In the global environment where industries are faced with incessant changes, the Saw Centre recognises the role in studyingand defining new research areas. Hence, the Centre will research on promising subject niches that are not yet extensively covered. The Saw Centre's research will cover Singapore and other Asia Pacific countries.
- Survey of the Investment Practices of Institutions of a Public Character in Singapore
by Mr Peter Lai Hock Meng and Dr Joseph Lim Young Sain
- Competing International Financial Centers: A Comparative Study between Hong Kong and Singapore
by Professor Tan Chwee Huat and Dr Joseph Lim Young Sain
- Survey of Corporate Citizenship in Singapore
by Professor Saw Swee-Hock
- Islamic Finance
by Professor Saw Swee-Hock and Ms Karyn Wang
- SMEs Expansion in a Globalised Economy
by Dr Dipinder S Randhawa
by Professor Saw Swee-Hock and Dr Linda Low
- Real Estates Investment Trusts
by Professor Ong Seow Eng
- Financial Crisis in Singapore
by Professor Tan Chwee Huat
- Islamic Finance in Malaysia
by Ms Karyn Wang
The Saw Centre for Quantitative Finance invites interested persons from the academia and industry, in Singapore and overseas, to apply for research grant leading to the publication of the results in book form. The book, normally about 100 pages, will be published as part of the following Saw Centre for Financial Studies Series:
1. Good Practices for Managing Charity Funds by Peter Lai Hock Meng And Joseph Lim Young Sain
2. Singapore and Hong Kong as Competing Financial Centres by Tan Chwee Huat and Joseph Lim Young Sain
3. Introduction to Islamic Finance by Saw Swee-Hock and Karyn Wang
4. Finance for SMEs in Singapore by Randhawa Dipinder
5. Corporate Citizenship in Singapore by Saw Swee-Hock
6. Real Estate Investment Trusts by Ong Seow Eng
7. Sovereign Wealth Funds by Saw Swee-Hock and Linda Low
The grant can be used to research on any aspects of finance with or without reference to any country or region. If the results of the research amount to much more than 100 pages typed on A4 paper with double spacing, the manuscript will be published as a separate book not as part of the above series.
In submitting your application for a research grant, you should provide your CV and a brief description of the proposed book, including the title and contents. The research grant is worth S$10,000, and will be paid in two / three installments according to a fixed schedule.
If you require any further information, please contact Professor Lee Seng Luan, Interim Director, at 6516 4552 in the Saw Centre.
Applications for the Research Grant should be sent by post to the Saw Centre for Quantitative Finance, NUS Business School, National University of Singapore, BIZ 2 Building, #05-03, 1 Business Link Singapore 117592 or by email to . Applications can be submitted any time of the year.
Information on the Saw Centre and its activities can be obtained by visiting the website http://www.sawcentre.nus.edu.sg.