Economic Society of Singapore

Honorary Fellows

The lifetime position of the Honorary Fellow of the Economic Society of Singapore is the highest title conferred upon outstanding individuals in recognition of the significant contributions to the advancement of economics in public life in Singapore.


Past recipients




The Late Dr Goh Keng Swee

Deputy Prime Minister

The Republic of Singapore




The Late Emeritus Professor You Poh Seng


Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

University of Singapore




Professor Lim Chong Yah

Former Dean

FASS and Head of Economics

National University of Singapore

Former Chairman, National Wages Council

Albert Winsemius Professor of Economics

Nanyang Technological University






Mr Goh Chok Tong

Senior Minister

The Republic of Singapore




Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam

Minister for Finance

The Republic of Singapore