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Using Behavioural Insights to Increase Charitable Donations

Article  -  Sharon Tham, Do Hoang Van Khanh

A trial to nudge donors yields promising results over routine fundraising approaches.

Editorial Issue 17

Editorial  -  Sharon Tham

Behavioural Insights (BI) have had a positive impact on policy making and the delivery of public services.

Economic Thinking and Practice 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.

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.

Striking the Right Balance

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.

Successful Governance: A Conversation

Interview  -  Gus O'Donnell

The former Head of the Home Civil Service in the UK discusses national wellbeing, meritocracy, the future of service delivery, and the value of public service.

Survey of Fairness Perceptions in Singapore Public Policy

Article  -  Sharon Tham, Do Hoang Van Khanh

A survey finds that the perceived fairness of public policies in Singapore varies according to the socioeconomic groups affected

Governance Through Adaptive Urban Platforms: The INSINC Experiment

Article  -  Jeffrey Siow, Balaji Prabhakar, Chng Kai Fong

Cloud and mobile technology meet big data and behavioural economics in LTA’s public transport experiment.