Behavioural Economics Symposium that brought together Gary King, Sumit Agarwal, and Daniel Lim to discuss how data science complements behavioural economics in designing better policies.
Applying behavioural economics to learning and child development can help solve complex problems in education.
Review - Charmaine Tan Huan Yuen
A pioneer’s account of the paradigm shift in economics offers compelling insights for the contemporary scholar and practitioner alike.
Review - Tan Yeling
An understanding of how human biases affect economic decision-making can significantly improve the design of public policy. A new book authored by Singapore’s policymakers explains.
Article - Jeffrey Siow, Balaji Prabhakar, Chng Kai Fong
Cloud and mobile technology meet big data and behavioural economics in LTA’s public transport experiment.
Opinion - Peter Shergold
Strong, nuanced communication and the ability to seize opportunities have emerged as attributes of effective public sector leadership in a COVID-disrupted world.
Article - Anthony T. H. Chin
While the economic costs of traffic congestion are well documented, the effectiveness of economic instruments, such as road pricing, in containing traffic congestion is less clear. Prospect Theory, a leading behavioural model in experimental economics, may explain inelastic driver behaviour in response to road pricing during peak hours. It may also shed light on the phenomenon of consumers who continue driving despite its higher economic cost relative to other modes of transport.
Forging strong links with international thought leaders, policy practitioners, and academics.
Features past issues of Ethos, event materials and CSC-authored case studies and toolkits