Innovation is the key to sustained economic prosperity. Beyond the production of greater output and higher productivity levels, innovation can also lead to a higher quality of living (through wage increase, and job satisfaction levels) as well as social benefits such as inclusion.  However, the journey towards innovation-based growth is not an easy one and countries today are facing the extra hurdle of overcoming the challenges caused by the global pandemic, rising inflation rates and climate change.  

By now, dire prognostications about the economic impact of Covid-19 have been repeated so widely and often that the world is already braced for a tough road ahead.

Governments around the world need to persist with extraordinary fiscal and monetary measures if they are to succeed in mitigating the economic fallout from the Covid-19 outbrea

The global pandemic caused by the Covid-19 virus has impacted all aspects of global supply chains; from the supply of raw materials and the availability of labour to the transp

Within the context of population and demographics studies, the “Third Age” refers to the life stage when individuals ease off on full-time employment, often coinciding with a ri

In November 2019, Singapore made public its ‘National Artificial Intelligence Strategy” which, according to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in the National AI Strategy document:

The year began with the phase one signing of a trade deal between the U.S. and China. However, détente between the superpowers might only be temporary. With the U.S.

The secret to retailing success has long been described by the phrase “Location, Location, Location”. That maxim has morphed into to “Convenience, Convenience, Convenience” with the advent of digital technology, observes Jagdish Sheth, Charles H. Professor of Business as Emory University, pointing to the success of Alibaba’s Singles Day sales and Amazon’s one-day delivery service.

According to a December 2018 UN report on worldwide use of single-use plastics, 127 countries have “adopted some type of legislation to regulate plastic bags”. These include the 28 member states of the European Union, who last month voted to ban single-use plastic cutlery, straws, and cups by 2021.