Thursday, March 29, 2012

7:30–8:30 a.m.Registration and Breakfast – Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union Level 4
8:30–8:45 a.m.Welcoming Remarks – Dean Mary Ellen Kondrat, University of Kansas School of Social Welfare
8:45–9:00 a.m.Welcoming Remarks – Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, University of Kansas
9:00–9:15 a.m.Introduction of Keynote Speaker, Michael Sherraden – Benita Melton, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
9:15–10:00 a.m.Keynote Address – Michael Sherraden, Washington University, Center for Social Development
10:00- 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15–11:35 a.m.Panel: Children & Saving Discussant – Sandy Beverly, Washington University, Center for Social Development
Economic Socialization, Saving and Assets in European Young Adults
Paul Webley and Ellen Nyhus Contributions of Qualitative Research to Understanding Saving Theory for Children and Youth
Margaret Sherraden, Clark Peters, Kristen Wagner, and Baorong Guo Saving in Childhood and Adolescence: Insights from Developmental Psychology
Annette Otto Testing an Asset-building Approach for Young People: Early Access to Savings Predicts Later Savings
Terri Friedline, William Elliott, and Gina A. Chowa
11:35–12:20 p.m. Questions & Answers
12:20–1:20 p.m. Lunch
1:30–2:50 p.m. Panel: Assets, Primary Education, & Secondary Education
Discussant – Dalton Conley, New York University
Savings Accounts for Young Children in Low-Income Households: Findings from Qualitative and Quantitative Research with Parents
Deborah Adams and Edward Scanlon
Parental Educational Expectations by Race and Hispanic Origin: Evidence from the SEED OK Experiment
Youngmi Kim, Michael Sherraden, and Margaret Clancy
Ten-year Impacts of Individual Development Accounts on Education: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment
Michal Grinstein-Weiss, William Gale, William M. Rohe, Mark Schreiner, and Clinton Key
2:50–3:35 p.m.Question & Answers
3:35–3:40 p.m.Announcements & Wrap-up for Day 1 – Edward Scanlon, University of Kansas
3:40–4:00 p.m.Reception – Adams Alumni Center
4:00–4:10 p.m.Introduction of Speaker, Mark Rank – Kilolo Kijakazi, Ford Foundation
5:00–5:30 p.m.Networking Opportunity
6:30–8:00 p.m.Presenters’ Dinner – Oread Hotel Hancock Library

Friday, March 30, 2012

7:00–7:30 a.m.Breakfast
7:30–7:35 a.m.Day 2 Opening Comments – Deborah Adams, University of Kansas
7:35–7:45 a.m.Introduction of Keynote Speaker, Michael Lomax – Andrea Levere, CFED
7:45–8:30 a.m.Keynote Address – Michael Lomax, United Negro College Fund
8:30–8:45 a.m.Break
8:45–10:05 a.m.Panel: Theories of Asset Effects
Discussant – Michael Hock, University of Kansas, Center for Research on Learning
From Assets to School Outcomes: Implications of Identity Based Motivation
Daphna Oyserman
Integrating Resource-based and Person-based Approaches to Understanding Wealth Effects on School Achievement
Mesmin Destin
Assets, Economic Opportunity and Toxic Stress: A Framework for Understanding Child and Educational Outcomes
Trina Williams Shanks and Christine Robinson
The Impact of Youth Debt on College Graduation
Min Zhan
10:05–10:50 a.m. Question & Answer
10:50–11:45 p.m. Lunch
11:45 – 1:05 pm Panel: Assets & Postsecondary Education
Discussant – Thomas Shapiro, Brandeis University
Intergenerational Transmission of Educational Attainment: The Role of Household Assets
Jin Huang
Asset Accumulation and College Outcomes
Vernon Loke
You Pay Your Share, We’ll Pay Our Share”: The College Cost Burden and the Role of Race, Income, and College AssetsM
William Elliott and Terri Friedline
The Effects of College Savings on Postsecondary School Enrollment Rates of Students with Disabilities
Greg Cheatham and William Elliott
1:05–1:50 p.m.Question & Answers
1:50–2:00 p.m.Break
2:00 – 3:30 pm Panel: Policy Implications & Next Steps
Moderator – Deborah Adams, University of Kansas
Benita Melton, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Kilolo Kijakazi, Ford Foundation
Margaret Clancy, Washington University, Center for Social Development
Michael Sherraden, Washington University, Center for Social Development
Reid Cramer, New America Foundation
Thomas Shapiro, Brandeis University
3:30 – 3:40 pmSymposium Wrap-up – William Elliott, University of Kansas

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