December 31, 2022, Beijing, China, and virtual
New pilot tests CDAs, supports for families of children with autism
In China, CSD’s new research with Child Development Accounts aims to build families’ capacity for managing autism and its costs.
Understanding the Use of Digital Finance Among Older Internet Users in Urban China: Evidence From an Online Convenience Sample
Zeng, Y., & Li, Y. (2022). Understanding the use of digital finance among older internet users in urban China: Evidence from an online convenience sample. Educational Gerontology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/03601277.2022.2126341
Audience of over 2.65 million for keynotes on financial social work
On June 29, Faculty Directors Jin Huang and Minchao Jin delivered keynote addresses at the 2022 Financial Literacy Education Forum in mainland China. Carried by state news agency Xinhua, Sina Weibo, Youku, and numerous other platforms, the event drew an audience of over 2.65 million viewers.
Top social workers in China call for curriculum changes, financial capability
How does a nation train over a million social workers to help build the financial capability and assets of their clients? What should social workers in China know about finance, and what is the best way to teach them? Weighing these matters, researchers and several of China’s top social workers proposed changes at the First […]
Financial Capability and Asset Building in Social Work Practice
Sherraden, M. (2022, January). Financial capability and asset building in social work practice (CSD Perspective No. 22-01). Washington University, Center for Social Development. https://doi.org/10.7936/a6jt-bb86
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
Study on WU partnerships in China wins 2020 Best Article Award
On August 26, 2021, the China Journal of Social Work announced the 2020 Best Article Award, honoring a study by an international team of scholars that includes Center for Social Development (CSD) affiliates Michael Sherraden, Li Zou, Suo Deng, Jin Huang, Margaret Sherraden, and Nancy Morrow-Howell, as well as Shanti Khinduka, former dean of the […]
Brief Report: Health Expenditures for Children with Autism and Family Financial Well-Being in China
Zhou, L., Wang, J., & Huang, J. (2021). Brief report: Health expenditures for children with autism and family financial well-being in China. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-021-05214-2
Huang Delivers First Nationwide Financial Capability Training for Social Workers in China
On January 30, Center for Social Development (CSD) research associate professor Jin Huang delivered the first national financial capability training for Chinese social workers. Speaking to more than 800 attendees, Huang discussed broadening the term “financial literacy” to the concept of “financial capability,” or having both the knowledge to make optimal financial decisions and also […]
In the Community: Over 25 Years of Inquiry, Innovation, and Impact
Center for Social Development. (2021). In the community: Over 25 years of inquiry, innovation, and impact (CSD Report No. 20-01). Washington University, Center for Social Development. https://doi.org/10.7936/2n6h-jt55
New Book Charts Global Progress of Child Development Accounts
Nearly 30 years after the publication of Michael Sherraden’s seminal Assets and the Poor, Child Development Account (CDA) policies and programs are emerging across the globe. Now, a new book edited by Jin Huang, Li Zou and Sherraden showcases the global context of those advancements.
Re-emergence of Social Work in Modern China: A Perspective by Chinese and U.S. Partners
Sherraden, M., Yuen-Tsang, A. W. K., Wang, S., Khinduka, S., Zou, L., Deng, S., Gao, J., Ku, B. H.-B., Huang, J., Sherraden, M. S., & Morrow-Howell, N. (2020). Re-emergence of social work in modern China: A perspective by Chinese and U.S. partners. China Journal of Social Work, 13(1), 40–54. https://doi.org/10.1080/17525098.2020.1732534
Financial Social Work is Emerging in China, Influenced by Pioneering Work at the Center for Social Development
As financial social work emerges in China, Michael Sherraden and Li Zou highlight its potential at two Chinese universities.
Applied Social Research: Aiming for Impact
Sherraden, M., Lough, B. J., Sherraden, M. S., Williams Shanks, T. R., & Huang, J. (2019). Applied social research: Aiming for impact. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 10(4), 545–570. https://doi.org/10.1086/706153
Breaking the Cycle: An Asset-Based Family Intervention for Poverty Alleviation in China
Deng, S. (2019). Breaking the cycle: An asset-based family intervention for poverty alleviation in China. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development, 29(1), 82–94. doi:10.1080/02185385.2019.1571943
Special Issue | Inclusive Child Development Accounts: Toward Universality and Progressivity
Huang, J., Zou, L., & Sherraden, M. (Eds.). (2019). Inclusive child development accounts: Toward universality and progressivity [Special issue]. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development, 29(1).
Toward Universal, Progressive, and Lifelong Asset Building: Introduction to the Special Issue
Sherraden, M., Huang, J., & Zou, L. (2019). Toward universal, progressive, and lifelong asset building: Introduction to the special issue. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development, 29(1), 1–5. doi:10.1080/02185385.2019.1575272
Financial capability: A new focus of social work research, education and practice in mainland China
The Center for Social Development at Washington University’s Brown School is once again engaged in partnership for development of social work in mainland China. The focus is on financial capability.
