Michal Grinstein-Weiss is the Brown School’s Shanti K. Khinduka Distinguished Professor and Director of the Social Policy Institute at Washington University in St. Louis. While engaged at CSD, her research focused on asset building with an emphasis on behavioral economics.
American Dream Policy Demonstration (ADD)
This is the first large-scale demonstration of Individual Development Accounts, with approximately 2,400 accounts opened at 13 sites across the country.
Refund to Savings (R2S)
Our experiments measure the effect of interventions informed by behavioral economics that seek to increase saving at tax time.
Employee Financial Wellness Programs
Through research, we assess whether such programs offer a promising strategy for building financial security among workers.