 50 people participated in Election Protection training on October 23 at the Brown School. Denise Lieberman, senior attorney for the Voter Protection Program at the Advancement Project, led the nonpartisan training to prepare volunteer poll monitors for the November 6 election.