The poor in Singapore : issues and options

K. M., William LEE

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)peer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)


This article examines the changing patterns of poverty in Singapore. As Singapore's population ages, the poor increasingly includes the elderly. It appears that ascribed factors, such as gender and race, have significant influence on financial security at old age. As the population ages, the adequacy of existing anti-poverty policy is challenged.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-70
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Contemporary Asia
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2001


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