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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.

Andrew Nee Awarded 2014 SME Gold Medal

Andrew Nee Awarded 2014 SME Gold Medal

In recognition for his contributions to manufacturing technologies, NUS’ Professor Andrew Nee has been awarded the 2014 SME Gold Medal.

Clinician-Researcher Iain Tan Wins 2014 Singapore Youth Award

Clinician-Researcher Iain Tan Wins 2014 Singapore Youth Award

In recognition of his contributions to cancer research in both the clinic and the lab, Dr. Iain Tan has been awarded the 2014 Singapore Youth Award.

James Best Appointed Dean Of NTU’s Medical School

James Best Appointed Dean Of NTU’s Medical School

Professor James Best, a pioneering diabetes clinician with 30 years of experience in medical leadership, has been appointed the Dean of the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.

Biocon’s Mazumdar-Shaw Awarded 2014 Global Economy Prize

Biocon’s Mazumdar-Shaw Awarded 2014 Global Economy Prize

Ms. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, founder of Indian biopharmaceutical Biocon, has been awared the 2014 Global Economy Prize at the Kiel Institute’s 100th anniversary celebrations.