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COMMENTARY

Singapore's productivity imperative: The three missing pieces

Greater focus is needed on managerial quality, behavioural issues, and competition in domestic sectors.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 05:50
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AS Nobel laureate Paul Krugman famously noted: "Productivity isn't everything, but in the long run it is almost everything." It is the ultimate driver of prosperity and living standards. A loss of momentum in this area can cause slow-motion damage to an economy over time.