Opinion - Robert H. Frank
Cornell Professor of Economics Robert Frank believes a progressive consumption tax could cut down wasteful competitive spending without compromising public resources.
Opinion - Dodo J. Thampapillai
Following the 2006 Stern report, global warming, climate change and the scarcity of basic resources have become dominant themes in policy forums concerning sustainable development.
Opinion - Manu Bhaskaran
A quick and painless recovery is unlikely, as delayed effects of the economic crisis have yet to kick in.
Opinion - Julia Yap, Bernard Nee
Singapore’s growth and transformation from a developing nation in the early 1960s to the successful and thriving economy it is today has been the source of much fascination for many observers.
Opinion - Philippe Legrain
Social inclusion, a shift in mindset and a holistic strategy are the necessary ingredients in improving Singapore's land transport system.
Opinion - Ron Haskins
The co-Director of the Brookings Center on Children and Families explains why he finds Singapore’s social policy remarkably effective.
Opinion - Aaron Maniam
Data, knowledge and connections can increase rather than decrease in value with use: but we need a new public language to make the most of them.
Opinion - Melinda Elias, Donald Low
Beyond increased public spending, Singapore’s ageing population should prompt a deep rethinking about the structures, risks and values underpinning our healthcare system.
Opinion - Linda Lim
Can Singapore’s state-heavy growth model be sustained in the long term, especially after the systemic shock and global rebalancing of the current financial crisis?