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.
Faculty Perspectives on Financial Capability and Asset Building in Social Work Education: A Research Report
Sherraden, M. S., Huang, J., Johnson, L., Dore, P. Birkenmaier, J., Loke, V., & Hageman, S. (2018). (CSD Research Report No. 18-14)
Build the Village that Raises the Child
HomeGrown STL. (2018, March). (CSD Conference Report 18-10)
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).
“In addition to being an internationally renowned scholar of social and economic development, Professor Grinstein-Weiss is an influential and truly significant leader in health behavior change,” said Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton at the ceremony, which had to be moved to the Clark-Fox Forum to accommodate the crowd.

​Growing up in war and chaos, Aytakin Huseynli knew she wanted to help others, but the profession of “social work” didn’t exist in Azerbaijan. Later, she would go to great lengths to change that.

​The Center for Social Development’s new Voter Access and Engagement initiative aims to strengthen democracy by increasing access and participation in the electoral process.

​A new CSD brief advances Child Development Account policy by identifying 10 elements for universal and progressive CDAs at scale.

​CSD Director Michael Sherraden will talk about efforts to promote federal legislation for universal Child Development Accounts, a key recommendation of the Grand Challenges for Social Work.

​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.