Panel: Assets and Savings Behavior
(Poverty and Income Policy)

Saturday, November 4, 2017: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Field (Hyatt Regency Chicago)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Chairs:  Chris Wimer, Columbia University
Discussants:  Trina Shanks, University of Michigan

Using Assets to Improve Poverty Measurement: Comparing Official, Supplemental, Consumption, and Assets-Augmented Poverty Measures
Felix M. Muchomba1, Christopher Wimer2 and Irwin Garfinkel2, (1)Rutgers University, (2)Columbia University

Tools for Saving: Using prepaid accounts to set aside funds
Melissa Knoll, David Sieminski, Cheryl Cooper and David Zimmerman, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Uncertain Futures: An Evaluation of the Boston Youth Credit Building Initiative
Alicia Modestino1, Trinh Nguyen2 and Rachel Sederberg1, (1)Northeastern University, (2)Boston Mayor's Office of Workforce Development

Assets and Savings Behavior

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