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.
Project: Global Assets Project
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.