On 23 November 2018, Kenneth Paul Tan gave a lecture on Singapore’s future at the annual convention of the International Association for Political Science Students, hosted by the Asia-Europe Foundation. This was followed by a live interview on inequality, meritocracy, the Singapore brand, and predicting its future.
"Kenneth Paul Tan, associate professor at the National University of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, said the country's traditional focus on personal thrift and meritocracy is not enough to ensure continued prosperity in the face of rising inequality. 'Singapore can afford to share its wealth more generously so that all its people can live in dignity and flourish as citizens,' he said. 'With creativity and ingenuity, policies can be designed to manage ince