Editorial - Alvin Pang
In this issue of ETHOS Digital Edition, public sector veterans from around the world discuss the future of governance in the digital age. Also, our more experienced colleagues share quick tips on how to do better at work in a new feature: PRO TIP.
Roundtable - Mohammed Mosly, Filimone Woqabaca, Hamzah Sulaiman
Participants from the 7th Leaders in Governance Programme discuss the prospects for maintaining an agile and prosperous society that is also responsive to diverse and increasingly complex needs.
Interview - David Autor
A leading US labour economist discusses the challenges of rising income inequality in Singapore.
Interview - Ravi Menon
The application of economic principles to public policy has shifted significantly over the past decade, in response to new insights and changing circumstances, the Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore explains.
Review - Theophilus Kwek
Review of The Birthday Book
Opinion - Tiana Desker
While the spirit of meritocracy is still important for Singapore, there may be a need to review our ideas about how it can be put into practice.
Article - Laura Lim, Eng Soon Khai, Heidi Chan
Singapore’s pragmatic approach to social security has led to the development of a unique system that does not readily adhere to international benchmarks.
Conversation - Kharina Zainal, Paulin Tay Straughan
A conversation with noted sociologist Paulin Tay Straughan offers insights on Singapore’s growing social diversity and its implications for bicultural families and social policy.
Article - Jocelyne Bourgon
The New Synthesis Framework expands the concept and practice of governance beyond traditional boundaries of public administration.