Interview - Theresa W. Devasahayam
New York University’s Professor Lawrence M. Mead discusses workfare and income inequality in light of the US experience after a decade of welfare reform.
Article - Jacqueline Poh
Singapore’s latest labour policy is more than a wage supplement scheme—it is a bold new addition to the social safety net in today’s volatile economic environment.
Opinion - Hoon Hian Teck
In a market economy, pay and volume of joblessness are jointly determined.
Article - Theresa W. Devasahayam
Theresa W. Devasahayam examines Singapore’s workfare strategy in light of the US model on which it is based, and finds key points of departure that could inform policy development in future.
Opinion - Tharman Shanmugaratnam
One that uplifts everyone through opportunities in life, uplifts the low-paid, and uplifts the spirit.
Opinion - Chua Hak Bin
The Singapore economy is rising with the tide of globalisation, but not everyone appears to be prospering equally.
Features past issues of Ethos, event materials and CSC-authored case studies and toolkits
Article - Laura Lim, Eng Soon Khai, Heidi Chan
Singapore’s pragmatic approach to social security has led to the development of a unique system that does not readily adhere to international benchmarks.
Interview - Ravi Menon
The application of economic principles to public policy has shifted significantly over the past decade, in response to new insights and changing circumstances, the Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore explains.