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The Importance of Being an Ethical Company

The Importance of Being an Ethical Company

Firms must fine-tune their corporate governance mechanisms to prevent unethical behaviour and take quick action once they are found, says Professor Cheng Qiang from the SMU School of Accountancy.

Making Sense of Social Media

Making Sense of Social Media

Professor Lim Ee Peng from the SMU School of Information Systems turns Twitter noise into useful and informative data.

Estimating Risks and Resolving Paradoxes

Estimating Risks and Resolving Paradoxes

SMU Professor Lim Kian Guan uses sophisticated mathematical tools to extract information out of options data and provide more accurate risk estimates.

Measuring the Impact of Financial Policies

Measuring the Impact of Financial Policies

Mutual and hedge funds manage trillions of dollars, but how should they be regulated? Assistant Professor Tang Yuehua seeks to understand how incentives and policies affect the performance of funds.

The Long Road To Financial Derivative Reform

The Long Road To Financial Derivative Reform

How can we avoid a repeat of the 2008 global financial crisis? SMU Assistant Professor Christopher Chen looks at how today’s huge financial derivatives market can be better regulated for the benefit of the global economy and individual financial consumer.

Good Vs Greed: Balancing Social Norms And Financial Rewards

Good Vs Greed: Balancing Social Norms And Financial Rewards

SMU Assistant Professor Liu Yanju examines how economic agents make decisions when faced with the choice of behaving ethically or increasing their financial gain.

Resource Allocation: Is There A Fair Way To Slice Up The Pie?

Resource Allocation: Is There A Fair Way To Slice Up The Pie?

SMU Professor of Economics Shurojit Chatterji designs mechanisms that countries can use to allocate their scarce resources more fairly and efficiently.

Investigating The Economics Of Childcare

Investigating The Economics Of Childcare

Assistant Professor Christine Ho of the SMU School of Economics notes that childcare subsidies should be designed with the family in mind.

Yao & Han Win Achievement In Asia Award

Yao & Han Win Achievement In Asia Award

Yao Wang and Han Yilong have been awarded the Robert T. Poe Prize for their contributions to the physics of spin and materials physics respectively.

Wan Yue First Singaporean To Win Branco Weiss Fellowship

Wan Yue First Singaporean To Win Branco Weiss Fellowship

Dr. Wan Yue has been awarded the Branco Weiss Fellowship for her work using RNA to tackle antimicrobial resistance.