This article first appeared in Global-is-Asian, a flagship publication of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, delivering quality insight on policy issues from Asia.
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About the author:
Kenneth Paul Tan is Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and an Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. His recent book is Governing Global-City Singapore: Legacies and Futures After Lee Kuan Yew (Routledge, 2017) and can be purchased here.