Economic Society of Singapore

ESS JC Seminar 2014

ESS-CSC Annual JC Seminar

The 2014 ESS Annual Student Seminar was held on 12 April 2014 (Saturday) at Civil Service Auditorium, Civil Service College, 8.30 am to 12.30 noon. This is one of the major events ESS organizes annually. The topic for this year’s series is the “ Challenges Facing Singapore-An Economic Perspective ”. 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 300 participants from various tertiary institutions. The Introductory remarks of Mrs. Tan Say Tin Chairman, ESS Education Subcommittee and Curriculum Specialist in Economics, Curriculum Planning and Development Division, Ministry of Education opened the seminar followed by the speakers’ presentation.



Opening Address

Mrs. Tan Say Tin
Chairman, ESS Education Subcommittee
Curriculum Specialist in Economics
Curriculum Planning and Development Division
Ministry of Education

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Session 1 “Structural Challenges Facing Singapore”
Mr. Manu Bhaskaran
Partner and Head, Centennial Asia Advisors
Vice President, ESS

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Session II: “Industrial Policy: Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia and Singapore’s Experience”
Mr. Donald Low
Senior Fellow and Assistant Dean (Research Centres)
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
Vice President, ESS
Session III: “Singapore Economy: In a “New-Normalizing World”
Mr. Jimmy Koh
Head, Economics-Treasury Research
United Overseas Bank
Council Member, ESS
Session IV: “Future and Challenges of Singapore Real Estate Market”
Dr. David Lee
Director, Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics
Founder, Ferrell Asset Management
Vice President, ESS

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Section V: Panel Discussion
(R-L: Mr Donald Low,Dr. David Lee, Mr Jimmy Koh and Mr. Manu Bhaskaran (Moderator/Chair)