Economic Affairs

Can we end unemployment?

With a job guarantee scheme, maybe

ST ILLUSTRATION: CEL GULAPA

While 2021 will be a better year for Singapore's economic growth than 2020, it's not clear how much better it will be for jobs.

Experts say that the labour market decline is moderating, but there is still a decline.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 06, 2021, with the headline 'Can we end unemployment?'. Subscribe