The Assets Perspective: The Rise of Asset Building and its Impact on Social Policy

The Assets Perspective: The Rise of Asset Building and its Impact on Social Policy

by R. Cramer, T. Shanks


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137388278
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 03/06/2014
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 299
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Rachel Black, New America Foundation, USA
William Elliott III, New America Foundation, USA
Devin Fergus, The Ohio State University, USA
Allison Freeman, University of North Carolina, USA
Terri Friedline, University of Kansas, USA
Clinton Key, The Pew Charitable Trust, USA
Tatjana Meschede, Brandeis University, USA
Sam Osoro, Institute on Assets and Social Policy, USA
Janneke Ratcliffe, University of North Carolina, USA
Carolina Reid, University of California at Berkeley, USA
David Rothstein, Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland, USA
Thomas Shapiro, Brandeis University, USA
Michael Serraden, Washington University in Saint Louis, USA
Piyush Tantia, Ideas42, USA
Shannon White, Ideas42, USA
Josh Wright, Ideas42, USA

Table of Contents

1. The Rise of Asset Building and its Impact on Social Policy; Reid Cramer and Trina R. Williams Shanks 2. Transformation of Anti-Poverty Policies and Programs; Trina R. Williams Shanks 3. The Finances of Typical Households after the Great Recession; Clinton Key 4. Financial Fracking in the Land of the Fee, 1980-2008; Devin Fergus 5. The Widening Racial Wealth Gap: Why Wealth is Not Color Blind; Thomas Shapiro, Tatjana Meschede, and Sam Osoro 6. The Promises and Pitfalls of Homeownership; Carolina Reid 7. Setting the Record Straight on Affordable Homeownership; Allison Freeman and Janneke Ratcliffe 8. A Behavioral Economics Perspective on Innovations in Savings Programs; Piyush Tantia, Shannon White, and Josh Wright 9. Solving the Paradox of High College Expectations: The Role of Children's Savings Accounts; William Elliott III 10. Extending Savings Accounts to Young People: Lessons from Two Decades of Asset Building; Terri Friedline 11. Making Tax Time the Financial Management Moment; David Rothstein and Rachel Black 12. Foundations of an Asset-Based Social Policy Agenda; Reid Cramer 13. Asset Building Research and Policy: Pathways, Progress, and Potential of a Social Innovation; Michael Sherraden

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