Interview - Martha C. Nussbaum
The renowned social philosopher discusses her concept of essential human capabilities, and their implications for dealing with poverty and social development.
Interview - Theresa W. Devasahayam
New York University’s Professor Lawrence M. Mead discusses workfare and income inequality in light of the US experience after a decade of welfare reform.
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.
Interview - Yang Jin Lin
A Chinese media veteran shares his candid perspective on emerging sociopolitical trends in China.
Interview - Joseph Chamie
As the former United Nations Chief Demographer, Dr Joseph Chamie is one of the world’s leading authorities on population change and movement. Speaking to Ethos, he outlined the implications of global demographic trends for public policy in Singapore and elsewhere.
Interview - Gary Solon
Better income data has uncovered surprising insights about income mobility and income inequality, says the noted researcher and economics professor.
Interview - David Autor
A leading US labour economist discusses the challenges of rising income inequality in Singapore.
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.
Interview - Laurence Lien
The community sector can become more confident in working with others to solve collective problems — but it will take practice, patience and leadership.