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Too risk-averse for digital age?


Brilliantly dysfunctional: Singapore may be justly renowned the world over for its many public policy successes but, the writer asks, can its educational and governmental systems support and sustain rule-breakers like Kalanick?

Brilliantly dysfunctional: Singapore may be justly renowned the world over for its many public policy successes but, the writer asks, can its educational and governmental systems support and sustain rule-breakers like Kalanick?

SINGAPORE is justly renowned the world over for its many public policy successes, particularly in the realms of education and planning. The country boasts world-renowned universities and younger students consistently excel in the influential Pisa (Programme for International Student Assessment) examinations, for example.

Policy wonks everywhere laud the government for its patient investments in human capital and research and development, and for its long-term economic, infrastructural, and social planning. With these considerations in mind, Singapore seems well positioned to participate in, and benefit from, the fourth industrial revolution, as it is known.

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