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.
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.
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.
Article - Olivia Goh
In Singapore, the issue of an ageing population has been on the national agenda since the 1980s, with several high-level committees formed to study ageing trends.
Article - Norbert Walter
What will the global ageing trend mean for finance, investment and production? Professor Norbert Walter highlights the economic implications of ageing in the coming decades.
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 - Koh Tsin Yen
The Nordic states appear to have achieved an enviable balance between strong economic growth and generous welfare provisions, but they too face new pressures from globalisation.
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 - 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 - Soh Tze Min
Is continuous meritocracy the key to balancing economic integration and social cohesion in a period of slowing growth?