Cheng, Li-Chen (2004) Developing family development accounts in Taipei: policy innovation from income to assets. CASEpaper, 83. Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.
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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.
|Item Type:||Monograph (Discussion Paper)|
|Additional Information:||© 2004 Li-Chen Cheng|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||family development accounts (Taipei), poverty, assets-building|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
|Journal of Economic Literature Classification System:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty > I38 - Government Policy; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
D - Microeconomics > D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics > D14 - Personal Finance
|Sets:||Collections > Economists Online
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