Child Development Accounts Reach Over 15 Million Globally

Zou, L., & Sherraden, M. (2022, June). Child Development Accounts reach over 15 million children globally (CSD Policy Brief No. 22-22). Washington University, Center for Social Development. https://doi.org/10.7936/yfyb-r646

Child Development Accounts expand resources for higher education

New research from the Center for Social Development shows that a children’s account policy reduces obstacles to higher education. As the cost of higher education continues to grow, families in the United States struggle to save enough for children’s education. State 529 college savings plans are investment vehicles that assist families in meeting this need, […]

Financial Facts: SEED OK Child Development Accounts at Age 14

Clancy, M. M., Beverly, S. G., Schreiner, M., Huang, J., & Sherraden, M. (2022, June). Financial facts: SEED OK Child Development Accounts at age 14 (CSD Fact Sheet No. 22-20). Washington University, Center for Social Development. https://doi.org/10.7936/13ge-kt42

Senator, National Experts Discuss Strategies for Economic Security

Policies to strengthen vulnerable families typically focus either on boosting income for present needs or assets for future priorities. A recent event spotlighted policies to integrate the two approaches for vulnerable families – as we already do for other families.

Economic Security From an Asset Perspective

Elliott, W., III. (2022, May). Economic security from an asset perspective (CSD Perspective No. 22-19). Washington University, Center for Social Development, and University of Michigan, Center on Assets Education, and Inclusion.

Reducing Extreme Economic Inequality

Henly, J., Lein, L., Romich, J., Shanks, T. R., & Sherraden, M. S. (with Jones, R., & Tillotson, A.). (2022). Reducing extreme economic inequality. In R. P. Barth, J. T. Messing, T. R. Shanks, & J. H. Williams (Eds.), Grand challenges for social work and society (2nd ed., pp. 279–309). Oxford University Press.

Building Financial Capability and Assets for All

Barth, R. P., Silk, K., Flynn, M. L., Uehara, E. Messing, J. T., Shanks, T. R., Sherraden, M., & Williams, J. H., (2022). Conclusions and looking forward. In R. P. Barth, J. T. Messing, T. R. Shanks, & J. H. Williams (Eds.), Grand challenges for social work and society (2nd ed., pp. 389–405). Oxford University Press.

Conclusions and Looking Forward

Barth, R. P., Silk, K., Flynn, M. L., Uehara, E. Messing, J. T., Shanks, T. R., Sherraden, M., & Williams, J. H., (2022). Conclusions and looking forward. In R. P. Barth, J. T. Messing, T. R. Shanks, & J. H. Williams (Eds.), Grand challenges for social work and society (2nd ed., pp. 389–405). Oxford University Press.

Commentary

Johnson, L., Butts, S. C., Manderscheid, R., Sherraden, M., & Lewis, C. E. (2022). Commentary. In R. P. Barth, J. T. Messing, T. R. Shanks, & J. H. Williams. J. H. (Eds.), Grand challenges for social work and society (2nd ed., pp. 406–414). Oxford University Press.

Financial Capability

Sherraden, M. S., Huang, J., & Ansong, D. (2022, February 24). Financial capability. In C. Franklin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Social Work (Online ed.). https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199975839.013.1201

Grand Challenges for Social Work

Flynn, M. L., Barth, R. P., Uehara, E., & Sherraden, M. (2022, February 24). Grand Challenges for Social Work. In C. Franklin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Social Work (Online ed.). https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199975839.013.1458

Preparing Social Workers to Improve People’s Finances

Sherraden, M. S. (2022, January). Preparing social workers to improve people’s finances (CSD Perspective No. 22-02). Washington University, Center for Social Development. https://doi.org/10.7936/w45g-2b72