Article - Alfred M. Wu
Deploying judicious pandemic support measures, Singapore and Hong Kong have sought to stabilise their economies and societies, while laying a foundation for post-pandemic growth.
Article - Ong Toon Hui, Danny Quah
COVID-19 has tested societies like never before: but good governance, agile policymaking, social cohesion and broad collaboration remain vital in facing the crisis of a generation.
Interview - Donald Low
Timothy F. Geithner, President and CEO of Federal Reserve Bank of New York, discusses monetary and fiscal policy in the region a decade after the Asian Financial Crisis.
Extraordinary Times, Fundamental Principles: The 2009 Budget and the Ministry of Finance's Approach to Countercyclical Economic Strategy
Article - Jonathan Pflug
Four key principles anchor the bold anti-recessionary measures in Singapore’s 2009 Budget.
Opinion - Aaron Maniam
Seven indicators could offer a more comprehensive and useful overview of how well the public sector is doing in going digital.
Article - Andrew Kwok
Is there an impending ageing crisis? Two views predominate in the global discourse.
Editorial - Alvin Pang
This issue of ETHOS takes stock of the COVID-19 pandemic to date—including some of its socioeconomic, governance and geopolitical implications—and reflects on how Singapore and other governments have responded to the crisis of a generation.
Article - Donald Low
The Asian Financial Crisis might well be the first major crisis of globalisation. Donald Low examines its causes and implications ten years on.
Article - James Low
CSC Researcher James Low traces Singapore’s response to the pandemic to date, highlighting the coordinated response and whole-of-Singapore efforts to help those most affected by the crisis.
Article - Wee Shu Lin, Lee Chor Pharn, Adeline Aw
“…After this crisis, the world is not going to be the same again. This is not just another cyclical downturn and recovery. The world’s economy is undergoing a structural shift.” — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Parliament, 27 May 2009