Author

Li-Chen Cheng

Publication Date

7-1-2003

Summary

In July 2000, the Taipei City Government launched an anti-poverty program, Taipei Family Development Accounts, which drew heavily on Sherraden’s asset-based welfare theory, and was to provide matched savings accounts for low-income families in the City. This paper presents the “income to assets” policy shift process and a research summary on the participants to date.

Document Type

Working Paper

Category

Financial Inclusion

Subarea

Global Asset Building

Original Citation

Cheng, L. (2003). Developing family development accounts in Taipei: Policy innovation from income to assets (CSD Working Paper No. 03-09). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7936/K7Z60NJ1

Project

Global Assets Project

Keywords

IDA, individual development account, international, anti-poverty, policy, income, China, GAP

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