Article - Ng Siew Kiang
Singapore has what it takes to be a global talent magnet: now it needs to make its case clearly, argues Ng Siew Kiang from Contact Singapore.
Article - Cheong Koon Hean
Singapore's urban future hinges on making tough choices that seek to balance economic growth with societal well-being and environmental quality.
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 - 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 - Paul Barter
In order for public transport in Singapore to compete with the lure of private cars, a radical overhaul in regulation and organisation may be necessary.
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.
Article - Lee Yuen Hee
Cities as the engines of economic growth are also the highest producers of waste and pollution. Find out how economic development does not have to mean more waste generated.
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 - Wu Wei Neng, Donald Low
The central question for governments is not whether but how to intervene in markets to ensure their proper functioning.