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Building Children\u27s Assets in Singapore: The Beginning of a Lifelong Policy

By Vernon Loke and Michael Sherraden

Abstract

Singapore has comprehensive lifelong asset-building policies for its citizens. Four programs specifically target children: (1) Children Development Accounts (CDAs) for children starting at birth to age 12; (2) the Edusave account for school children aged six to 17; (3) Postsecondary Education accounts (PSEAs) for children aged 13 years and older; and (4) the Medisave Account, which is opened for every newborn

Topics: Asia, asset building, CDA, Singapore, Other Social and Behavioral Sciences, Social Work
Publisher: Washington University Open Scholarship
Year: 2015
OAI identifier: oai:openscholarship.wustl.edu:csd_research-1694

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