A paper on the socioeconomic risks and mitigation to create better jobs for a better future
Authored by Ryan Adnin Goh and Willy Tan
The authors of this paper believe that Singapore has made significant progress in the last five decades of its independence. Singapore has always experienced low unemployment rates in the last decade, as indicated in the graphics below.
While unemployment rates may creep upwards during this downturn as a result of the pandemic, we believe that Singapore needs to be forward-looking and envision the employment scene of the future. This paper will explore the approach and benefits of qualitative as compared to quantitative job creation. The authors of this paper believe that instead of focusing on the quantitative aspect of employment figures, Singapore should provide quality career opportunities.
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