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Grab and ZhongAn to launch insurance platform in South-East Asia

16 January 2019 | Financial Times

Prof Sumit Agarwal says combining the insurance platform with Grab’s data on drivers’ behaviour could help the company negotiate insurance products in bulk for lower prices.

Measuring the economy: Look to human capital

11 January 2019 | The Straits Times

In a commentary, Assoc Prof Toh Mun Heng says policymakers should not use the wage bill as a proportion of GDP, but look at the share of remuneration to human capital in the creation and distribution of wealth in the nation.

Robots at your service

10 January 2019 | The Business Times

In a commentary, Prof Jochen Wirtz says robots in the services sector offer exciting opportunities, but social challenges such as loss of wages will need to be addressed by governments and societies.

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16 January 2019

Grab and ZhongAn to launch insurance platform in South-East Asia

Financial Times

Prof Sumit Agarwal says combining the insurance platform with Grab’s data on drivers’ behaviour could help the company negotiate insurance products in bulk for lower prices.

11 January 2019

Measuring the economy: Look to human capital

The Straits Times

In a commentary, Assoc Prof Toh Mun Heng says policymakers should not use the wage bill as a proportion of GDP, but look at the share of remuneration to human capital in the creation and distribution of wealth in the nation.

10 January 2019

Robots at your service

The Business Times

In a commentary, Prof Jochen Wirtz says robots in the services sector offer exciting opportunities, but social challenges such as loss of wages will need to be addressed by governments and societies.

06 January 2019

Foodcourts in Singapore: Secret to Foodfare's low prices

The Straits Times

Assoc Prof Ang Swee Hoon says NTUC Foodfare’s low stall rental model motivates stallholders to focus more on customer welfare through affordable pricing.

04 January 2019

Commentary: Lessons from the fall of once-mighty bike-sharing giants

Channel NewsAsia

In a commentary, Assoc Prof Goh Puay Guan says the bike-sharing companies’ fixation on swift consumer acquisition led to their downfall. The firms should consider a gradual approach that focuses on consumer retention, and scale up rapidly as they gain more experience and information.

02 January 2019

Inequality a rising challenge for Singapore's policymakers

The Edge Singapore

Assoc Prof Nitin Pangarkar says policymakers need to ensure there are equal opportunities and mobility across social classes.