Sim Kee Boon: The Businessman Bureaucrat

 [NEW LAUNCH] A biography of our namesake, co-published by SKBI.

Greening Energy Infrastructure Conference

The 12th Annual SKBI Conference & 1st SGFC Regional Conference will be held on 5 - 6 Dec 2022 @ SMU. This is a closed-door event for invited guests only.

Asia Pacific Financial Education Institute 2022

APFEI 2022 presents new academic research in the emerging field of financial literacy & panels with personal finance practitioners. View the event highlights & resources!


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.

Impact Measurement & Standards (White Paper)

Singapore Green Finance Centre (SGFC) proudly presents its first whitepaper on ESG measurement and standardisation, building on its efforts co-developing an Impact-Weighted Account Framework (IWAF).

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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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 Literacy & Inclusion, Sustainable Finance, Financial Technology, Data & Governance, Other areas of Financial Economics


How to choose the right savings account

30 Oct 2022

Sharing his views on how to choose the right savings account, SMU Assistant Professor of Finance (Education) Aurobindo Ghosh, who is also Director of the Citi Foundation-SMU Financial Literacy…

Maximise your savings safely

23 Oct 2022

The latest Singapore Index of Inflation Expectations report released by DBS and SMU on Monday found that in September, Singaporeans expected headline inflation for the year ahead to be 4.6 per cent…

S’poreans’ inflation expectations hit 11-year high amid global uncertainty: Poll

18 Oct 2022

Singaporeans’ headline inflation expectations for the year ahead hit an 11-year high, rising to 4.6 per cent in a September poll from 3.9 per cent in June, according to the latest quarterly results…

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