Behavioural insights could play a key role throughout the entire policymaking cycle by helping governments nudge citizens towards certain actions. What are the key principles to apply to get it right?
The new Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Mechanism is a game changer for water governance in the region, say Leong Ching and Louis Lebel from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. Here, they discuss crucial components of an alternative architecture to regulate large-scale infrastructure projects.
Singapore is known for its efficient land-use planning, which is due in no small part to the contribution of Dr Liu Thai Ker who is often credited as the architect of modern Singapore. The slideshow below pulls out sound bites from a recent interview conducted by the Journal of Infrastructure, Policy and Development with the former Singapore master planner. Here, he discusses the factors that have led to successful infrastructure development and urban design in the city-state.
Rising nationalism, persistent threats of terrorism and North Korea’s unpredictability are just some of the issues that have contributed to growing international tension in recent times. This has put increased pressure on world leaders to engage in effective conflict management to ensure peace.
Constitutional reforms entail huge risks for the future of a country. Eduardo Araral, Vice Dean of Research at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, explains why and how Game Theory can be used as a tool to predict worst-case scenarios and map out strategic solutions to ensure that the best possible outcome is achieved.
The efforts of policymakers to build a world-class start-up ecosystem are showing signs of success, but it may be too early to form conclusions about entrepreneurship’s contribution towards Singapore’s economic reinvention.
Much of Donald Trump’s first six months as US president has been characterised by his irrepressible soliloquies on Twitter. Though his irreverent tweets attract more ridicule than respect – with …