Savings fund won’t help foreign workers (Opinion, Page A22)  

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

The Straits Times

This was an article contribution by Professor Ivan Png, Distinguished Professor at NUS Business School and Departments of Economics and Information Systems at NUS, who discussed whether the Government should convert the foreign worker levy into a savings funds for these workers. He opined that while well intended, this would not benefit workers by very much.

The “Ask: NUS Economist” column is a monthly series by the NUS Economics Department. Each month, a panel will address a topical issue.

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