Economic, educational, and racial disparities; social policy; mental health; child development
|(734) 764-9340||(734) email@example.com||3734 SSWB||University of Michigan|
School of Social Work
1080 S. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
|2008||PhD||Social Work||Washington University, St. Louis, MO|
|2005||MSW||Social Work||Washington University, St. Louis, MO|
|1995||BA||Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA|
|Center on Assets, Education, and Inclusion|
Elliott, W., Kite, B., O’Brien, M., Lewis, M. & Palmer, A. (2018). Initial elementary education findings from Promise Indiana's children's savings account program. Children and Youth Services Review, 85, 295-306.
Elliot, W. & Lewis, M. (2018). Making Education Work for the Poor: The Potential of Children's Savings Accounts. Oxford Press.
Lewis, M., O’Brien, M., Jones-Layman, A., O’Neill, E., & Elliott, W. (2017). Saving and educational asset-building within a community-driven CSA program: The case of Promise Indiana. Poverty and Public Policy, 9(2), 188-208.
Rauscher, E., Elliott, W., O’Brien, M., Callahan, J., & Steensma, J. (2017). Examining the relationship between parental educational expectations and a community-based children's savings account program. Children and Youth Services Review, 77, 96-107.
Elliott, W. & Lewis, M. (2017). Student Debt: A Reference Handbook. Broomfield, CO: Praeger.
Friedline, T., Scanlon, E., Johnson, T., & Elliott W. (2015). Educational and financial institutions partnering to implement CSAs: Evaluation of financial partners' perspectives from the 2011 GEAR UP invitational priority. Journal of Community Practice, 23(2), 203-237.
Elliott, W. & Lewis, M. (2015). The real college debt crisis: How student borrowing threatens financial well-being and erodes the American dream. Broomfield, CO: Praeger.
Elliott, W. (2014). Solving the paradox of high college expectations: The role of children’s savings accounts. In R. Cramer & T. Williams Shanks (Eds.), The assets perspective: The rise of asset building and its impacts on social policy. New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillan.
Elliott, W. & Lewis, M. (2014). Child development accounts (CDAs). The Encyclopedia of Social Work.
Cheatham, G., Smith, S. J., Elliott, W., & Friedline, T. (2013). Family assets, postsecondary education, and students with disabilities: Building on progress and overcoming challenges. Children and Youth Services Review, 35(7), 1078-1086.
Friedline, T., & Elliott, W. (2013). Connections with banking institutions and diverse asset portfolios in young adulthood: Children as potential future investors. Children and Youth Services Review, 35(6), 994-1006.
Elliott, W. & Kim, J. (2013). The role of identity-based motivation and solution-focus brief therapy in unifying accounts and financial education in school-related CDA programs. Children and Youth Services Review, 35(3), 402-410.
Elliott, W., Constance-Huggins, M., & Song, H. (2013). Improving college progress among low- to moderate-income (LMI) young adults: The role of assets. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 34, 382-399.
Elliott, W., Chowa, G. & Loke, V. (2011). Toward a children’s savings and college-bound identity intervention for raising college attendance rates: A multilevel propensity score analysis. Sociology Mind, 1(4), 192-205.
Elliott, W., Destin, M, & Friedline, T. (2011). Taking stock of ten years of research on the relationship between assets and children’s educational outcomes: Implications for theory, policy and intervention. Children and Youth Services Review, 33(11), 2312-2328.
Elliott, W., Jung, H., & Friedline, T. (2011). Raising math scores among children in low-wealth households: Potential Benefit of Children’s School Savings. Journal of Income Distribution, 20(2), 72-91.
Friedline, T. & Elliott, W. (2011). Predicting savings for white and black young adults: An early look at racial disparities in savings and the potential role of children's development accounts (CDAs). Journal of Race and Social Problems, 3(2), 99-118.
Elliott, W., Choi, E. H., Destin, M. & Kim, K. (2011). The age old question, which comes first? A simultaneous test of children’s savings and children’s college-bound identity. Children and Youth Services Review, 33(7), 1101-1111.
Chowa, G. & Elliott, W. (2011). An asset approach to increasing financial and efficacy expectations among families in Uganda. Journal of Socio-Economics, 40(1), 81-87.
Sherraden, Margaret. S., Johnson, L., Guo, B. & Elliott, W. (2010). Financial capability in children: Effects of participation in a school-based financial education and savings program. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 32(3), 385-399.
Elliott, W., Jung, H., Kim, K., & Chowa, G. (2010). A multi-group structural equation model (SEM) examining asset holding effects on educational attainment by race and gender. Journal of Children and Poverty, 16(2), 91-121.
Elliott, W., Sherraden, M., Johnson, L. & Guo, B. (2010). Young children's perceptions of college and saving: Potential role of child development accounts. Children and Youth Services Review, 32(11), 1577-1584.
Elliott, W. (2010). Review of the book "Steady gains and stalled progress: Inequality and the black- white test score gap" by Katherine Magnuson and Jane Waldfogel, editors. Social Service Review, 84(2), 312-315.
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
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Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106