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.
Taking Child Development Accounts to Scale: Ten Key Policy Design Elements
Sherraden, M., Clancy, M., & Beverly, S. (2018). (CSD Policy Brief 18-08)
The State of State EITCs: An Overview and Their Implications for Low- and Moderate-Income Households
Davison, G., Roll, S. P., Taylor, S. H., & Grinstein-Weiss, M. (2018, January). (CSD Research Brief No. 18-04).
School Banking as a Strategy for Strengthening Youth Economic Participation in Developing Countries: Lessons from YouthSave
Johnson, L., Lee, Y., Njenga, G., Kieyah, J., Osei-Akoto, I., Rodriguez, C. O., … Zou, L. (2018). Global Social Welfare.
Responses to and Repercussions From Income Volatility in Low- and Moderate-Income Households: Results from a National Survey
Roll, S. P., Mitchell, D. S., Holub, K., Bufe, S., & Grinstein-Weiss, M. (2017, December) (Issue Brief).
The Experience of Volatility in Low- and Moderate-Income Households: Results from a National Survey
Roll, S. P., Mitchell, D. S., Bufe, S., Lynne, G., & Grinstein-Weiss, M. (2017, October). (Issue Brief).
Social Belonging and College Retention: Results From a Quasi-Experimental Pilot Study
Silver Wolf (Adelv unegv Waya), D. A. P., Perkins, J., Butler-Barnes, S. T., & Walker, T. A., Jr. (2017). Journal of College Student Development
529 Plan Investment Growth and a Quasi-Default Investment for Child Development Accounts
Clancy, M. M., & Beverly, S. G. (2017, November) (CSD Policy Brief No. 17-42).

​More than 120 people working to improve the lives of black boys and young men in St. Louis City and County participated in the second annual HomeGrown STL Summit.

A new paper by Molly Metzger and Nay’Chelle Harris analyzes “Team TIF St. Louis,” a resident-driven collaboration focused on government transparency and racial equity.

Fred Melch Ssewamala, PhD, a renowned social and economic development scholar, was installed as the William E. Gordon Distinguished Professor. 

​Benjamin J. Lough has received the Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement for profound international accomplishments in teaching, research and public service.

“Financial Capability and Asset Building with Diverse Populations: Improving Financial Well-being in Families and Communities” is aimed at policymakers, researchers and practitioners who assist financially vulnerable people. 

​As economists float the idea to give every newborn in the U.S. a “baby bond” account with between $500 to $50,000 in cash, Michael Sherraden says a solution already exists — Child Development Accounts.

​Michael Sherraden received the 2018 Social Policy Researcher Award in recognition of his "distinguished achievement across an extended career of research in social policy.”