Information and organisation: China’s surveillance state growth model (Part 1: China’s state model)

Information and organisation: China’s surveillance state growth model (Part 1: China’s state model) Phuah Eng Chye (9 November 2019) A surveillance state and growth sounds like a contradiction in terms. This is why the success of China’s surveillance state model comes as a surprise. Mark Wu notes “China’s impressive economic and technological rise in the … “Information and organisation: China’s surveillance state growth model (Part 1: China’s state model)”

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Information and development: Escaping the industrial maturity trap and moving forward to an information society

Information and development: Escaping the industrial maturity trap and moving forward to an information society Phuah Eng Chye (14 September 2019) Advanced economies appear to be bumping into limits to their growth. They display symptoms of “industrial maturity” such as hollowing out of their manufacturing sectors, demographic aging and anaemic capital formation. Some symptoms such … “Information and development: Escaping the industrial maturity trap and moving forward to an information society”

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Information and development: The information path to development

Information and development: The information path to development Phuah Eng Chye (31 August 2019) Different development models chart different paths. The export-led industrialisation model has been the most successful but along the way, new barriers to growth can emerge. Successful developing economies can come across a “middle income trap”. Rabah Arezki, Rachel Yuting Fan and … “Information and development: The information path to development”

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Information and development: Globalisation interrupted and deglobalisation risks

Information and development: Globalisation interrupted and deglobalisation risks Phuah Eng Chye (17 August 2019) Globalisation is the main pathway to economic advancement and prosperity. Yet, for all its contributions to growth, globalisation is often cast as the villain in political discourse. In matured economies, politicians tap on public insecurities arising from the loss of factories, … “Information and development: Globalisation interrupted and deglobalisation risks”

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Information and development: Globalisation in transition

Information and development: Globalisation in transition Phuah Eng Chye (3 August 2019) In a recent report, the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) suggests “important structural changes in the nature of globalization have gone largely unnoticed” and that “globalization is in the midst of a transformation”. They point out “global value chains are being reshaped by rising … “Information and development: Globalisation in transition”

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Information and development: Development models and landscape change

Information and development: Development models and landscape change Phuah Eng Chye (20 July 2019) Successful economies serve as development models for others to emulate. These development models are not static; they evolve constantly in response to landscape change.  Prior to the twentieth century, industrial production was sufficient to position a country as an economic powerhouse. … “Information and development: Development models and landscape change”

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