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Labour force growth in Singapore: Prospects and challenges

Koh, Eng


Singapore's labour force participation rates are at high levels. Age-specific rates, especially of men, have approached those of developed countries. The current very low total fertility rate of 1.25 would have major implications for Singapore's labour supply and economy in a closed population. Multi-pronged approaches such as measures to increase fertility, increase labour force participation, and to augment the local workforce with migrants are discussed. In the context of Singapore's...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Asian Population Studies
DOI: 10.1080/17441730701746292


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