This article was published as part of “Inclusive Child Development Accounts: Toward Universality and Progressivity,” a special issue of the Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development. The issue builds upon contributions to the International Symposium on Inclusion in Asset Building: Policy Innovation and Social Impacts, which was convened at the National University of Singapore in 2017.
This paper overviews Israel’s Saving for Every Child Program, its legislative history, and early findings from its implementation. It concludes with recommendations to improve program participation and outcomes.
Grinstein-Weiss, M., Kondratjeva, O., Roll, S. P., Pinto, O., & Gottlieb, D. (2019). The Saving for Every Child Program in Israel: An overview of a universal asset-building policy. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development, 29(1), 20–33. doi:10.1080/02185385.2019.1574600