Economic Security Measure

Asset Building

Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) collaborated with us to expand the national methodology for basic income adequacy and economic security measure by including saving components. Essential for long-term economic security and household development, saving components included precautionary savings, skill-development savings and home-ownership savings. 

Funding Partner: Wider Opportunities for Women

Principal Investigator


Yunju Nam

​University at Buffalo

Lissa Johnson

Lissa Johnson

CSD Associate Director; Director of Administration and Research;
Co-Director Financial Capability and Asset Building