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.
Annual Report on the Head Start Family Financial Capability Program: 2015–2016
Curley, J., & Robertson, A. S. (2017). (CSD Research Report No. 17-32).
Employee Financial Wellness Programs Project: Comprehensive Report of Findings
Frank-Miller, E., Covington, M., Despard, M. R., Hannon, G., & Grinstein-Weiss, M. (2017). (CSD Research Report No. 17-31).
Statewide Child Development Account Policies: Key Design Elements
Clancy, M. M., & Beverly, S. G. (2017). (CSD Policy Report 17-30).
Employee Financial Wellness Programs: A Review of the Literature and Directions for Future Research
Hannon, G., Covington, M., Despard, M., Frank-Miller, E., & Grinstein-Weiss, M. (2017). (CSD Working Paper No. 17-23).
Start Lifelong Asset Building With Universal and Progressive Child Development Accounts
Huang, J., Sherraden, M. S., Clancy, M. M., Sherraden, M., & Shanks, T. R. (2017, March). (Grand Challenges for Social Work initiative Policy Action No. 11.1).
Reverse Civic and Legal Exclusions for Persons with Criminal Charges and Convictions
Pettus-Davis, C., Epperson, M. W., & Grier, A. (2017, March). (Grand Challenges for Social Work initiative Policy Action No. 9.1).
Expand Paid Family and Medical Leave
Gonzales, E., Morrow-Howell, N. M., & Ho, H. (2017, March). (Grand Challenges for Social Work initiative Policy Action No. 4.1).

​The Center for Social Development and Prosperity Now work to advance the financial well-being of households with limited income. With this primer, we provide employers an overview of workplace-based financial wellness services.

​In their book to be released in September, Smart Decarceration Initiative co-directors Carrie Pettus-Davis and Matthew Epperson show how decreasing the incarcerated population is not only possible, but also potentially beneficial.

​To encourage families to save for college, California has adopted the Every Kid Counts Act, which provides $3 million to fund a matching grant program. Margaret Clancy, CSD policy director, serves on the advisory committee.

​With CSD as a partner, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau held two events in June at the Brown School of Social Work: The CFPB Financial Education Exchange and the Tax Time Savings Initiative Cohort Convening.

​Newly elected Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt kicked off the June 20 Child Development Account Forum by saying his office is “very focused” on the Missouri MOST 529 College Savings Plan.

Research finds that near-poor households with subsidized Marketplace insurance are 41 percentage points less likely to become delinquent on home payments compared to similar uninsured households.