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Assets for Independence Act evaluation, Impact study: Final report

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Mills, Gregory
Lam, Ken
DeMarco, Donna
Rodger, Christopher
Kaul, Bulbul
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Friday, February 22, 2008
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This study represents the impact study component of the AFI evaluation. It examines the effects of AFI participation on the three forms of asset building targeted by the AFI Program: homeownership, business ownership, and postsecondary education. The analysis also assesses the program’s impact on key components of net worth (financial assets, home equity, and consumer debt) and on employment status and income (whether employed, amount of monthly earnings, and receipt of means-tested benefits from cash assistance, food stamps, or Medicaid). The process study component of the evaluation explores how various AFI projects are planned, implemented, and operated.1 (author abstract) 

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