Quick Guide to CSA Research: An Overview of Evidence on Children's Savings Accounts

This guide summarizes current research on CSAs’ effects and outcomes, offering a quick reference to the types of research backing each finding. While this guide is not exhaustive, it aims to give an accurate picture of the evidence base for CSAs today. Part 1 focuses on the interim and long-term effects of CSAs on education, health, equity and economic mobility. Part 2 examines the effects of CSA design features on participation, savings and account accumulation.

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