Essays about: "Singapore"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 137 essays containing the word Singapore.

  1. 1. The Persistence of Support for the Ruling Party in Singapore: A Study of Competitive Authoritarianism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Elliot Borgstrand; [2023]
    Keywords : Singapore; Competitive Authoritarianism; Authoritarian Tools; Democracy; Civil Rights; Co-optation; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the reasons behind the continuation of legitimisation for the ruling party in Singapore, despite its undemocratic practices. The main hypothesis is that the ruling party has effectively utilised competitive authoritarianism, which involves the use of manipulation and repression to maintain control over the public and convince or pressure them to vote for the party. READ MORE

  2. 2. Are REITs in Singapore and Hong Kong Being Inflation Hedging? : An empirical analysis of the relationship between REIT returns and inflation

    University essay from KTH/Fastighetsföretagande och finansiella system

    Author : Caixing Bin; [2022]
    Keywords : REITs; inflation; hedge; returns; REITs; inflation; hedge; avkastning;

    Abstract : This paper examinesinflation in Singapore and Hong Kong between 2002 to 2021. The purpose is to investigate whether REITs can hedge against inflation. The inflation will be divided into expected inflation (EI) and unexpected inflation (UI). READ MORE

  3. 3. A comparative discussion on the typology of two nations’ pension policies : In a quest for a flawless pension structure for our seniors

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Mahmuda Ireen; [2022]
    Keywords : Swedish pension policy; Singapore s pension policy; Esping-Andersen;

    Abstract : The pension systems of Sweden and Singapore are compared in this thesis paper using the most recent developments in welfare-regime analysis. The author examines how the two countries’ policy systems are responding in light of Esping- Anderson’s welfare regime theory because the researcher thinks it will be fascinating and challenging also to compare the pension systems of the aforementioned countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living Transnational Financial Lives: Exploring the Everyday Financial Practices, Networks and Subjectivities of Singaporeans in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Yong Hao Tan; [2022]
    Keywords : Financialisation of everyday life; transnational migrants; everyday financial practices; networks; subjectivities; Singapore; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the everyday financial lives of transnational migrants through the case of Singaporean migrants in Sweden. Drawing upon the scholarship on the financialisation of everyday life and transnational migration across economic and sociocultural geography, this thesis develops a conceptual framework that explores the everyday financial practices, networks and subjectivities that shape the lived financial realities of transnational migrants and how the complex and overlapping relationships between these different aspects of the financial everyday shapes the formation of the transnational financial subject. READ MORE

  5. 5. From the Third World to the First

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Minxiao Chang; [2022]
    Keywords : Keywords: Singapore; authoritarian government; government intervention industrial policy; economic development; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Over the past half century, Singapore has gone from a tiny island in Southeast Asia to becoming one of the world's most developed countries. Singapore's achievements are reflected not only economically, but also in its emergence as a global innovation and financial services center. READ MORE