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Singapore - Program for International Student Assessment 2015 (English)

PISA is the OECD's benchmarking tool to assess achievement and application of key knowledge and skills of 15 year-olds. Launched in 2000, PISA is conducted every three years and tests proficiency in mathematics, reading, science, and problem-solving. ... See More +

Brief 111578 DEC 15, 2016

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Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Singapore (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Singapore. To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 110011 OCT 25, 2016

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Productivity as the key to economic growth and development (English)

One of the most important lessons in economics is that productivity is key to economic growth. Productivity is defined in economic theory as the ratio of output over input. ... See More +

Brief 108092 AUG 01, 2016

Kim,Young Eun; Loayza,Norman V.; Meza Cuadra Balcazar,Claudia Maria Disclosed

International financial integration of East Asia and Pacific (English)

This paper provides a comprehensive analysis of how economies in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region have been integrating financially with the rest of the world since the 1990s, using bilateral data on portfolio investments, syndicated bank loans, mergers and acquisitions (M&As), and greenfield investments. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7772 JUL 27, 2016

Didier Brandao,Tatiana; Llovet Montanes,Ruth; Schmukler,Sergio L. Disclosed

Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Singapore (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Singapore. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 100845 OCT 01, 2015

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Country data report for Singapore, 1996-2014 (English)

This country data report summarizes the data from the worldwide governance indicators (WGI) project for Singapore. The WGI report six aggregate governance indicators for over 200 countries and territories over the period 1996-2014, covering: (i) voice and accountability, (ii) political stability and absence of violence and terrorism, (iii) government effectiveness, (iv) regulatory quality, (v) rule of law, and (vi) control of corruption. ... See More +

Working Paper 105564 SEP 15, 2015

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Can the knowledge capital model explain foreign investment in services ? the case of Singapore (English)

Singapore has been a powerful magnet for foreign direct investment and in recent years has also made significant investments abroad, especially in developing countries and increasingly in services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7186 JAN 01, 2015

Chellaraj, Gnanaraj; Mattoo, Aaditya Disclosed

Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - Singapore (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2015 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Singapore. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 92124 OCT 01, 2014

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Doing business 2014 : Small Island States (English)

This regional profile presents the Doing Business indicators for economies in Small Island States. It also shows the regional average, the best performance globally for each indicator and data for the following comparator regions: Caribbean States, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, East Asia and the Pacific, Latin America, and Southern African Development Community. ... See More +

Working Paper 83416 OCT 29, 2013

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Doing business 2014 : East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) (English)

This regional profile presents the Doing Business indicators for economies in East Asia and the Pacific (EAP). It also shows the regional average, the best performance globally for each indicator and data for the following comparator regions: Europe and Central Asia, European Union, Latin America, South Asia, and OECD High Income. ... See More +

Working Paper 83403 OCT 29, 2013

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Doing business 2014 : Singapore - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Singapore. In a series of annual reports, Doing Business assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in 10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders. ... See More +

Working Paper 82959 OCT 29, 2013

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Doing business 2014 : Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) (English)

This regional profile presents the Doing Business indicators for economies in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). It also shows the regional average, the best performance globally for each indicator and data for the following comparator regions: East Asia and the Pacific, European Union, Latin America, OECD High Income, and South Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper 83397 OCT 29, 2013

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Snapshot : sponsors from Singapore and infrastructure projects with private participation (1990-2011) (English)

A total of United States (U.S.) 38 billion dollars in investment commitments, 107 infrastructure projects, 19 countries, and 4 sectors: this is a quick snapshot of what Singaporean companies invested in private infrastructure projects from 1990 to 2011.1 Nearly 67 percent of total investment and over 85 percent of all infrastructure projects were implemented after 2000. ... See More +

Brief 90165 MAR 01, 2013

Militaru, Andreea Disclosed

Singapore - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)

This report gives 14 indicators that describe a country's macro fiscal environment to identify constraints or opportunities for health systems financing. ... See More +

Brief 80417 JAN 01, 2013

Cortez, Rafael; Pande, Aaka; Eozenou, Patrick; Leive, Adam; Smitz, Marc; Ozcelik, Ece; Fidler, Armin; Klingen, Nicole Disclosed

Doing business 2013 : Singapore - smarter regulations for small and, medium-size enterprises : comparing business regulations for domestic firms in 185 economies (English)

This tenth edition of Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 74021 OCT 23, 2012

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Doing business in a more transparent world 2012 - economic profile : Singapore - comparing regulation for domestic firms in 183 economies (English)

Doing business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 65465 JAN 01, 2012

Disclosed

SABER workforce development country report : Singapore 2012 (English)

Singapore provides an example of a small nation in which Workforce Development (WfD) has been a primary component of economic development from the outset. ... See More +

Working Paper 79925 JAN 01, 2012

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Toward a better future : education and training for economic development in Singapore since 1965 : Hacia un futuro mejor : educacion y formacion para el desarrollo economico de Singapur desde 1965 (Spanish)

The Singapore economy has undergone significant stages of development since the 1960s. It has grown from its traditional role as a regional port and distribution center in the 1960s to an international manufacturing and service center in the 1970s and 1980s, and now into a center of science-based manufacturing and knowledge-intensive technical services. ... See More +

Publication 43968 NOV 01, 2011

Lee, Sing-Kong; Tan, Jee-Peng; Fredriksen, Birger; Goh, Chor Boon, English Disclosed

How universities promote economic growth : Universiteler ekonomik buyumeye nasil katkida bulunur (Turkish)

This study was initiated in 1999 with the objective of identifying the most promising path to development in light of emerging global and regional changes. ... See More +

Publication 38333 JUL 06, 2011

Yusuf, Shahid; Nabeshima, Kaoru Spanish, English Disclosed

Doing business 2011 : Singapore - making a difference for entrepreneurs : comparing business regulation in 183 economies (English)

Doing Business 2011: making a difference for entrepreneurs is the eighth in a series of annual reports investigating regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Annual Report 59181 JAN 01, 2010

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Singapore - Program for International Student Assessment 2015 (English)
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DEC 15, 2016 111578 Brief
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Singapore (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 110011 Working Paper
Productivity as the key to economic growth and development (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 108092 Brief
International financial integration of East Asia and Pacific (English)
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JUL 27, 2016 WPS7772 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Singapore (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100845 Working Paper
Country data report for Singapore, 1996-2014 (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 105564 Working Paper
Can the knowledge capital model explain foreign investment in services ? the case of Singapore (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7186 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - Singapore (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92124 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : Small Island States (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 83416 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 83403 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : Singapore - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 82959 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 83397 Working Paper
Snapshot : sponsors from Singapore and infrastructure projects with private participation (1990-2011) (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 90165 Brief
Singapore - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80417 Brief
Doing business 2013 : Singapore - smarter regulations for small and, medium-size enterprises : comparing business regulations for domestic firms in 185 economies (English)
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OCT 23, 2012 74021 Working Paper
Doing business in a more transparent world 2012 - economic profile : Singapore - comparing regulation for domestic firms in 183 economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 65465 Working Paper
SABER workforce development country report : Singapore 2012 (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 79925 Working Paper
Toward a better future : education and training for economic development in Singapore since 1965 : Hacia un futuro mejor : educacion y formacion para el desarrollo economico de Singapur desde 1965 (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2011 43968 Publication English
How universities promote economic growth : Universiteler ekonomik buyumeye nasil katkida bulunur (Turkish)
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JUL 06, 2011 38333 Publication Spanish, English
Doing business 2011 : Singapore - making a difference for entrepreneurs : comparing business regulation in 183 economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 59181 Annual Report