Thought Leadership

Some of the world’s leaders, and leading thinkers from NUS and overseas, regularly gather and add to the rich diversity of thoughts and ideas on our campuses, in Singapore and across the globe.
Here’s what they had to share.

Retail CBDC offers more flexible monetary policy

Retail CBDC offers more flexible monetary policy

Speakers: Xie Taojun and Ammu George 12 May 2022

Recent survey results on Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) released by the Bank for International Settlements show that monetary policy implementation is a key motivation for the central banks to consider retail CBDC issuance. Xie Taojun, a Senior Research Fellow and Assistant Director (Research), and Ammu George, a Research Fellow, from the Asia Competitiveness Institute, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS, discuss how a retail CBDC provides a solution to Singapore’s unique monetary policy circumstances.

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Accessible and adequate housing key to tackling homelessness

Accessible and adequate housing key to tackling homelessness

Speakers: Dr Ng Kok Hoe and Ms Jeyda Simren Sekhon Atac 26 Sep 2022