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Mapping Pakistan’s Power Grid
31-August-2015

The electrical power sector in Pakistan provides a lens through which researchers can examine the government’s level of service to its citizens. The research project aims to produce the country's first electricity distribution map.

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Contact: Office of Research Institution: Singapore Management University
 
Keeping the Singapore Dream Alive
31-August-2015

Researchers are studying the driving forces and trends underlying socioeconomic mobility in Singapore. They have found that parents’ income and occupations were major factors in predicting the occupations and incomes they would eventually achieve.

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Contact: Office of Research Institution: Singapore Management University
 
Let’s Not Forget Minority Shareholders
31-August-2015

Minority investors need to be protected through better information and corporate governance. A study from Singapore aims to achieve this by understanding how minority investors fair in companies dominated by majority shareholders.

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Contact: Office of Research Institution: Singapore Management University
 
The Real-Life Game of Risk
31-August-2015

Researchers in Singapore and UK have examined whether banks that recognised their potential loan losses early also priced their loans at a higher rate compared to other banks. Their results showed that banks with conservative accounting were indeed more prudent in their lending.

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Contact: Office of Research Institution: Singapore Management University
 
Keeping the Taxman at Bay
24-August-2015

SMU Assistant Professor Travis Chow studies how tax influences the behaviour of companies and their shareholders.

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Contact: Office of Research Institution: Singapore Management University
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