Opinion - Genevieve Ding
Technology, thoughtfully applied to complement and support the workforce, could deepen collective good rather than anxiety.
Conference material - Elizabeth Mason
Held on 13 September 2017, the 3rd MSF-CSC Social Sector Conference 2017 saw four speakers — Mauricio Lim Miller, Dean Schillinger, Elisabeth Mason and James Riccio — sharing their views on tackling complex vulnerabilities with innovative solutions, and how cross-sector partnerships and sustainable approaches were developed for low-income families.
Article - Ho Kong Weng
Wage equality and intergenerational educational mobility may be in long-term decline in Singapore.
Opinion - Charles Ng
How should governments contend with the rise of social discontent in the wake of rapid globalisation?
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 - Laurence Lien
Civil society needs to step up and do much more to help meet the increasingly complex needs of the Singaporean community.
Article - Sarah Harper
Singapore will soon be one of the demographically oldest countries in East Asia, as measured by the proportion of the population aged 65 and over. The median age of Singapore residents has increased over the past quarter-century, from 24.4 years in 1980 to over 35 today. This has been fuelled by a fall in Singapore’s Total Fertility Rate, which now stands at 1.24 per resident female, one of the lowest in the world.
Article - Kenneth Chan
"…the issue is not how much inequality there is, but how much opportunity there is for the individual to get out of the bottom classes and into the top."– Milton Friedman
Review - Cai Shan
Review of Richard Florida's Who's Your City?
Article - Jacqueline Poh
Singapore’s latest labour policy is more than a wage supplement scheme—it is a bold new addition to the social safety net in today’s volatile economic environment.