Economic Society of Singapore

ESS JC Seminar 2010

ESS JC Seminar 2010
The 2010 ESS Annual Student Seminar was held on 8th May 2010 (Saturday) at Civil Service Auditorium, Civil Service College, 9.00 am to 12.00 noon. This is one of the major events ESS organizes annually. The topic for this year’s series is the “Singapore’s Economy after the Financial Crisis.” The primary objective of this seminar is to enhance the appreciation and to raise the awareness level towards the current economic issues of topical interest amongst students from junior colleges, polytechnic and centralized institutions.This year’s seminar was attended by 350 participants from various tertiary institutions. The Introductory remarks of Dr. Joshua Greene, Chairman, ESS Education Subcommittee and Deputy Director, IMF Singapore Regional Institute, opened the seminar and then followed by the speakers’ presentation on current economic issues and ended with Q&A session.

Session I: “The Economic Outlook for Singapore and Asia”
Mr. Manu Bhaskaran
Vice President, ESS
CEO/Director
Centennial Asia Advisors Private Limited
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Session II: “Exiting from Crisis: Challenges for Macroeconomic Policy”

Dr. Rajan Govil
International Consultant Economist
IMF-Regional Training Insitute
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Mr. Donald Low
Vice President, ESS
Head, Centre for Public Economics
Civil Service College
Dr. Low shared his insights on the “Exiting from the Crisis: Challenges for Fiscal Policy and “Dealing with the Global Credit Crisis: Budget 2009”

Session III: ” Reforming the Financial Sector in Light of the Crisis 

Dr. Joshua Greene
Chairman, ESS Education Subcommittee
Deputy Director, IMF-Singapore Regional Training Institute
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