CategoryPublic Management

Should we do away with GDP?

For decades, gross domestic product (GDP) per capita has been increasing in many countries in Asia and the Pacific. However, inequality has also risen, and extreme climate events that can …

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Healthcare: Singapore’s success story

Ranking second in the Bloomberg Health-Care Efficiency Index 2016, Singapore is increasingly acknowledged by analysts and commentators around the world for achieving excellent healthcare outcomes at modest costs.

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Effective structural change: A new approach to analysing economic growth

Studies have not been able to conclusively prove that structural change drives economic growth. In his paper Structural change and economic growth: Empirical evidence and policy insights from Asian economies, Dr Vu Minh Khuong of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore proposes a new measure of structural change that can deepen our understanding of how the phenomenon influences economic growth.

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Exploring the urban future

What is a ‘smart city’ and how will it impact the lives of its residents? A white paper titled Exploring the Urban Future considers the kind of life one might lead in the city of the future, the transformational potential it offers and the challenges to get there.

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Imagining Endless Possible Futures

The central thesis in Professor Clayton Christensen’s seminal book, The Innovator’s Dilemma, is that successful organisations are doomed to fail in the long run, because there is tremendous inertia to …

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