Governance of a City-State
Singapore is a uniquely successful small global city-state. Its size, location, history, diverse population, and lack of natural resources present a unique challenge for governance.
General theories of political development and governance, economic development and business strategies, models of public sector management and diplomacy can neither adequately explain Singapore's continued success, nor provide guidance for Singapore's future development
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.