Organisation of households: Aging, savings and financialisation

Organisation of households: Aging, savings and financialisation Phuah Eng Chye (21 April 2018) Policy incoherence tends to increase with the aging of an economy. Specifically, as the number of retirees increase, policy focuses on incentivising savings to ensure individuals can accumulate sufficient savings for their retirement. But at the macro level, the challenge is the … “Organisation of households: Aging, savings and financialisation”

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The services economy: Comparing the manufacturing and service paradigms

The services economy: Comparing the manufacturing and service paradigms Phuah Eng Chye (2 September 2017) The share of the manufacturing sector has been falling and that of services has been rising for decades in many advanced countries. Services is the dominant sector in advanced economies. Yet the services sector is often treated as a poor … “The services economy: Comparing the manufacturing and service paradigms”

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