The Age of Big Data
Article - Cheryl Chung
Data-driven activities and smart systems could power a quantum leap in productivity and innovation.
Marina Bay: The Shape of Things to Come
Article - Benjamin Ng, Ching Tuan Yee
Singapore's new waterfront business district will feature state-of-the-art infrastructure and urban design features.
The Growth of Asian Cities
Article - Bindu N. Lohani
As the main economic engines of growth, Asian cities are increasingly challenged to ensure sustainability while reaping the benefits of urbanisation.
Sustainable Development: Challenges and Opportunities
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.
Singapore's Political Economy: Two Paradoxes
Article - Bryan Caplan
Economist Bryan Caplan, noted for his insights on public choice, visited Singapore in November 2008. His observations address how “economically efficient, but politically unpopular” policies might successfully be carried through a democratic system, and sheds light on the environment in which public policy is made and implemented in Singapore.
The End of the World (Economy) as We Know It
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
Five Reasons Korea is the Future
Article - Lee Chor Pharn
South Korea is ahead of the curve in technology, design, and the market. Could it also be a leading architect of Asia’s future development path?
Wanted — An Ambitious Vision for Singapore’s Public Transport
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.
Rethinking Recovery: Possible Discontinuities and Domestic Implications
Article - Valerie Yuen, Godwin Tang
Analysts from the Strategic Policy Office consider how the global economy might evolve in the next decade.
The Future of Global Trading Regimes: Three Scenarios
Article - Yap Zhi Jia, Lee Chor Pharn
As former export-led trading relationships decline, the interplay between the Chinese and US economies could shape the course of global trade in the coming decade. How should Singapore respond?