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June 2011

Reducing the College Progress Gap between Low- to Moderate-income and High-income Young Adults

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This is a summary of new research examining various types of economic capital (assets) and the connection to predicting whether individuals of low and moderate income attend and succeed in college.
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January 2011

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

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This paper reviews the relationship between assets and children's long-term educational attainment, and highlights Child Development Accounts (CDAs) as an important asset in this equation.
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July 2010

Saving for Post-secondary Education in American Indian Communities

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This research brief provides a summary of a larger study examining the trends of post-secondary education saving among in American Indian communities.
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January 2010

Savings Outcomes of an IDA Program for Survivors of Domestic Violence

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This study examines saving rates, withdrawals, and purchases made among 125 women who participated in the IDA program in St. Louis, MO.
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January 2010

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Sites in Native Communities

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Recognizing how many eligible workers do not take advantage of the EITC, 14 VITA sites in Native American communities undertook a survey with more than 1800 American Indian/Alaskan Natives/Native Hawaiians to better understand how the EITC could benefit their communities.
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January 2009

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

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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.
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January 2009

Child Development Accounts and Saving for Children's Future: Do Financial Incentives Matter?

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This study describes outcomes in the first large-scale CDA demonstration in the U. S. The research examines connections between savings outcomes and incentives in an asset-building program for children and highlights implications for CDA policy and design.
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January 2008

Major Findings from IDA Research in the United States

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The Center for Social Development undertook a review of current research on IDAs in the U.S. This report details this data gathering project, and highlights prime research examples as well as both common and uncommon findings.
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State IDA Policy Contacts

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This listing contains state-by-state IDA policy contacts, including names, organizational information, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses.
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State-level Individual Development Account (IDA) Policy: Opportunities and Challenges for Rural Areas

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This report gives a brief IDA policy history and outlines variations in state level policy and how they affect rural populations. Special attention is paid to policy reforms to make IDAs more relevant and helpful for different rural populations.
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Status of State Supported IDA Programs in 2005

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This report describes results from a 2005 survey of state-sponsored IDA programs. Information reported includes IDA policy background, state funding allocations and sources, state-level collaborations, and efforts to recruit diverse populations.
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Asset-building in Tribal Communities: Generating native discussion and practical approaches

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This policy report outlines the basic concepts of asset-building, including terms and definitions. The authors then use a cultural context to understand these concepts in Native American communities, and highlight a few examples of programs across the country.