Article - Ho Kong Weng
Wage equality and intergenerational educational mobility may be in long-term decline in Singapore.
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
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.
Article - Zafrul Hashim
A five-year-old technology platform is harnessing public, corporate and individual partnerships to transform urban Southeast Asia.
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.
Article - Richard Leete
A critical difference between past and present urban transitions is the impact of globalisation on city growth patterns.
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 - Yam Ah Mee
Social inclusion, a shift in mindset and a holistic strategy are the necessary ingredients in improving Singapore's land transport system.