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Why is Chicken McCrispy back and gone again (in Singapore)

Why is Chicken McCrispy back and gone again (in Singapore)

December 4, 2020

Learn what has the re-appearance and disappearance of the Chicken McCrispy from the Singapore menu has got to do with Market Structure

Episode 10: COVID-19, How should Governments respond and the Decision Making Framework

Episode 10: COVID-19, How should Governments respond and the Decision Making Framework

March 15, 2020
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Episode 9 - Dealing with Adversity and Moving On

Episode 9 - Dealing with Adversity and Moving On

February 28, 2020

A Level students come on in!

Episode 8: Should Singapore increase GST from 7% to 9%

Episode 8: Should Singapore increase GST from 7% to 9%

February 28, 2020

We explore the reasons, why and why not.

Episode 7 - Why does Singapore adopt a prudent fiscal policy?

Episode 7 - Why does Singapore adopt a prudent fiscal policy?

February 28, 2020

What the heck is a prudent fiscal policy

Episode 6 - Singapore Budget 2020 Coverage - (Updated to remove sound issues)

Episode 6 - Singapore Budget 2020 Coverage - (Updated to remove sound issues)

February 19, 2020

What are the challenges that the Singapore economy is currently facing? How are we dealing with them in this year's Budget?

Episode 5 - People are dying from measles even when we have vaccinations available

Episode 5 - People are dying from measles even when we have vaccinations available

February 7, 2020

Yes of course it is about death, misinformed parents, externalities.

Episode 4 - The Economics behind the Wuhan Virus (and MASKS!)

Episode 4 - The Economics behind the Wuhan Virus (and MASKS!)

February 3, 2020

Previous epidemics have shown us the tremendous impact outbreaks have on our economy. The Wuhan coronavirus is no different. In this episode of 5 minute economics, we explore how the coronavirus have resurfaced common economic issues such as externalities and imperfect information. 

Episode 3: What is a unicorn and why do unicorns lose billions?

Episode 3: What is a unicorn and why do unicorns lose billions?

January 22, 2020

On this episode of 5 Minute Economics, we will discuss about loss making unicorns. What are the 3 strategies involved for such companies? We will also answer questions regarding the long term and short term goals of these unicorns and how monopolies are formed in such markets. 

Episode 2: The Singapore Marathon

Episode 2: The Singapore Marathon

January 15, 2020

On this episode of 5 Minute Economics. We will discuss the Singapore marathon, a major night event in Singapore. Answering questions like who are the affected stakeholders and the possible disruption to Singapore from the marathon? What are the benefits and costs due to the marathon and the possible mitigation measures that we have come up with to solve these various problems. 

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