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The Future of Global Trading Regimes: Three Scenarios

Article  -  Yap Zhi Jia, Lee Chor Pharn

As former export-led trading relationships decline, the interplay between the Chinese and US economies could shape the course of global trade in the coming decade. How should Singapore respond?

Inviting Possibilities

Review  -  Eddie Choo

Two recent books explore hopeful, hands-on approaches to grappling with an uncertain future.

Personal Development Index

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Activities for growing self-awareness and interpersonal skills.

From Futures "Thinking" to Futures "Doing"

Review  -  Aaron Maniam

Review of Kahane's "Transformative Scenario Planning"

Managing Complexity and Uncertainties

Article  -  Lam Chuan Leong

Governments should make provisions for increasingly unpredictable and disruptive outcomes in the future, argues Lam Chuan Leong, Senior Fellow at the Centre for Governance and Leadership.

New Capabilities in Strategic Leadership: Insights from Singapore

Opinion  -  Sheila Ronis

Singapore’s experience holds lessons for the establishment of robust, future-oriented national strategy frameworks elsewhere.

Thinking About the Future: What the Public Service Can Do

Article  -  Peter Ho

How can the Public Service overcome cognitive and institutional hindrances to anticipating strategic surprises? In the following excerpt from his 2009 Strategic Perspectives Conference keynote address, Head of Civil Service Peter Ho charts the way forward.

The End of the World (Economy) as We Know It

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

Promoting Active Ageing through Virtual & Augmented Reality

Opinion  -  Jung Younbo

A Nanyang Technological University team is developing simulation tools to help seniors learn important skills at their own pace.

Behavioural Economics Symposium 2016- Data Science and Behavioural Economics

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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.