Case | HBS Case Collection | June 2010 (Revised August 2013)

Remaking Singapore

by Michael E. Porter, Boon Siong Neo and Christian H.M. Ketels

Abstract

Looking through the lenses of both macro and micro economic policy, this case examines how Singapore has achieved such stellar success throughout its history, from independence through 2008. The case discusses the different policy choices the Singaporean government has made as well as how the government's structure has aided development.

Keywords: History; Development Economics; Industry Clusters; Competitive Advantage; Policy; Economic Growth; Microeconomics; Government and Politics; Macroeconomics; Singapore;

Citation:

Porter, Michael E., Boon Siong Neo, and Christian H.M. Ketels. "Remaking Singapore." Harvard Business School Case 710-483, June 2010. (Revised August 2013.)