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Newspaper articles reporting the views and work of Economics' faculty members (since 2008)

 

"Same product, different city, different price" Assoc Prof Davin Chor, The Straits Times, Opinion, 03 July 2014

"Multilateral approach to tackling haze still apt" Assoc Prof Alberto Salvo, The Straits Times, Opinion, 05 June 2014

"Musculoskeletal patients face highest risk of large hospital bills: Study" Assoc Prof Tilak Abeysinghe , Today, 13 May 2014

"GDP still relevant in assessing well-being" Assoc Prof Suresh De Mel, The Straits Times, Opinion, 08 May 2014

"Towards a world class transport system" Professor Ivan Png, Today, 28 April 2014

"Traffic congestion affects commuting costs which impact on housing prices" Dr Eric Fesselmeyer & Assoc Prof Liu Haoming, The Straits Times, Opinion, 03 April 2014

"Uniquely Singapore way to fund needs" Assoc Prof Chia Ngee Choon, The Straits Times, Opinion, 27 February 2014

"Budget 2014: A macro view" Dr Chan Kok Hoe, The Straits Times, Opinion, 26 February 2014

"Gauging the real value of increase in investments" Prof Basant K Kapur, The Straits Times, Opinion, 06 February 2014

"Construction noise? Power bill goes up" Assoc Prof Sumit Agarwal, The Straits Times, Home, 27 January 2014

"Meeting needs of the lower-middle income" Assoc Prof Chia Ngee Choon & Assoc Prof Albert Tsui, The Business Times, 13 January 2014

"What's keeping blue-collar wages low?" Assoc Prof Davin Chor, The Straits Times, Opinion, 02 January 2014

"Move focus from  car ownership to usage" Prof Ivan Png, The Straits Times, Opinion, 05 December 2013

"Levelling up public transport service quality" Assoc Prof Anthony Chin, The Straits Times, Opinion, 07 November 2013

"Capital controls work - at times" Assoc Prof Aditya Goenka, The Straits Times, Opinion, 18 October 2013

"Being personally responsible is key in preventive care" Assoc Prof Tilak Abeysinghe, The Straits Times, Opinion, 16 September 2013

"Why similar firms choose to locate close to each other" Dr Eric Fesselmeyer, The Straits Times, 01 August 2013

"Raising productivity through wage rises" Assoc Prof Liu Haoming, The Straits Times, 04 July 2013

"Use the law to fight haze" Professor Ivan Png, The Straits Times, Opinion, 21 June 2013

"Govt rebates: Spend or save?" Assoc Prof Sumit Agarwal, The Straits Times, Opinion, 06 June 2013

"The Singapore recipe for sustaining itself" Dr Lee Soo Ann, The Straits Times ,04 May 2013

"Superstition and housing prices in Singapore" Assoc Prof Wong Wei Kang, The Straits Times ,02 May 2013

"Sustainable transport needs new thinking" Assoc Prof Anthony Chin, The Straits Times,16 April 2013

"LSE professor: Singapore needs to be prudent in dealing with growth of the world economy shifting eastward" Prof Danny Quah, Lianhe Zaobao, 05 April 2013

"The neuroeconomics of risk-taking and gambling" Prof Chew Soo Hong and Asst Prof Zhong Songfa, The Straits Times,Opinion 4 April 2013

"What we can do to clean up our act" Professor Ivan Png, The Straits Times, Opinion, 22 March 2013

"The rise and rise of women in higher education" Dr Jessica Pan, The Straits Times, Opinion, 7 March 2013

"How progressive is the new tax structure?" Dr Chia Ngee Choon, The Straits Times, Opinion, 28 February 2013

"Wither Singapore's Trade Surplus?" Mr Chan Kok Hoe, The Straits Times, Opinion, 7 February 2013

"Move beyond economics to boost fertiility" Assoc Prof Tilak Abeysinghe, Straits Times, Review, 25 January 2013

"Ensuring a win-win situation in trade", Dr Tomoo Kikuchi, Straits Times, Review, 6 December 2012

"Cutting wages may not be the best way to save costs?", Assoc Prof Liu Haoming, Straits Times, Review, 8 November 2012

"Inflated housing prices should ease", Assoc Prof Tilak Abeysinghe, Straits Times, Review, 4 October 2012

"A note of caution about hasty bailouts", Assoc Prof Markus Brueckner, Straits Times, Review, 6 September 2012










































Newspaper articles covering Department's activities since 2008

"NUS, MAS hosting renowned economist this week" StraitsTimes, 19 May 2014

"How David Hoe fought his way to university'" StraitsTimes, 13 April 2014

"Singapore port operations need diversified development as regional competition heats up" Lianhe Zaobao, , 12 December 2013

"Opting for cheapest option 'will cost productivity dearly'" StraitsTimes, 10 December 2013

"Champion of Inclusive Growth" Business Times, 20 July 2013

 'Stagnant incomes can affect public's tolerance levels' Straits Times, 19 June 2013