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.
Article - Richard Leete
A critical difference between past and present urban transitions is the impact of globalisation on city growth patterns.
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 - 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 - 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.
Opinion - Gary Banks
An independent public institution could better identify, analyse and communicate the reforms necessary to improve national productivity
Article - Soh Tze Min
Is continuous meritocracy the key to balancing economic integration and social cohesion in a period of slowing growth?
Article - Toh Boon Kwan
Singapore’s developmental success is underpinned by principled approaches to the ubiquitous challenges of urban governance.
Article - Jeffrey Siow, Balaji Prabhakar, Chng Kai Fong
Cloud and mobile technology meet big data and behavioural economics in LTA’s public transport experiment.
Editorial - Alvin Pang
Singapore’s urban solutions are the outcome of efforts to address and overcome prevailing, complex constraints through unique approaches.