Article - Julie Wagner, Bruce Katz
“Transformative investments” is a class of urban interventions that is making an impact on markets, people, city landscapes and urban possibilities.
Article - Bruno S. Frey
The arts as a means to enhance individual well-being can have an impact on how culture should be encouraged by policy.
Extraordinary Times, Fundamental Principles: The 2009 Budget and the Ministry of Finance's Approach to Countercyclical Economic Strategy
Article - Jonathan Pflug
Four key principles anchor the bold anti-recessionary measures in Singapore’s 2009 Budget.
Opinion - Linda Lim
Can Singapore’s state-heavy growth model be sustained in the long term, especially after the systemic shock and global rebalancing of the current financial crisis?
Article - Wee Shu Lin, Lee Chor Pharn, Adeline Aw
“…After this crisis, the world is not going to be the same again. This is not just another cyclical downturn and recovery. The world’s economy is undergoing a structural shift.” — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Parliament, 27 May 2009
Article - Wu Wei Neng, Donald Low
The central question for governments is not whether but how to intervene in markets to ensure their proper functioning.
Article - Jesus Felipe
What can the public sector do to ensure broad and inclusive growth?
Opinion - Melinda Elias, Donald Low
Beyond increased public spending, Singapore’s ageing population should prompt a deep rethinking about the structures, risks and values underpinning our healthcare system.
Interview - David Autor
A leading US labour economist discusses the challenges of rising income inequality in Singapore.