The EU Centre has published a Working Paper (No.26) by Visiting Fellow Mr Jason Ji Xianbai (PhD Candidate, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies) on “Promoting Regional Development Bank Complementarity: Challenge to Asia and Lessons from Europe”. For a free copy of this paper, please click on the feature image.
The EU Centre has published a working paper (No. 27) by Ms Barbora Valockova (Intern, EU Centre, Aug to Oct 2015) entitled “EU Competition Law: A Roadmap for ASEAN?” For a free copy of this paper, please click on the featured image.
The EU Centre has published a working paper (No. 24) by Mr Jason Ji Xianbai (EU Centre Associate and PhD Candidate, RSIS, NTU) entitled “The Drivers of Current Account Surplus in Germany and the Politics of Rebalancing in the Eurozone”. For more on this paper, please click on the featured image.
The EU Centre has published a new working paper (No. 23) by Mr Charles Chia Sheng-Kai (Intern at the EU Centre from September 13-February 14) entitled “Higher education scholarships as a soft power tool: an analysis of its role in the EU and Singapore”. Please click on the featured image to download a copy of the paper.
The EU Centre has published a new working paper by Mr Dexter Lee (EU Centre in Singapore) entitled “The European Union’s Democratic Deficit and Options for EU Democracy in the 21st Century”. This working paper explores the so called “democratic deficit” in the EU by charting the Union’s democratic development through a process-oriented approach, and concludes at the end with discussions on the various options that the EU and its citizens can take to reform democratic processes and institutions in Europe. For more, please click on the featured image.
The EU Centre has published a new working paper by Mr Gaurav Jit Singh (Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore) entitled “Unified European Front: The Road towards a European Unitary Patent”. This paper outlines the need for a unitary patent in the EU, chronicles the measures taken to support and milestones toward the creation of such a system, discusses the few problems and pitfalls that have prevented European countries from coming to an agreement on such a patent system, and considers the closely related agreements of ‘Unitary Patent Package and the challenges facing these agreements. Please click on the featured image to view the abstract and download a free copy of the paper.
The EU Centre has published a new working paper by Mr Ruben van den Hengel (EU Centre Intern, Jul-Dec 2013) entitled “Discussions in Europe on Variable Compensation in the Financial Sector”. This working paper takes a closer look at the EU’s recent action to adopt a policy that restricts bankers’ bonuses, and proposes changes in organisational culture as well as compensation policies to encourage ethical behaviour and responsible decision-making in the financial sector. For more on this paper, please click on the featured image.
The EU Centre has published Dr Salvatore Casabona’s (Associate Professor, University of Palermo, Italy) working paper on on-line gambling entitled “The EU’s online gambling regulatory approach and the crisis of legal modernity”. For an abstract and free copy of the paper, please click on the featured image.
The EU Centre has published a new working paper by Dr Hong Wai Mun (Postdoctoral Research Fellow,Humboldt University of Berlin) entitled “The EU’s Group-to-Group Dialogue with the Southern Mediterranean and ASEAN – how much have they achieved? A Comparative Analysis”. For an abstract and copy of the paper, please click on the featured image.
The EU Centre has published a new working paper by Nurhidayah Hassan (Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy) titled “Developing an Analytical Framework on Social Cohesion in Singapore: Reflections from the framing of social cohesion debates in the OECD and Europe”. The paper takes a critical look at how social cohesion is framed in academic literature and policy discussions in Europe and the OECD, and proposes a broader analytical framework that could be useful in the Singapore context as it confronts the challenges that have emerged in the last decade or so. For more on this paper, please click on the featured picture.