Date: 3 May 2012, Thursday
|The Civil Service College (CSC) and Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) organised a roundtable to discuss Singapore’s population challenges and solicit expert views and suggestions on the available options and trade-offs in dealing with these.
IPS presented its population projections, which provided the context for the discussion of the different scenarios at the roundtable.
|Mr Janadas Devan, Director, Institute of Policy Studies, Opening Remarks
Presentation slides by Dr Yap Mui Teng, The Population Conundrum: Population Projections
Presentation slides by Professor Hoon Hian Teck, An Economic Analysis of Optimum Population Size Achieved Through Boosting Total Fertility and Net Immigration
Presentation slides by Associate Professor Shandre Thangavelu, Foreign Labour, Local Human Capital and Balanced Growth: Case of Singapore
Presentation slides by Dr Malone-Lee Lai Choo, Limits to Growth: Population, Density and Urban Stress
Presentation slides by Professor Euston Quah and Dr Chang Youngho, Population and the Environment: Implications of Large Population on Singapore
Presentation slides by Associate Professor Paulin Straughan, Delayed Marriage and Ultra-Low Fertility – the Confounding Challenges to Social Stability
Presentation slides by Dr Gillian Koh, Immigration: Getting the Economy, Society and Polity in Sync
|The Population Conundrum: Singapore’s Demographic Challenges|