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Tools and Research Indices

Asset Building Policies in Massachusetts (November 2006) by Sandra Venner

The Asset Security and Opportunity Index (November 2009) by Thomas Shapiro and Tatjana Meschede

Achieving Greater Financial Stability: The Role of the Earned Income Tax Credit and Financial Education in Advancing the Asset Formation Efforts of Community Action Agencies (February 2009) by Sandra Venner

By a Thread: The New Experience of America's Middle Class (November 2007) by Thomas Shapiro

The Crisis of Economic Insecurity for African-American and Latino Seniors (September 2011) by Tatjana Meschede, Laura Sullivan and Thomas Shapiro

The Downslide before the Downturn: Declining Economic Security Among Middle Class African-Americans and Latinos, 2000-2006 (May 2009) by Tatjana Meschede, Thomas Shapiro and Laura Sullivan

Economic Insecurity: The Experience of the African-American and Latino Middle-Classes (February 2008) by Thomas Shapiro and Tatjana Meschede

From Bad to Worse: Senior Economic Insecurity on the Rise (July 2011) by Tatjana Meschede, Laura Sullivan and Thomas Shapiro

From Middle to Shaky Ground: The Economic Decline of America's Middle Class, 2000-2006(November 2008) by Laura Sullivan, Tatjana Meschede and Thomas Shapiro

Innovative State Policies to Reduce Poverty and Expand the Middle Class (December 2005) by Sandra Venner and Janet Boguslaw

Living Longer on Less: The New Economic In(Security) of Seniors (January 2009) by Tatjana Meschede and Thomas Shapiro

Living Longer on Less in Massachusetts: The New Economic In(Security) of Seniors (March 2009) by Tatjana Meschede, Laura Sullivan and Thomas Shapiro

The Long Term Economic In(Security) of Seniors (December 2009) by Tatjana Meschede, Laura Sullivan and Thomas Shapiro

Rising Economic Insecurity Among Senior Single Women (October 2011) by Tatjana Meschede, Martha Cronin, Laura Sullivan and Thomas Shapiro

Severe Financial InSecurity Among African-Americans and Latino Seniors (May 2010) by Tatjana Meschede, Thomas Shapiro and Laura Sullivan

State Asset Building Coalitions Perspectives from the Field (February 2014) by Janet Boguslaw, Martha Cronin, and Elizabeth Paulhus

Tracking the Decline: Middle-Class Security in the 2000s (January 2013) by Tatjana Meschede and Laura Sullivan

VITA - More Than Tax Prep - Community Action Agencies Promote Asset Formation by Integrating Additional Services with the EITC at Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (July 2010) by Sandra Venner

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