Publication Date

10-18-2019

Summary

Financially vulnerable families face numerous challenges that can adversely affect their children’s development. This brief reports on the effects of Child Development Accounts (CDAs), a financial capability intervention, in families receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families or Head Start. The results show that CDAs positively shape several financial and nonfinancial outcomes for these families.

Document Type

Research Brief

Category

Asset building

Subarea

Inclusion in Asset Building

Original Citation

Huang, J., Beverly, S. G., Kim, Y., Clancy, M. M., & Sherraden, M. (2019, October). Financially vulnerable families reap multiple benefits from Child Development Accounts (CSD Research Brief No. 19-40). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development. https://doi.org/10.7936/akd8-d690

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7936/akd8-d690

Project

SEED for Oklahoma Kids

Keywords

Child Development Accounts ; SEED for Oklahoma Kids ; experiment ; United States ; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families ; TANF ; Head Start

Previous Versions

Oct 21 2019

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