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.

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The 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.


Recent Publications

Financial Capability and Asset Building in Social and Economic Development: Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals

Ansong, D., Okumu, M., Huang, J., Johnson, L., & Sherraden, M. S. (2020, November). Financial capability and asset building in social and economic development: Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (CSD Perspective No. 20-27). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development. https://doi.org/10.7936/vh44-x812

Asset-Building Policy in Korea: Innovation for Social Development

This Perspective is adapted from Michael Sherraden’s keynote address given during the “Ceremony Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of Self Sufficiency & Welfare Policy and 10th Anniversary of Asset Building Policy” in Korea. The Perspective is presented through a partnership between the Center for Social Development, the Korean Ministry of Health & Welfare, and the Korea […]