Filtered by: Department of Information Systems & Analytics

Why US banks aren't lending

16 December 2008 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , News Media

Prof.. Ivan Png argues that the reason why U.S. banks aren't lending is because in a climate of extreme risk aversion, they would prefer to keep the funds in cash for a higher capital ratio.

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They search without words

24 November 2008 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , News Media

A team of NUS Computing students has won S$150000 in a multi-media search engine competition.

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The fundamentals will always surface

04 November 2008 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , News Media

 Prof. Ivan Png argues that the 2008 economic crisis underscores the accuracy of economics as a scientific discipline.

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The truly toxic combination

07 October 2008 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , News Media

Prof. Ivan Png argues that the most fundamental problem that financial institutions face is moral hazard coupled with imperfect corporate governance.

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No Yahoo Auctions site? No problem!

02 October 2008 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , News Media

A number of auction websites started by Singaporeans have hit the Internet in recent months. One of them is www.chupr.com , a website created by Information Systems students Leong Hanyang and Huang Renzhi.

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Moral hazard: Heads I win, tails you lose

01 October 2008 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , News Media

Prof. Ivan Png argues that moral hazard is at the core of the 2008 financial crisis and that banking, especially investment banking, is beset with moral hazard.

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