RSIS Working Papers


  • Cyber Deterrence in Singapore: Framework and Recommendations 

    Tan, Eugene Eg (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2018-04-02)
    As a small state, Singapore’s ability to create deterrence against cyberattacks is very limited. There is limited value in pursuing classic deterrence through denial and punishment because: (i) technology is relatively cheap and widely available; (ii) ...
  • Trade Policy Options for ASEAN Countries and Their Regional Dialogue Partners: "Preference Ordering" Using CGE Analysis 

    Ji, Xianbai; Rana, Pradumna B.; Chia, Wai-Mun; Li, Chang Tai (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2018-03-19)
    The withdrawal of the United States (US) from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Trump’s “America First” agenda have ignited a second round of interest in mega-free trade agreements (mega-FTAs) in the Asia Pacific region. Countries have been ...
  • A Political Economy Analysis Of The Southeast Asian Haze and Some Solutions 

    Chander, Parklash (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2017-06-05)
    This paper studies the political economy of the Southeast Asian haze and discusses the obstacles that, unless overcome, could prevent a permanent and effective solution to this transboundary pollution problem, which originates in Indonesia. Following ...
  • China's Belt and Road Initiative Security Needs: The Evolution of Chinese Private Security Companies 

    Arduino, Alessandro (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2017-05-29)
    The unprecedented amount of Chinese funds funnelled into the Belt and Road Initiative and Beijing’s vision of global connectivity will face a harsh reality that encompasses a wide spectrum of threats. Chinese corporations have just started to acknowledge ...

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