ESS Publications

Looking Back and Looking Forward: An Economic Perspective on Developments in Climate Change Policy

Professor Stavins will examine the history of international negotiations on climate change from an economic perspective to illustrate the value of this particular perspective. In the process, he will provide an analytical view of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (1992), the First Conference of the Parties (1995), the Kyoto Protocol (1997), the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (2011), and the Paris Agreement (2015), concluding with the most recent (Twenty-Seventh) Conference of the Parties, held in Sharm El- Sheikh, Egypt (2022).

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ESS-MOE Economics Seminar 2023: "Challenges of a Post-Covid World”

As part of our educational outreach, the Economic Society of Singapore (ESS) organises an Annual Economics Seminar targeting Pre-University level students and their teachers/lecturers. This year we are pleased to inform you that ESS supported by Ministry of Education (MOE) will be presenting this year’s seminar on “Challenges of a Post-Covid World” which will be held at MOE Edutorium on Saturday, 15 Apr 2023. The Seminar aims to broaden the appreciation and raise awareness of current economic issues of interest among students at the Pre-University Level. Economics students of all levels are encouraged to attend the seminar as the content covered will be pitched at an accessible level.

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Winners of MAS-ESS Essay Competition 2023

The aim of this competition is to encourage debate on the future economic direction of Singapore.

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ESS Panel Discussion on Post Singapore Budget 2023

On 15 February 2023, the Economic Society of Singapore (ESS) held a Post-Budget Panel Discussion at Voco Orchard Singapore, following DPM and Minister of Finance Mr Lawrence Wong’s delivery of Singapore’s FY2023 Budget Statement on 14 February 2023. A distinguished panel of experts was invited to discuss and share their views on this year’s Budget named ‘Moving Forward In A New Era’.

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