Economics Explorer

The Economics Explorer series aims to provide an accessible introduction to the central bank, inflation and monetary policy. 

Economics Explorer #1: Monetary Authority of Singapore (873.4 KB) (28 November 2018)

This document provides a brief history of MAS, and examines its roles and functions as well as its organization structure. 

Economics Explorer #2: Inflation (686.9 KB) (16 January 2018)

This document explores the topic of inflation — how to measure it, what causes it, what its costs are, and how it is related to economic growth and globalisation.

Economics Explorer #3: Monetary Policy and the Economy (621.4 KB) (16 January 2018)

This document explores the nuts and bolts behind monetary policy in Singapore — what its objectives are, how it is conducted by MAS, and how it affects the economy.