Middle class in Singapore feeling more insecure (Home, Page B16)

Saturday, 29 November 2014

The Straits Times

This was a report on the โ€œMiddle Class in Singapore: Security or Anxiety?โ€ workshop organised by the Social Lab at the Institute of Policy Studies and the Social Sciences and Policy Cluster at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences on 28 November 2014. It was mentioned that academics at the workshop said that the sense of security typically associated with being middle-class has given way to anxiety among such Singaporeans, as technology and globalisation widen income gaps and take away jobs. The workshop covered issues such as how healthcare policies affect middle-income earners and their attitudes on income inequality.

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