Opinion - Stephanie Siow, Theophilus Kwek
Two young Singaporeans reflect on whether narratives of self-reliance may obscure deeper structural gaps.
Opinion - Ron Haskins
The co-Director of the Brookings Center on Children and Families explains why he finds Singapore’s social policy remarkably effective.
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.
Article - Olivia Goh
In Singapore, the issue of an ageing population has been on the national agenda since the 1980s, with several high-level committees formed to study ageing trends.
Article - Norbert Walter
What will the global ageing trend mean for finance, investment and production? Professor Norbert Walter highlights the economic implications of ageing in the coming decades.
Conference material - Joanne Yoong, Huang Jianyun, Leonard Lee, Lorenz Goette
Plenary session 2 consisted of 3 presentations, followed by a Q&A session with the audience and speakers. Read on for the summary of the presentations and discussion points during the Q&A session. For more details on the presentations, you can follow the links to the presentation slides.
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.
Article - Kenneth Er
The greening of Singapore is the outcome of decades of commitment, sound planning, and strong community partnerships.
Article - Soh Tze Min
Is continuous meritocracy the key to balancing economic integration and social cohesion in a period of slowing growth?