Title: Economic growth of Singapore in the twentieth century: Historical GDP estimates and empirical investigations
Author: Sugimoto Ichiro
Publisher: Singapore: World Scientific, 2011.
Call no.: RSING 330.9595705 SUG
The first comprehensive empirical economic history of 20th-century Singapore.
Title: Multinationals and the growth of the Singapore economy
Author: Hafiz Mirza
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2011.
Call no.: RSING 339.5095957 MIR
First published in 1986, the issues discussed in this book are still relevant to understanding Singapore's economy today. The book highlights the attractive government policies that have helped multinational companies to operate in Singapore and its economy to grow.
Title: Singapore: Trade, investment and economic performance
Author: Rajan, R. S., & Thangavelu, S. M..
Publisher: Singapore: World Scientific Pub, 2009.
Call no.: RSING 338.95957 RAJ
Gives an overview of the Singapore economy with emphasis on its global trade and investment linkages and policies.
Title: Singapore, the energy economy: From the first refinery to the end of cheap oil, 1960–2010
Author: Hoong, N. W.
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge, 2012.
Call no.: RSING 338.27282095957 NG
Singapore might not have survived the 1960s and prospered thereafter had it not built its economy on the foundations of oil refining, trading and support for oil and gas exploration and production. Cheap oil, sound policies and strong government combined to produce the Singapore economic miracle in its first 50 years of self-rule/independence. With the end of cheap oil,how will Singapore fare and what is the relevance of its modelof development for other countries?
Title: Singapore economy in the 21st century: Issues and strategies
Author: Koh, A. T. [et. al.].
Publisher: Singapore: McGraw-Hill, 2002
Call no.: SING 330.95957 SIN
This compilation of 24 essays captures multi-dimensional aspects of Singapore’s economic development, namely, human resources, social and physical infrastructure, industry and finance, macroeconomics and the external economy.
Title: The Singapore miracle, myth and reality
Author: King, R
Publisher: Inglewood, Western Australia: Insight Press, 2006.
Call no.: RSING 330.95957 KIN
The Singapore miracle has been sold as a great success story to the world. Singapore has been promoted as a highly competitive, cutting edge economy where efficiency reigns. Such claims are rigorously scrutinised by this book: how much are they myth and how much reality? Do they give Singapore the right to see itself as a role model for developing countries? Or is the Singapore model severely flawed? “The Singapore Miracle, Myth and Reality” considers all these questions.