13th Annual SKBI Conference: Nature Finance Conference 2023 

Nature finance plays a critical role in supporting nature and biodiversity by mobilising funds from both public and private sectors. Find out more about this conference here

SGFC Climate Change Management Course

This IBF-STS accredited e-learning course is developed by SGFC, and is now open for registration on IMAS' iLearn platform. Read the press release here.


A centre for Asia-centric research and training programmes in climate science, financial economics, and sustainable investing.

CGS Knowledge Hub

As knowledge partner, SMU curates a content library of useful research and pedagogic materials, training programmes and events to help stakeholders better address the challenges of climate change.

Women In Sustainability and Environment

The first women’s society in Singapore formed to focus concerted gender action towards Singapore’s Green Plan 2030 and UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.


A global network connecting top scholars around the world to combat financial illiteracy.

Research at the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics

Featuring Associate Professor Roger Loh’s research on The Geography of FinTech

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Research at the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics

Featuring Assistant Professor Gloria Yu’s research on Bank Competition Amid Digital Disruption

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Sim Kee Boon: The Businessman Bureaucrat

A biography of our namesake, co-published by SKBI.



A leading international institute for applied financial and economic research.

About late
Mr Sim Kee Boon

Mr Sim Kee Boon was a leading member of the founding generation of civil servants who, together with Singapore’s political leaders, steered the nation through a period of turbulence and uncertainty to success and stability.

Research Outputs
and accolades

See the list of our highlighted publications on Financial Education and Inclusion, Sustainable Finance, Financial Technology, and Macro Markets, Other areas of Financial Economics


Heng Swee Keat: Local financial leaders must have international capabilities to succeed

25 Oct 2023

Jobs in the financial sector are becoming increasingly international-oriented. It is estimated that nearly half of the positions will be of an international nature. Local financial leaders must…

The Asian Financial Leaders Programme celebrates the graduation of five cohorts of financial leaders

24 Oct 2023

The Asian Financial Leaders Programme celebrates the graduation of five cohorts of financial leaders Five cohorts of 128 business leaders will be celebrating their graduation from the prestigious…

Local consumer predictions for the year ahead, Inflation will ease from 4.9% to 4.5%

18 Oct 2023

The latest Singapore Inflation Forecast Index report released by DBS Group and SMU's Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics shows that if accommodation and private transportation are not…

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