Article - Ho Kong Weng
Wage equality and intergenerational educational mobility may be in long-term decline in Singapore.
Interview - David Autor
A leading US labour economist discusses the challenges of rising income inequality in Singapore.
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.
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
Opinion - Tharman Shanmugaratnam
One that uplifts everyone through opportunities in life, uplifts the low-paid, and uplifts the spirit.
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 - Gary Solon
Better income data has uncovered surprising insights about income mobility and income inequality, says the noted researcher and economics professor.
Roundtable - Abdul Mutalib Pehin Dato Yusof, Bui Teh Giang
Two distinguished participants from Singapore’s 6th Leaders in Governance Programme discuss income inequality, talent and governance which balances the needs of the public with the challenges of the future.
Editorial - Alvin Pang
In our ongoing Special Edition of ETHOS, we bring you fresh views and perspectives on the COVID pandemic's far-reaching impact on Singapore's economy, society and prospects for the future. This update features contributions from: Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, EDB Chairman Dr Beh Swan Gin, Eleena Tan, Azfer A. Khan, Ang Kheng Kiat, Chua Jun Yan, Kevin Tan and Esther Cheah.
The 3rd MSF-CSC Social Sector Conference 2017 discusses on tackling complex vulnerabilities with innovative solutions.