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    • Macro Perspective III: Your Future in Economics

      Macro Perspective III: Your Future in Economics

                The SIM Economics Society presents:  “A Macro Perspective: Your Future in Economics”. Are you pursuing a degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting or Business and are confused over your career prospects in the future? Take ...

      November 12, 2018
    • Economics Summit 2018: The Era of Change

      Economics Summit 2018: The Era of Change

      SIMES presents the Economics Summit 2018: The Era Of Change. This year, we will be hosting 2 informative panels- China: shift of power from west to east and Industry 4.0. Join us on Saturday 24th November, 2018 at SIM from 10.30 am onwards to hear th...

      November 12, 2018
    • SIMES Orientation Day 2018-19

      SIMES Orientation Day 2018-19

      The new committee members of the SIM Economics Society for the year 2018-19 engaged in a fun-filled bonding session at Sentosa on 20th October, 2018!...

      October 31, 2018
    • Why Sub-Saharan Africa Remains Mired in Extreme Poverty

      Why Sub-Saharan Africa Remains Mired in Extreme Poverty

      Why Sub-Saharan Africa Remains Mired in Extreme Poverty Written by: Gerardus Yosari According to the World Bank, the region of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in 2017 had a total GDP (US$) per capita of 1,574.77 and a population of 1.061 billion (World Bank...

      June 24, 2019
    • Climbing Through Uncertainty: The Philippines

      Climbing Through Uncertainty: The Philippines

      Climbing Through Uncertainty: The Philippines By: Ibarra Jonel Mari Gabertan Inflation: A necessary evil? Inflation is a common term both in and out of the academic realm of economics which, simply put, refers to the percentage change in prices of go...

      June 16, 2019
    • Behavioural Economics In Healthcare Policy

      Behavioural Economics In Healthcare Policy

      Behavioural Economics in Healthcare Policy By Malvick Ong For all who took Econs 101, standard economic theory roots itself on the assumption that people are rational, self-interested and utility-maximising agents. As such, individuals are assumed to...

      May 27, 2019

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Why Sub-Saharan Africa Remains Mired in Extreme Poverty

Why Sub-Saharan Africa Remains Mired in Extreme Poverty Written by: Gerardus Yosari According to the World Bank, the region of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in 2017 had a total GDP (US$) per capita of 1,574.77 and a population of 1.061 billion (World ...

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24
Jun

Climbing Through Uncertainty: The Philippines

Climbing Through Uncertainty: The Philippines By: Ibarra Jonel Mari Gabertan Inflation: A necessary evil? Inflation is a common term both in and out of the academic realm of economics which, simply put, refers to the percentage change in prices ...

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16
Jun

Behavioural Economics In Healthcare Policy

Behavioural Economics in Healthcare Policy By Malvick Ong For all who took Econs 101, standard economic theory roots itself on the assumption that people are rational, self-interested and utility-maximising agents. As such, individuals are ...

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27
May

Minimum Wage Law in South Korea

Minimum Wage Law In South Korea By Kim Tae Hwan Introduction In recent years, South Korea has reached the brink of political transformation. With the end of the conservative party’s ten year ruling over the country, the idea of progressivism has ...

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22
Apr

China’s Need for a Change

China’s Need for a Change By Pau Paper, Gunpowder, Compass. These were great inventions from Ancient China that enabled advancement of the Chinese civilisation. Paper allowed for the record of knowledge. Gunpowder propelled countries to embark ...

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10
Jan

The Equilibrium: An Era of Change

We here at SIM Economics Society (SIMES) are back with our annual newsletter, The Equilibrium: An Era of Change.   In this edition, we will be exploring Easternisation, the shift of economic power from the West to the East. Our research ...

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7
Jan

Is China the next ‘Savior’ of Africa?

Is China the next ‘Saviour’ of Africa? By Song Yinyin Fig.1 The FOCAC in session1 Unlike the cacophonous and grumble-filled first ever no-deal Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting that broke off earlier November2, the ministerial meeting of ...

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6
Jan

The Future of ‘Made in China 2025’ Policy: Will Washington Maintain Its Edge?

The Future of ‘Made in China 2025’ Policy: Will Washington Maintain Its Edge? By: Cheryl Wijaya     Modelled on Germany’s Industry 4.0 plan, ‘Made in China 2025’ policy goes much further than a mere development of artificial ...

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19
Dec

Some Weed a Day Keeps the Slump Away

“A multi-billion dollar industry going from BLACK to WHITE” Background As of 17th October 2018, Canada has become the first country in the G7 group of the world’s leading economies and the second country in the world, after Uruguay, to fully ...

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26
Nov

RATIONALISING IRRATIONALITY

RATIONALISING IRRATIONALITY By Ibarra Jonel Mari Gabertan     Standard Economic Principle – Is there room for improvement?   Traditional microeconomic theory considers humans as “perfectly rational”. This stems from the standpoint ...

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20
Nov
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