Economic Society of Singapore

ESS-MOE-CSC Annual JC Seminar

ESS-MOE-CSC Annual JC Seminar

Singapore and the Global Economy: Competition and Challenges

2nd March 2019

CSC Auditorium




Introductory Remarks:


Mrs. Tan Say Tin


ESS Education Sub-committee

Senior Curriculum Specialist (Economics)

Curriculum Planning and Development Division

Ministry of Education



Session 1:


Mr Manu Bhaskaran

Partner, Centennial Group


“Global Economy and ASEAN”


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Session 2:

Mr Francis Tan

Investment Strategist, CIO Office,

Investment Products and Solutions

United Overseas Bank (UOB)


“The Singapore That We Want”


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Session 3:


Mr Herbert Fung

Director of Business & Economics,

Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS)


“Domestic competition, scale and network efficiencies”



Session 4


Dr Prakash Kannan

Deputy Chief Economist & Head of Total Portfolio Management

GIC Private Limited


“Three Key Questions for the Global Economy”