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COVID-19 and Singapore's Health Diplomacy

Article  -  Gianna Gayle Amul, Tikki Pang

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Singapore’s health diplomacy initiatives have sought to reaffirm its relevance to the regional and international community.

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.

The Age of Big Data

Article  -  Cheryl Chung

Data-driven activities and smart systems could power a quantum leap in productivity and innovation.

The Asian Financial Crisis in Hindsight

Article  -  Donald Low

The Asian Financial Crisis might well be the first major crisis of globalisation. Donald Low examines its causes and implications ten years on.

Randomised Controlled Trials in Policymaking

Article  -  Sharon Tham, Do Hoang Van Khanh

Controlled trials can bring rigour to the process of determining what works — and what does not — in public policy.

Human Development and Urbanisation

Article  -  Richard Leete

A critical difference between past and present urban transitions is the impact of globalisation on city growth patterns.

The Future of Tripartism in Singapore: Concertation or Dissonance?

Article  -  Soh Tze Min

Singapore’s tripartite model of labour relations has underpinned three decades of success, but it must now contend with destabilising forces in the modern globalised economy.

That Elixir Called Productivity: Ten Implications for Singapore

Article  -  Jesus Felipe

What can the public sector do to ensure broad and inclusive growth?

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.

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.