The center’s publications are the primary means by which our experts articulate CSD’s vision for change, report on our research, and disseminate applied social innovations to broaden well-being.

Featured Publications

Toward Finance as a Public Good

Huang, J., Sherraden, M. S., & Sherraden, M. (2021). Toward finance as a public good (CSD Working Paper No. 21-03). Washington University, Center for Social Development. https://doi.org/10.7936/p8dd-p256

A Global Gateway

The Open Scholarship publications database is a gateway to the writings of CSD experts and other thought leaders.  It connects readers to the reports, briefs, working papers, and other works in our repository, as well as to books, chapters, special issues, and articles by CSD authors.

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Recent Publications

MI-SEED Investment Funds and Account Growth: Implications for Achieving Higher Rates of Return in CDA Programs

Shanks, T. R., & Meehan, P. (2021, February). MI-SEED investment funds and account growth: Implications for achieving higher rates of return in CDA programs (Research Brief No. 21-05). Washington University, Center for Social Development, and University of Michigan, Center for Equitable Family and Community Well-Being. https://doi.org/10.7936/50MK-H281