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Foreign-local worker swap unproductive

Academic offers viewpoint at roundtable which also touched on other key S'pore issues

Photo of construction workers building a scaffold against the backdrop of the Central Business District on Jul 14, 2015.


IS the Singapore economy close to a tipping point? Is the labour market here really tight? Is Singapore left with productivity as the only source of growth, going forward?

These were recurring questions raised on Friday at the latest Singapore Economic Roundtable hosted