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​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.”

​The book “Asset-Building Policies and Innovation in Asia” – a valuable resource for students and scholars of Asian social policy – is now available in paperback.