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Opinion: Social Policy in Singapore: A Crucible of Individual Responsibility

Opinion  -  Ron Haskins

The co-Director of the Brookings Center on Children and Families explains why he finds Singapore’s social policy remarkably effective.

Using Data to Create Better Government

Opinion  -  Diaan-Yi Lin, Vidhya Ganesan

​Public agencies in Singapore and elsewhere have already begun to use data analytics to transform public policy thinking and delivery.

Not Just Service Delivery

Opinion  -  B. Guy Peters

What does it really mean for public servants to improve their interactions with citizens and customers?

Scientific Thinking and Public Policy: Review of Clark Glymour's Galilieo in Pittsburgh

Review  -  Aaron Maniam

A leading philosopher and statistician applies discipline and wit to the most pressing issues of our time.

Indonesia in the Financial Crisis: Advent and Aftermath

Interview  -  Premarani Somasundram

Interview with Adam Schwarz

Serving Beyond the Predictable

Article  -  Jocelyne Bourgon

The public sector needs a unifying framework to reconcile the efficiency gains of the past with the participative, explorative and adaptive strategies needed to address tomorrow's complex challenges, argues Jocelyne Bourgon, President of Public Governance International and President Emeritus of the Canada School of Public Service.

Gearing Up for a Multi-Polar World

Roundtable  -  Dr Adel A. Al-Wugayan, Mr Hau Do Suan, Hon. Ike Chinwo

In this session of the ETHOS Roundtable, three eminent participants from Singapore's 3rd Leaders in Governance Programme reflect on the evolving challenges facing public sectors as global economic and political balances shift in the post-Crisis world.

Government and Markets in a Well-Functioning Economy

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.

Don't Close Off Options in Tackling Income Gap

Interview  -  David Autor

A leading US labour economist discusses the challenges of rising income inequality in Singapore.

Surveying Singapore’s Future

Review  -  Theophilus Kwek

Review of The Birthday Book