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Valuing Sustainability and the Environment

Article  -  Angelyn Teo, Leong Chi Hoong

Non-market methods of valuing the costs and benefits of environment protection can better inform policymaking for sustainable development.

Book- Evidence-based Policymaking in Singapore- A Policymaker-s Toolkit

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A robust and evidence-based approach to public policy is essential to good government.

Global Growth, Local Governance

Conversation  -  Dani Rodrik

Smart globalisers should retain room for manoeuvre in a globalised economy, argues Harvard’s Rafiq Hariri Professor of International Political Economy.

Opinion: The Singapore Model of Workfare: Three Suggestions

Opinion  -  Hoon Hian Teck

In a market economy, pay and volume of joblessness are jointly determined.

How Not to Lose the War on Poverty

Review  -  Jeanne Conceicao

Conventional strategies to fight poverty may be doing more harm than good.

What We Didn't Know About Multigenerational Mobility: In Conversation with Gary Solon

Interview  -  Gary Solon

Better income data has uncovered surprising insights about income mobility and income inequality, says the noted researcher and economics professor.

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.

Poverty, Capabilities and Social Justice

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.

Nudging Towards The Good: In Conversation with Gus O'Donnell

Interview  -  Gus O’Donnell

The former Head of the Home Civil Service in the UK discusses behavioural approaches to public engagement, policymaking and sound values for the civil service.

Incentivising New Partnerships for Social Impact

Article  -  Kevin Tan

Tools such as Pay for Success are a timely way to generate innovative cross-sectoral partnerships to deliver greater public value in the New Normal.