Singapore

Scholarly Publications

Video Consultations in Primary and Specialist Care During COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

October 2020

Even before the covid-19 pandemic, virtual consultations (also called telemedicine consultations) were on the rise, with many healthcare systems advocating a digital-first approach. At the start of...

Smoking, Life Expectancy, and Chronic Disease in South Korea, Singapore, and the United States: A Microsimulation Model

November 2019

The substantial social and economic burden attributable to smoking is well‐known, with heavy smokers at higher risk of chronic disease and premature mortality than light smokers and nonsmokers.

The benefits of purely financial participants for wholesale and retail market performance: lessons for long- term resource adequacy mechanism design

April 2019

In April 2015, Singapore introduced an anonymous futures market for wholesale electricity.

Other Publications

ASEAN @ 50, Southeast Asia @ Risk: What Should Be Done?

January 2018

In October 2017, twenty-two scholars from eight countries attended a workshop titled “ASEAN @ 50, Southeast Asia @ Risk: What should be done?” The workshop was designed to facilitate a frank and...

Growing Singapore's Water Industry: From Water Scarcity to Global Hydrohub

April 2015

The Singapore government placed a very high priority on making the transition from water scarcity to water self-sufficiency.

Demographic Change in East Asia: Economic, Social, and Security Implications

December 2011

Japan leads, chased closely by South Korea, with China, on a vastly larger scale, not far behind.

News

A New Look at Cinema in Southeast Asia from Former LKC Fellow Gerald Sim

August 2020

Gerald Sim, a former Lee Kong Chian Fellow with the Southeast Asia Program, explores how Southeast Asian identities, histories, and cultures are portrayed in film in a new book, ‘Postcolonial Hangups...

Experts Gather to Share Findings, Brainstorm Approaches, and Spur Further Research on China’s Belt and Road Initiative

March 2020

The Stanford Center at Peking University (SCPKU), the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), and the APARC China Program jointly hosted a workshop on China’s Belt and Road...

Illustrating the Health Effects of Smoking Reduction

December 2019

Tobacco use is responsible for the death of approximately eight million people worldwide, estimates the World Health Organization, and countries are increasingly making tobacco control a priority....

Events

Globalization, Innovation, and Culture in Korea

April 22, 2016

The 8th Annual Koret WorkshopSouth Korea has become an economic powerhouse, but faces multiple challenges.

LAD Course: Singapore Management University 2016

February 1, 2016

This module addresses the challenges faced by public sector leaders as they foster economic growth in politically charged environments.

LAD Course: Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

January 25, 2016

This module addresses the challenges faced by public sector leaders as they foster economic growth in politically charged environments.

Projects

Diversity and Tolerance in Korea and Asia

A new research collaborative examines diversity issues and challenges in Korea and greater Asia.
English

Late Democratization in Pacific Asia

Professor Thompson builds on Barrington Moore's insight that there are different "paths to the modern" world.
English

Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford Initiative on Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia's storied past extends more than two millennia.
English

Multimedia

The South China Sea: What is to be Done?

April 2017

Audio and transcript from the Shorenstein APARC China Program seminar, "The South China Sea: What is to be Done?", on March 8, 2017, with Donald K.

Improving Food Security in the 21st Century: What are the Roles for Firms and Foundations

February 2011

Inaugural Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium.

People

Gordon, Deborah Deborah C. Gordon Affiliate
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