• 108 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
1986 …2014

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Personal profile

Personal profile

Hui Weng Tat specialises in the impact of globalisation on labour markets, economic issues of migration, education, ageing and retirement, and labour market policies in Singapore. He has also taught in the Department of Economics at the National University of Singapore before joining the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in 2004. He has acted as a consultant to the Ministry of Manpower, the International Labour Organization, UNCTAD and was the Associate Research Fellow of the then Singapore Institute of Labour Studies from 1991-1994. He has held various appointments which include Deputy Director of the Public Policy Programme (1997 – 1998), Deputy and Acting Head of the Department of Economics (1998 – 2000), Vice Dean (Research & Graduate Studies) of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (2000 – 2003) and Vice Dean (Academic Affairs) of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (2004 – 2008) at the National University of Singapore.

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Research Output

  • 108 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 7 Article
  • 1 Chapter

Retirement funding and adequacy: Retirement funding adequacy in Singapore

Tat, H. W., Dec 30 2014, Inequality in Singapore. World Scientific Publishing Co., p. 51-76 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Economic growth and inequality in Singapore: The case for a minimum wage

Hui, W. T., Mar 1 2013, In : International Labour Review. 152, 1, p. 107-123 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 8 Citations (Scopus)

    Trade liberalization, labor demand shifts and earnings inequality in Singapore

    Toh, R. & Tat, H. W., Nov 1 2012, In : Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies. 24, 3, p. 65-82 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    Foreign labor and economic growth policy options for Singapore

    Hui, W. T. & Hashmi, A. R., Apr 1 2007, In : Singapore Economic Review. 52, 1, p. 53-72 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 11 Citations (Scopus)

    The regional economic crisis and Singapore: Implications for labor migration

    Hui, W. T., Jan 1 1998, In : Asian and Pacific Migration Journal. 7, 2-3, p. 187-218 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 21 Citations (Scopus)