Review - Charmaine Tan Huan Yuen
A pioneer’s account of the paradigm shift in economics offers compelling insights for the contemporary scholar and practitioner alike.
Review - He Ruimin
Review of Paul Krugman's The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008 and Martin Wolf's Fixing Global Finance
Behavioural Economics Symposium that brought together Gary King, Sumit Agarwal, and Daniel Lim to discuss how data science complements behavioural economics in designing better policies.
Applying behavioural economics to learning and child development can help solve complex problems in education.
Review - Tan Yeling
An understanding of how human biases affect economic decision-making can significantly improve the design of public policy. A new book authored by Singapore’s policymakers explains.
Opinion - Robert H. Frank
Cornell Professor of Economics Robert Frank believes a progressive consumption tax could cut down wasteful competitive spending without compromising public resources.
Interview - Gary Solon
Better income data has uncovered surprising insights about income mobility and income inequality, says the noted researcher and economics professor.
Article - Jeffrey Siow, Balaji Prabhakar, Chng Kai Fong
Cloud and mobile technology meet big data and behavioural economics in LTA’s public transport experiment.
Article - Anthony T. H. Chin
While the economic costs of traffic congestion are well documented, the effectiveness of economic instruments, such as road pricing, in containing traffic congestion is less clear. Prospect Theory, a leading behavioural model in experimental economics, may explain inelastic driver behaviour in response to road pricing during peak hours. It may also shed light on the phenomenon of consumers who continue driving despite its higher economic cost relative to other modes of transport.