SKBI named Knowledge Partner of the Money Awareness and Inclusion Awards

SKBI is also the exclusive sponsor of MAIA’s newest award category for green financial literacy education, which will now be named “The Sim Kee Boon Institute for Sustainable Finance Literacy Prize”. 

Are Markets Interested in Adapting to Climate? Insights From Singapore

This white paper by SGFC offers new insights into financing climate change adaptation in cities and investigates the delivery of climate finance for climate change projects in Singapore.


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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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.

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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...

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and accolades

See the list of our highlighted publications on Financial Literacy & Inclusion, Sustainable Finance, Financial Technology, Data & Governance, Other areas of Financial Economics


Sim Kee Boon Institute Named Knowledge Partner of the Money Awareness and Inclusion Awards

15 Mar 2023

  Singapore, 15 March 2023: The Money Awareness and Inclusion Awards (MAIA) today welcomed Singapore Management University’s Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics (SKBI) onboard as…

Assessing the odds of a US recession

15 Feb 2023

In this commentary, SMU Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics (SKBI) Principal Researcher Thomas Lam and SKBI Director SMU Professor of Finance (Practice) Dave Fernandez offer their…

S'pore inflation expectations ease from 11-year high: Survey

17 Jan 2023

The headline inflation expectations for the year ahead dropped to 3.8 per cent in December from an 11-year high of 4.6 per cent in September, according to the latest quarterly results of the…

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