Asset Building Toward Inclusive Policy

Sherraden, M., Johnson, L., Clancy, M. M., Beverly, S. G., Sherraden, M. S., Schreiner, M., … Han, C.-K. (2018, March 28). Asset building: Toward inclusive policy. In C. Franklin et al. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Social Work. doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780199975839.013.25

Asset Building: Toward Inclusive Policy

Sherraden, M., Johnson, L., Clancy, M., Beverly, S. G., Sherraden, M., Schreiner, M., … Han, C.-K. (2016). Asset building: Toward inclusive policy (CSD Working Paper No. 16-49). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.

Policy Recommendations for Meeting the Grand Challenge to Reduce Extreme Economic Inequality

Elliott, W., III, Henly, J. R., Lambert, S. J., Lein, L., Romich, J. L., Shanks, T. R., & Sherraden, M. (2016, September). Policy recommendations for meeting the Grand Challenge to Reduce Extreme Economic Inequality (Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative Policy Brief No. 10). Cleveland, OH: American Academy of Social Work & Social Welfare. https://doi.org/10.7936/K7NZ874H

New book explores the rise of asset building

More than two decades after Michael Sherraden, PhD, wrote Assets and the Poor – introducing asset building as a new social policy framework – that idea has taken off in numerous directions.

Does Outstanding Student Debt Reduce Asset Accumulation?

Elliott, W., III, Grinstein-Weiss, M., & Nam, I. (2013). Does outstanding student debt reduce asset accumulation? (CSD Working Paper No. 13-32). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.

As student loan debt passes $1 trillion, seeing decline in return on investment

More than 160 people attended “Generation Debt: the Promise, Perils and Future of Student Loans” at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis on Monday, Nov. 18. The conference was co-sponsored by the St. Louis Fed and the Center for Social Development in the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.

Student Debt and Declining Retirement Savings

Elliott, W., III, Grinstein-Weiss, M., & Nam, I. (2013). Student debt and declining retirement savings (CSD Working Paper No. 13-34). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.

Special journal issue emphasizes saving and educational success

A special issue of “Economics of Education Review” marks the first comprehensive set of studies that link assets and educational attainment. Research provides evidence that college savings should be included in policies for educational financing.

Reducing the College Progress Gap Between Low- to Moderate-Income (LMI) and High-Income (HI) Young Adults: Assets as an Understudied Form of Economic Capital

Elliott, W., III, Constance-Huggins, M., & Song, H. (2011, June). Reducing the college progress gap between low- to moderate-income (LMI) and high-income (HI) young adults: Assets as an understudied form of economic capital (CSD Research Brief No. 11-16). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.

Giving children a financial stake in college

William Elliott, III, Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh and a Faculty Associate at the Center for Social Development at Washington University’s Brown School, will present his research on children’s savings and educational outcomes at 1:00 pm, April 8, 2011, in Brown Lounge.

Taking Stock of Ten Years of Research on the Relationship Between Assets and Children’s Educational Outcomes: Implications for Theory, Policy, and Intervention

Elliott, W., III, Destin, M., & Friedline, T. (2011). Taking stock of ten years of research on the relationship between assets and children’s educational outcomes: Implications for theory, policy, and intervention (CSD Working Paper No. 11-08). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.