Economic Development

LOOK AT SOCIAL PROGRESS IN A COUNTRY, NOT JUST GDP

Gross Domestic Product has become the yardstick by which we measure a country’s success. But, says Michael Green, GDP isn’t the best way to measure a good society. His alternative? The Social Progress Index, which measures things like basic human needs and opportunity.

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SG50 Special #43: Albert Winsemius, The Genius Behind Singapore's Modern Economy

People always praise Singapore for our economic strength, progress and foresight but little people know that besides the efforts of our pioneer generation, there is an Ang Moh who helped us make all of this possible. It is the Dutch economist Albert Winsemius who played a crucial role in the formulation of Singapore's national economic development strategy.

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