It has missed an opportunity to address structural issues including the viability of the current growth model in the future; fiscal policy reform; adapting to the sharing economy.Continue Reading
In these turbulent times, governments need to be cutting edge and diplomatically nimble, and combine markets with strategic master planning. Two countries excel at this, and one is Singapore.
As …Continue Reading
Speaking at a conference organised by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, gave his thoughts and outlined four major trends …Continue Reading
They include continuing with ongoing restructuring efforts and being highly proactive in exploring new markets and opportunities.Continue Reading
We fixate on the quantitative because it is an easier game to play, or at least it was a game we played well. But as the Committee on the Future Economy pointed out, the big prizes are now to be sought in the qualitative: The entrepreneurial mindset, the innovative ethos and the spirit of learning. These call for a different game to be played.Continue Reading
With the economy clearly needing help this year, a strong case can be made for fiscal policy support in several areas.Continue Reading