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Poverty, Capabilities and Social Justice

Interview  -  Martha C. Nussbaum

The renowned social philosopher discusses her concept of essential human capabilities, and their implications for dealing with poverty and social development.

Editorial Issue 3

Editorial  -  Alvin Pang

Homes for a Nation — Public Housing in Singapore

Article  -  Yap Chin Beng

To meet the changing needs and aspirations of a more affluent and diverse population, Singapore's public housing will have to evolve in significant new directions in the coming decades.

Asia After the Crisis: What Now, What's Next? — Interview with Timothy F. Geithner

Interview  -  Donald Low

Timothy F. Geithner, President and CEO of Federal Reserve Bank of New York, discusses monetary and fiscal policy in the region a decade after the Asian Financial Crisis.

The Nordic Social Security Model: Squaring the Circle?

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.

Managing Singapore's Land Needs

Article  -  Melissa Sapuan

Visionary urban planning transformed a tiny island nation into a bustling business hub. Now Singapore has set its sights on becoming a distinctive global city.