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Financial Capability

This project is using the Statistics Canada Canadian Survey of Financial Capability to measure and understand how financial knowledge and capabilities relate to financial behaviors among low-income families.

Old Brewery Mission

This university-community partnership is a long-term project with the Old Brewery Mission. The goals are to better understand the population being served and ultimately improve services to facilitate independent living.




Welcome to the Social Development research group webpage, led by Professor David Rothwell at the McGill University School of Social Work in co-operation with the Centre for Research on Children and Families.  Here you can find information on our group members, our current research projects, and opportunities for prospective graduate students.





Our main research projects are:




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