About The Institute of Policy Studies

The Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) was established in 1988 as an independent think-tank to study and generate public policy ideas in Singapore. IPS became an autonomous research centre of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore in 2008. Today, IPS continues to analyse public policy, build bridges between thought leaders, and communicate its findings to a wide audience. The Institute examines issues of critical national interest across a variety of fields, and studies the attitudes and aspirations of Singaporeans through surveys of public perception. It adopts a multi-disciplinary approach in its analyses and takes the long-term view in its strategic deliberation and research.

IPS Update Issue April 2019
Institute of Policy Studies

IPS Update Issue April 2019

15 Apr 2019
Newsletters
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IPS Working Paper No. 33 – Religion in Singapore: The Private and Public Spheres
Institute of Policy Studies

IPS Working Paper No. 33 – Religion in Singapore: The Private and Public Spheres

28 Mar 2019
Announcements
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Fake news law: Calibrated approach, but nimbleness needed
Soon Carol  and  Shawn, Goh Ze Song

Fake news law: Calibrated approach, but nimbleness needed

04 Apr 2019
Opinion Editorials
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01
Oct 2019
Conference
Time: 08:30 am - 05:40 pm (SGT)
Location: Singapore
08
May 2019
IPS-Nathan Lecture
Time: 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm (SGT)
Location: Singapore
24
Apr 2019
10
Apr 2019
Closed Door
Time: 02:30 pm - 05:00 pm (SGT)
Location: Singapore
04
Apr 2019
Publisher: Springer, Singapore
Author/s: LEONG, Chan-Hoong and Malone-Lee Lai Choo
Year: 2019
Publisher: Institute of Policy Studies
Year: 2019
Publisher: Institute of Policy Studies and Straits Times Pres...
Author/s: Lai Chee Kien
Year: 2019
Publisher: Institute of Policy Studies and Straits Times Pres...
Author/s: Seng Yu Jin and Shabbir Hussain Mustafa
Year: 2019
Publisher: Institute of Policy Studies and Straits Times Pres...
Author/s: Cheong Koon Hean
Year: 2019
Publisher: Institute of Policy Studies and Straits Times Pres...
Author/s: Lee Soo Ann
Year: 2019
Publisher: Institute of Policy Studies and Straits Times Pres...
Author/s: Shandre Thangavelu
Year: 2019
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co. Ptd. Ltd.
Author/s: Cheong Koon Hean
Year: 2018

Managing the Challenges of an Ageing Society: This research programme analyses the social and economic impact of Singapore’s ageing society, ultra-low fertility, longer life and health expectancy, and migration. It examines changes to family structures, employment, entrepreneurship, productivity, savings, and investment, and their policy implications.

Inequality and Social Mobility: This research programme examines developments in this area, and considers measures to limit the negative trends.

Managing Diversities: This research programme tracks our growing diversity and its implications for national identity, social cohesion and capital, community resilience and governance.

Governance of a City-State: This research programme seeks out useful ideas and comparative experience that can be realistically applied or creatively adapted to help policymakers in the key sectors of the country build towards sustainable economic and social vibrancy.

Managing the Challenges of an Ageing Society
Managing the Challenges of an Ageing Society
Inequality and Social Mobility
Inequality and Social Mobility
Managing Diversities
Managing Diversities
Governance of a City-State
Governance of a City-State