National University of Singapore School of Business

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Japan's Regional Economic Integration Strategy: A Nascent And Competitive FTA Diplomacy

    In the last decade Japan has changed its restricted focus on multilateral trade for a recent pursuit of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), which reflects a change in its policy towards economic integration. This paper offers an analysis of Japan's regional economic integration strategy, with consideration to the strategies of other...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Rethinking The Millennium Challenge Corporation: Conflict In Mindanao And The Republic Of The Philippines

    The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a United States (US) administered poverty reduction program that aims to improve aid effectiveness, has for the past several years encouraged developing countries to adopt a series of policies that promote sustainable economic growth. The Philippines was selected for the MCC Threshold Program in 2006,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Harnessing People Power

    When resources are scarce, human capital becomes a vital resource for success. In entities where resources are scarce - such as small non-natural resource economies like Hong Kong or Singapore, or capital-short entrepreneurial firms - human capital becomes a vital resource for success. Human capital consists of the education, experience,...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Perfect Competition And Sustainability

    Adding sustainability to the conditions of Perfect Competition (PC) results in a meaningful benchmark, especially in the context of pursuing sustainability as a policy goal. On this basis, some standard explanations involving the comparisons with imperfect competition can be questioned. But, importantly the recognition of sustainability besides the standard conditions...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Contextualising Corporate Social Responsibility In Singapore

    This paper argues that the context in which business operates plays a large role in whether and to what extent a particular firm adopts Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). In Singapore, this context is shaped by government, private sector and civil society relations, partly characterised by pervasive government presence in all...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2002

    Real Estate Portfolio Diversification by Sources of Return

    The basis of the superior performance of the contrarian strategy is a lively debate in the finance literature. In relation to real property, the contrarian strategy implies that properties with high running yield (i.e., value properties) could outperform properties with low running yield (i.e., growth properties). This study modified the...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2002

    Real Estate Portfolio Diversification by Sources of Return

    The basis of the superior performance of the contrarian strategy is a lively debate in the finance literature. In relation to real property, the contrarian strategy implies that properties with high running yield (i.e., value properties) could outperform properties with low running yield (i.e., growth properties). This study modified the...

    Provided By National University of Singapore School of Business

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Harnessing People Power

    When resources are scarce, human capital becomes a vital resource for success. In entities where resources are scarce - such as small non-natural resource economies like Hong Kong or Singapore, or capital-short entrepreneurial firms - human capital becomes a vital resource for success. Human capital consists of the education, experience,...

    Provided By National University of Singapore School of Business

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Japan's Regional Economic Integration Strategy: A Nascent And Competitive FTA Diplomacy

    In the last decade Japan has changed its restricted focus on multilateral trade for a recent pursuit of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), which reflects a change in its policy towards economic integration. This paper offers an analysis of Japan's regional economic integration strategy, with consideration to the strategies of other...

    Provided By National University of Singapore School of Business

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Rethinking The Millennium Challenge Corporation: Conflict In Mindanao And The Republic Of The Philippines

    The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a United States (US) administered poverty reduction program that aims to improve aid effectiveness, has for the past several years encouraged developing countries to adopt a series of policies that promote sustainable economic growth. The Philippines was selected for the MCC Threshold Program in 2006,...

    Provided By National University of Singapore School of Business

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Perfect Competition And Sustainability

    Adding sustainability to the conditions of Perfect Competition (PC) results in a meaningful benchmark, especially in the context of pursuing sustainability as a policy goal. On this basis, some standard explanations involving the comparisons with imperfect competition can be questioned. But, importantly the recognition of sustainability besides the standard conditions...

    Provided By National University of Singapore School of Business

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Contextualising Corporate Social Responsibility In Singapore

    This paper argues that the context in which business operates plays a large role in whether and to what extent a particular firm adopts Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). In Singapore, this context is shaped by government, private sector and civil society relations, partly characterised by pervasive government presence in all...

    Provided By National University of Singapore School of Business