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Insights from Thought Leaders

The Cryptocurrency Revolution and its Impact

Professor David Lee
Oct 2014

The growth in cryptocurrency challenges established institutions such as central banks, exchanges, and governments, and can potentially change the way businesses are conducted around the world.


How does childbirth alter intra-household resource allocation?

Oct 2014

Childbirth is one of the most important life events for many couples. The newborn brings joy, but also new responsibilities. The couple, as parents, has to face additional expenses related to the baby, such as diapers and toys.
Associate Professor Tomoki Fujii

Research@SMU and Its Impact

Estimating Risks and Resolving Paradoxes

28 Aug 2014

SMU Professor Lim Kian Guan uses sophisticated mathematical tools to extract information out of options data...

Making Sense of Social Media

28 Aug 2014

Professor Lim Ee Peng from the SMU School of Information Systems turns Twitter noise into useful and...

Measuring the Impact of Financial Policies

28 Aug 2014

Mutual and hedge funds manage trillions of dollars, but how should they be regulated? Assistant Professor...

The Importance of Being an Ethical Company

28 Aug 2014

Firms must fine-tune their corporate governance mechanisms to prevent unethical behaviour and take quick...

Other Highlights

State of UniversityState of University
Address 2014

SMU President shares his vision, direction and strategies in taking SMU to a higher level of excellence.

Undergraduate AdmissionsGraduates Going Places

SMU's unique pedagogy and holistic education prepared our graduates to excel in the world beyond the University. Explore and learn about their transformational journey in A Different U.

Postgraduate Research ProgrammesPostgraduate Research Programmes

Impacting business, public instituitions and society through research. 

Watch a video on SMU PhD Student-Faculty Interaction.

Master of Science in CFO LeadershipMaster of Science in CFO Leadership

From finance leader to business partner, make your mark in every role.


Areas of Excellence

SMU's Areas of Excellence are university-level competencies that leverage inter-disciplinary approaches to solve challenges for society. ATTRACTIVE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PHD STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE EXCITING WORK IN THESE AREAS.

Analytics for Business, Consumer & Social Insights

  • Big data is the new norm of and the capabilities of new technologies make new insights possible.
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Finance & Financial Markets

  • Financial markets are vital to enabling business creation and expansion. SMU hosts 17 competencies and real-world test beds related to financial markets.
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Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • In global markets, innovation is the foundation of economic growth and entrepreneurship provides the necessary mobilization for economic value creation.
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