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Effects of Holding Assets on Social and Economic Outcomes of Families: A Review of Theory and Evidence

Publication Date
Nov 29, 2008

This report provides a conceptual framework on the effects of asset holding and reviews the empirical literature based on this framework. The report distills the main findings on how assets influence economic, social, psychological, and child well-being and provides empirical support for the benefits of asset building. [39 PDF pages]

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Families with Children