2009 | World
Innovations in youth saving and asset building around the world
More than 1.2 billion people in the world are between the ages of 10 and 24. The economic and financial potential of this very large group of youth has led to innovations in youth savings products, services, and policies. Potential impacts of savings on the development of young people have informed and spurred the emergence of youth saving and asset building in many countries. This brief on youth saving provides an overview of the growing number and encouraging results of innovations in youth savings around the world.
Masa, R. (2009, September). Innovations in youth saving and asset building around the world (CSD Research Brief 09-52). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.