Sherraden speaks about the future of social work in China
Center for Social Development Director Michael Sherraden and International Director Li Zou represented Washington University in St. Louis during a conference on “The 30th Anniversary of the Re-establishment of Social Work in China.”
Brown School celebrates Washington University Day at Xi’an Jiaotong University
A delegation from Washington University in St. Louis including Brown School Dean Mary McKay and Center for Social Development leaders participated the celebration of Washington University Day at Xi’an Jiaotong University on October 15.
【视野】普惠金融与金融能力：美国社会工作的大挑战 [From financial inclusion to financial capability: A grand challenge of social work in the United States]
Citation: Huang, J., Sherraden, M. S., & Zou, L. (2018, October). 【视野】普惠金融与金融能力：美国社会工作的大挑战 [From financial inclusion to financial capability: A grand challenge of social work in the United States]. China Social Work Magazine. https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/z15GHMa00dxgokSiX2TU9A
Family Assets, Parental Expectations, and Children Educational Performance: An Empirical Examination From China
Fang, S., Huang, J., Curley, J., & Birkenmaier, J. (2018). Family assets, parental expectations, and children educational performance: An empirical examination from China. Children and Youth Services Review, 87, 60–68. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2018.02.018
Financial Knowledge and Behaviors of Chinese Migrant Workers: An International Perspective on a Financially Vulnerable Population
Chen, Z., & Lemieux, C. M. (2016). Financial knowledge and behaviors of Chinese migrant workers: An international perspective on a financially vulnerable population. Journal of Community Practice, 24(4), 462–486. doi:10.1080/10705422.2016.1233475
Financial Inclusion in China: Use of Credit
Chen, Z., & Jin, M. (2016). Financial inclusion in China: Use of credit (CSD Working Paper No. 16-24). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.
Asset Poverty and Happiness in Urban China
Huang, J. (2013). Asset poverty and happiness in urban China. China Journal of Social Work, 6(2), 163–176. doi:10.1080/17525098.2013.797361
The Hutubi Model: What Have We Learned?
Guo, B., Guo, X., & Zou, L. (2013). The Hutubi Model: What have we learned? China Journal of Social Work, 6(2), 118–126. doi:10.1080/17525098.2013.797362
Productive Engagement in Later Life: A Global Perspective
Morrow-Howell, N., & Mui, A. C. (Eds.). (2012). Productive engagement in later life: A global perspective. New York, NY: Routledge.
Asset Poverty in Urban China: A Study Using the 2002 Chinese Household Income Project
Huang, J., Jin, M., Deng, S., Guo, B., Zou, L., & Sherraden, M. (2011). Asset poverty in urban China: A study using the 2002 Chinese Household Income Project (CSD Working Paper No. 11-35). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.
Productive Aging Conference Report
Center for Social Development. (2011). Productive Aging conference report (CSD Report No. 11-32). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.
Asset-Based Policy in China: Applied Project and Policy Progress
Zou, L., Sherraden, M., Guo B., Huang, J., Deng, S., & Jin, M. (2011, July). Asset-based policy in China: Applied project and policy progress (CSD Policy Brief No. 11-24). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development. https://doi.org/10.7936/K7M32V8J
Emerging Perspectives on International Volunteerism in Asia
Brassard, C., Sherraden, M. S., & Lough, B. J. (2010). Emerging perspectives on international volunteerism in Asia (Forum Research Paper). Leicester, United Kingdom: International Forum on Development Service.
Productive Ageing Is Likely to Become a Major Policy Discussion in China
Sherraden, M. (2010). Productive ageing is likely to become a major policy discussion in China [Foreword]. China Journal of Social Work, 3(2–3), 101–105. doi:10.1080/17525098.2010.492632
Special Issue | Productive Ageing and China: Perspectives from East Asia and Abroad
Morrow-Howell, N., & Mui, A. C. (Eds.). (2010). Productive ageing and China: Perspectives from East Asia and abroad [Special issue]. China Journal of Social Work, 3(2–3).
Cross-Cultural, Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Maximizing Productive Engagement of the Ageing Population
Morrow-Howell, N., & Mui, A. C. (2010). Cross-cultural, multidisciplinary perspectives on maximizing productive engagement of the ageing population [Editorial]. China Journal of Social Work, 3(2–3), 107–109. doi:10.1080/17525098.2010.492633
Productive Ageing in China: A Human Capital Perspective
Mui, A. C. (2010). Productive ageing in China: A human capital perspective. China Journal of Social Work, 3(2–3), 111–123. doi:/10.1080/17525098.2010.492634
CSD co-sponsors productive aging conference
In August 2009, international gerontology scholars gathered in China to address the challenge of initiating research and policy innovations that will support older adults in being actively engaged and harness their contributions for the betterment of families, communities, and society.
International Conference on Asset Building and Social Development: Theory, Research, and Policy
September 9-12, 2004, Jinan, China
Developing Family Development Accounts in Taipei: Policy Innovation From Income to Assets
Cheng, L. (2003). Developing family development accounts in Taipei: Policy innovation from income to assets (CSD Working Paper No. 03-09). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.