Singapore: a Case Study in Rapid Development

Author/Editor: Bercuson, Kenneth
Publication Date: December 01, 1995
Summary: Since attaining independence in 1965, Singapore has experienced exceptionally rapid growth, low inflation, and a healthy balance of payments. This paper reviews Singapore's economic development from a long-term perspective and examines some of the factors that have contributed to the sustained rapid growth.
Series: Occasional Paper No. 119
Subject(s): Development | Fiscal policy | Monetary policy | Economic conditions | Labor market policy | Private savings | Economic growth | Singapore

Publication Date: December 01, 1995
ISBN/ISSN: ISSN 0251-6365 ; ISBN 1-55775-463-2 Format: Paper
Stock No: S119EA0000000 Pages: viii+67
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