An analysis of income inequality, social security and competitiveness : an essay on Dr Goh Keng Swee's contributions to Singapore's economic strategy
Chew, Soon Beng
Chew, Rosalind Seow Lung
Date of Issue2012
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Dr Goh Keng Swee has been credited as being the social and economic architect of Singapore. In his 25 years of government service, he served in a wide range of ministerial appointments, including Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, Minister of Defence and Minister of Education. This paper discusses a specific aspect of his contributions to Singapore's economic strategy, namely that of reducing income inequality without compromising competitiveness.
The Singapore economic review
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