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 June 2019
Institute of Policy Studies

IPS Update Issue June 2019

14 Jun 2019
Newsletters
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Commentary: On homosexuality and cohabitation - differences on moral issues need not lead to polarised society
Mathew Mathews  and  Lim Leonard

Commentary: On homosexuality and cohabitation - differences on moral issues need not lead to polarised society

17 May 2019
Opinion Editorials
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IPS Working Paper No. 34 – Religion, Morality and Conservatism in Singapore
Institute of Policy Studies

IPS Working Paper No. 34 – Religion, Morality and Conservatism in Singapore

02 May 2019
Announcements
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Oct 2019
Conference
Time: 08:30 am - 05:40 pm (SGT)
Location: Singapore
26
Jul 2019
Time: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (SGT)
Location: Singapore
17
Jul 2019
Workshop
Time: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm (SGT)
Location: Singapore
05
Jul 2019
Roundtable
Time: 02:00 pm - 05:30 pm (SGT)
Location: Singapore
25
Jun 2019
Workshop
Time: 09:00 am - 12:00 pm (SGT)
Location: Singapore

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
Publisher: Springer, Singapore
Author/s: LEONG, Chan-Hoong and Malone-Lee Lai Choo
Year: 2019
Publisher: Singapore: World Scientific for IPS
Year: 2019
Publisher: Institute of Policy Studies
Year: 2019
Publisher: Singapore: World Scientific for IPS
Author/s: Institute of Policy Studies
Year: 2019
Publisher: Singapore: World Scientific for IPS
Author/s: Institute of Policy Studies
Year: 2019
Publisher: Institute of Policy Studies and Straits Times Pres...
Author/s: Lai Chee Kien
Year: 2019