Asset Building Books & Chapters

Challenges in Asset Building in Singapore

Singapore has long been a leader in inclusive asset-based social policy. In this chapter, Michael Sherraden examines Singapore’s achievements in this area and identifies remaining challenges. Sherraden’s compelling vision of inclusive asset building has shaped efforts around the globe, and he has studied Singaporean policies since writing Assets and the Poor in 1991.

Project: Global Assets Project


Sherraden, M. (2018). Challenges in asset building in Singapore. In S. Vasoo & B. Singh (Eds.), Critical issues in asset building in Singapore’s development (pp. 1–19). doi:10.1142/9789813239760_0001