TAN Beng Kai Evan |

TAN Beng Kai Evan

Tan Beng Kai Evan

Research Associate

Tan Beng Kai Evan
Contact Details

DID: +65 6601 4903

Office Location

18 Evans Road, Singapore 259364


Evan Tan is a Research Associate with the Asia Competitiveness Institute (ACI) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP), National University of Singapore (NUS). Evan is currently the project coordinator in charge of conducting and supporting research activities for the Asian Economic Connectivity Vision 2030 (AECV2030) flagship project on regional integration and the OUE Business Case Study project, and is also coordinating the automation of computer-based research processes in ACI. He received certification from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for completing an eight-week Big Data and Social Analytics online course with top marks, taught in the Python programming language. Evan holds a Master’s of Management (Finance) from the Melbourne Business School and a Bachelor of Arts, Politics & International Relations (Major) from the University of Melbourne. His international exposure includes a post-graduate exchange semester in France at HEC Paris School of Management, and he has previously worked as an intern in the Corporate and Institutional Banking team of ANZ Commercial Bank. Evan co-authored two papers for ACI, entitled “Drivers of Growth in the Travel and Tourism Industry in Thailand and Singapore: A Geweke Causality Analysis” in 2016 and “Singapore’s Economic Development, 1965-2020: Review, Reflection and Perspective“ in 2015, and received honourable mention as one of the top ten essays on Singapore’s productivity and innovation challenges for a LKYSPP essay competition. His research interests include examining the policy challenges and connectivity issues facing the development of a more integrated ASEAN community and market.

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