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IDAs, Saving Taste, and Household Wealth: Evidence from the American Dream Demonstration

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Published Date
January, 2009

Results indicate that participating in an IDA increases financial assets, and participants with less wealth experience greater benefits than those with more wealth. Importantly, the research suggests that participating in an IDA program changes participant's overall savings behavior and increases the affinity for saving.