Case Writing Competition Archives

Previous news announcements on the winners of the Case Writing Competition

Previous winning entries of the Case Writing Competition

YearPrizeCase Study TitleFaculty Advisor
2018 Distinguished Prize

Gamifying trust: Can you win at life? China’s Social Credit System and the rating revolution

Author/s: Eleni Ayala Ojeda

Behavioural biases and identity in Social Media: The Case of Philippine Populism, President Duterte’s Rise, and Ways Forward

Author/s: Kathleen Rose Gatchalian Kho

Public Rental Housing in Singapore – A Last Resort?

Author/s: Lim Jun Jie Gabriel, Muhammad Ruzaini Naim Bin Azman & Tham Kah Jun, Gregory

Protecting Human Rights Amidst the Philippine War on Drugs

Author/s: Kathleen Rose Gatchalian Kho & Hanna Keila Halog Garcia

Dr Natalie Pang

Assistant Prof Reuben Ng

Assistant Prof Ng Kok Hoe

Assistant Prof Francesco Mancini

Merit Prize

The Overlooked Price of Keeping India Clean

Author/s: Nirnaya Bhatta & Dhanya Gopal

Redesigning Retirement Investing: Fixing the Central Provident Fund Investment Scheme in Singapore

Author/s: Leong Yoke Leng

Assistant Prof Namrata Chindarkar

Assistant Prof Joelle H Fong

2017 Distinguished Prize

“Cool Japan” as the Next Future of Post-industrial Japan?

Author/s: Rui Tao

Rock, paper or scissors: The trilemma of fertiliser policy in India

Author/s: Sivaprakasham Murugesan Saminathan & Stuti Rawat

Big Data, Big Problems: How should Singapore Approach the Privacy Challenge of Big Data Research?

Author/s: Harisan Unais Nasir & Kershia Tan Wei

Assistant Professor Joo Yu Min

Assistant Professor Mehmet Akif Demircioglu and Associate Professor Zeger Van Der Wal

Research Associate Markus Labude

Merit Prize

Freedom of Mobility: The Paradoxes

Author/s: Janani Balasubramaniam & Nirnaya Bhatta

The case of slum redevelopment in Mumbai

Author/s: Kinnari Gurnani

A Hangzhou Story: The Development of China’s Mobile Payment Revolution

Author/s: Yichen Zhu & Hui Li

Assistant Dean (Academic Affairs) & Assistant Professor Akter Sonia

Assistant Professor Joo Yu Min

Professor (Practice) Lam Chuan Leong

2013 First Prize

Social Egg Freezing: Should It Be Permitted in Singapore?

Author/s: Michelle Khoo

Assistant Professor Kim Hye-Won Erin

Commendation Awards

The Proposed Cross Island Line in Singapore: Nature or Development?

Author/s: Krishnan Chandramohan

Non-Ideal Toilets in India: The Solution to Sanitation Woes Or The Source of New Problems?

Author/s: Aprajita Singh, Ekroop Caur and Kashyap Shah

Our Singapore Conversation: Bridging the ‘Great Affective Divide’?

Author/s: Yvonne Guo and Charles Phua Chao Rong

Visiting Professor Dodo J Thampapillai 

Professor M Ramesh

Advisor to LKY SPP Executive Education Donald Low

2012 First Prize

“Extending Healthcare to the Informal Sector in Laos”

Author/s: Beñat Oñatibia Camara and Zhang Yingxin Louisa

Adjunct Associate Professor Phua Kai Hong and Visiting Professor Pangestu Tikki


“The Buck Stops Where? A Trilemma on HealthCare for Singapore’s Foreign Workers”

Author/s: Moses Sam Paul Johnraj and Nicole Bacolod

Adjunct Associate Professor Phua Kai Hong

2011 First Prize

“The Dirty Business of Sand – Sand Dredging in Cambodia”

Author/s: Fazlin Abdullah and Goh Ann Tat

Associate Professor Surya Sethi


“Drug Price Policy in Vietnam: Letting the market set prices is not as easy as it seems”

Author/s: Sarah Bales

Associate Professor Scott Fritzen