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    Outlook of Semiconductor By: Kim Tae Hwan Past and Present of the Industry A semiconductor chip is a complex and small-sized device which comprises of billions of components that store, transmit ...

  • Economics of Sand -The Dollars & Sands

    Economics of Sand – The Dollars & Sands Written by: Malvick Ong   “Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone.” Jorge Luis Borges ...

  • A Balancing Act: Big Tech

    By: Brandon Sim In just over a decade, four companies, namely, Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple (known as Big Tech) have completely revolutionised modern technology. With a combined market ...

    • 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
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      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
    • Outlook of Semiconductor

      Outlook of Semiconductor

      Outlook of Semiconductor By: Kim Tae Hwan Past and Present of the Industry A semiconductor chip is a complex and small-sized device which comprises of billions of components that store, transmit and process data. The chip-making industry began initia...

      September 27, 2019
    • Economics of Sand -The Dollars & Sands

      Economics of Sand -The Dollars & Sands

      Economics of Sand – The Dollars & Sands Written by: Malvick Ong   “Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone.” Jorge Luis Borges Whenever articles examine commodities, the impressi...

      August 14, 2019
    • A Balancing Act: Big Tech

      A Balancing Act: Big Tech

      By: Brandon Sim In just over a decade, four companies, namely, Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple (known as Big Tech) have completely revolutionised modern technology. With a combined market capitalisation greater than the GDP of the United Kingdom, ...

      July 26, 2019

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Outlook of Semiconductor

Outlook of Semiconductor By: Kim Tae Hwan Past and Present of the Industry A semiconductor chip is a complex and small-sized device which comprises of billions of components that store, transmit and process data. The chip-making industry began ...

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Sep

Economics of Sand -The Dollars & Sands

Economics of Sand – The Dollars & Sands Written by: Malvick Ong   “Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone.” Jorge Luis Borges Whenever articles examine commodities, the ...

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14
Aug

A Balancing Act: Big Tech

By: Brandon Sim In just over a decade, four companies, namely, Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple (known as Big Tech) have completely revolutionised modern technology. With a combined market capitalisation greater than the GDP of the United ...

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26
Jul

How ASEAN Benefits From China’s Growth

Source: South China Morning Post, Tom Plate   Written By: Pau Khua Mung   As China focus its attention to a capital-intensive, high labour-productivity manufacturing as well as services industries, it has been looking towards ASEAN to ...

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6
Jul

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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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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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
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