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January 2018

2017 Annual Indices for Expatriates and Ordinary Residents on Cost of Living, Wages and Purchasing Power for World's Major Cities

January 2018

2017 Annual Competitiveness Analysis and Impact of Exchange Rates on Foreign Direct Investment Inflows to Sub-National Economies of Indonesia

January 2018


  • 李善峰 (待确定), 陈企业, 宋霖 & 张续垚

March 2018

ACI Ranks 13th out of 90 Think Tanks Worldwide in Global Go-To Think Tank Index Report

  • Asia Competitiveness Institute
ACI has been rated as one of the "Best University Affiliated Think Tanks" in the recently released 2015 Global Go-To Think Tank Index Report. In January 2016, it was announced by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) that ACI has been ranked number 13 out of 90 think-tanks worldwide, as a recognition for its research relevance and policy impact. Background: "The Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) at the University of Pennsylvania conducts research on the role policy institutes play in governments and civil societies around the world. Often referred to as the 'think tanks’ think tank,' TTCSP examines the evolving role and character of public policy research organizations. The 2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index (GGTTI) marks the ninth year of continued efforts by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) at the University of Pennsylvania to acknowledge the important contributions and emerging global trends of think tanks worldwide." To find out more about the TTCSP's Global Go-To Think Tank Index, please visit
  • CAI Jiao Tracy, YAP Xin Yi, Nursyahida AHMAD, Gareth TAN Guang Ming, Nurliyana YUSOFF, QIAN Yuwei & Nurul Ashikin ADJEMAN
ACI’s over-arching vision is to build up its research credibility with policy impact, contributing as a professional, world-class think-tank. The ACI Impact Report is created to evaluate our policy research efforts thus far. As a testament to ACI’s sustained effort and achievements, for two consecutive years in 2016 and 2017, ACI was ranked 13th globally, 2nd in Asia and 1st in Singapore amongst 90 think-tanks world-wide under the “Best University Affiliated Think-Tank” category by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) of the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania ( ACI will continue to strive to push its achievement horizon by ensuring a combination of academic rigour and robustness that will produce significant policy impacts in the region.
  • TAN Khee Giap, Shinae BAEK, Nursyahida AHMAD & YAP Xin Yi
The 'ACI Research Projects: Summary Report' is intended to give a broad overview of the research projects undertaken by the Institute. As highlighted in the ACI Impact Report, besides research, the Institute engages in outreach and convening activities in order to expand our footprint of impact and bring home the necessary data in order to conduct the research. Nevertheless, this summary report hopes to give the reader interested in our research output an indication of the type of research ACI ultimately engages in.