Article - Tan Yong Soon
Singapore should continue to invest in sustainable development to ensure dynamic growth and a liveable environment for the future, argues the Permanent Secretary for the Environment and Water Resources.
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.
Article - Cheryl Chung
Data-driven activities and smart systems could power a quantum leap in productivity and innovation.
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 - Richard Leete
A critical difference between past and present urban transitions is the impact of globalisation on city growth patterns.
Interview - Paul Romer
Noted economist Paul Romer, proponent of the New Growth Theory, assesses the role of the public sector in sustaining growth in Singapore and the wider Asian region.
Opinion - Aaron Maniam
Data, knowledge and connections can increase rather than decrease in value with use: but we need a new public language to make the most of them.
Article - Cecilia Tortajada
Singapore has developed from a water-scarce developing nation to a world leader in the field of water management in the space of three decades. Dr Cecilia Tortajada reviews the city-state's water practices and strategies in detail.
Article - Sharon Tham, Do Hoang Van Khanh
Controlled trials can bring rigour to the process of determining what works — and what does not — in public policy.
Interview - Premarani Somasundram
Interview with Adam Schwarz