The Population Conundrum Roundtable on Singapore’s Demographic Challenges

Date: 3 May 2012, Thursday
Time: 8.30 am to 5.30 pm
Venue: Ballroom 2, Level 3, Orchard

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
Media Reports:

Link : The Population Conundrum Roundtable on Singapore’s Demographic Challenges


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