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The Influence of Research on Policy and Practice: Lessons from Studies of Asset Building and Low-Income Families

Michael Sherraden and Trina Williams Shanks

in The Field Research Survival Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195325522
eISBN:
9780199893850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325522.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter lets work on individual development accounts (IDAs) serve as an illustration of research to influence national and international policies concerning asset development. It discusses ... More


Learning from Individual Development Accounts

Michael Sherraden and Ray Boshara (eds)

in Overcoming the Saving Slump: How to Increase the Effectiveness of Financial Education and Saving Programs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226497099
eISBN:
9780226497105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226497105.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter argues that financial education proves to be effective when several hours and sessions of financial education are offered. One to ten hours of education is positively linked with average ... More


Financial Capability among Survivors of Domestic Violence

Cynthia K. Sanders

in Financial Capability and Asset Development: Research, Education, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199755950
eISBN:
9780199332526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755950.003.0024
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter demonstrates the role that financial issues play in domestic violence and provides a framework for understanding the importance of interventions that address the economic dimension of ... More


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