Of Mandates, Blank Cheques, and Diversity

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I usually do not comment on politics. My last post “The Economics of Politics?” was really meant to be more of an Economics post than on politics. But we live in really interesting times…and that has compelled me to provide my few cents worth. (And before you proceed further, are you from Hwa Chong Institution? You are advised to exit …

The Economics of Politics

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In teaching economics, I always try to make it alive, through real-life examples that students can relate to. I also try my best to inspire them to see how applicable economics concepts can be towards future business decisions and even life decisions. This is part of the reason why I write such articles to the Straits Times and also share …

Economics Tuition Online

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Hi everyone! It is discomfiting to know that COVID-19 has continued to spread, globally. Do not fear. At least, we have got live economics tuition online classes for you! I have actually conducted economics tuition online many many years ago when I took up assignments from as far as the UK and China. Recently, I had to resurrect this when …

Guide to Writing an Economics Essay

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This Guide to Writing an Economics Essay is applicable to both the IB economics as well as the Singapore A Level economics examinations. This guide is also applicable to large-mark case study questions. Step 1: DISSECT the Question Make sure you analyse and fully understand the KEYWORDS and REQUIREMENTS of the question. For example, “Best”, “Most effective” are closely related …