The purpose of this study was to examine the predictors of savings outcomes for rural and urban participants in IDA programs. Multivariate analyses by residency were used to explore the experiences of rural and urban participants. a short survey among rural IDA administrators in ADD was used to identify the challenges associated with managing IDAs in these regions. Finally, conclusions and policy implications are presented.
Curley, J., & Grinstein-Weiss, M. (2003). A comparative analysis of rural and urban saving performance in Individual Development Accounts (CSD Working Paper No. 03-08). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.
IDA, individual development account, Rural, urban, savings performance, comparative perspective, research
Curley, Jami C., "A Comparative Analysis of Rural and Urban Saving Performance in Individual Development Accounts" (2003). Center for Social Development Research. 63.