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Ravi Menon

Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore

Ravi Menon is managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the country’s central bank. He was named to this post in April 2011.

Before that, he served as permanent secretary in the the Ministry of Trade & Industry (MTI) and as deputy secretary at the Ministry of Finance (MOF).

Mr. Menon earned his Bachelor’s degree in economics at the National University of Singapore and Master’s degree in public administration at Harvard University.

Articles by Ravi Menon

Dateline Singapore: Market Economies and Social Inclusion

Are social safety nets inherently incompatible with market-based incentives to work and save?

June 15, 2012

From the Washington Consensus to a Singapore Consensus?

Does the world need more markets, more government, or does it just need markets and government to be more effective?

June 14, 2012

Markets and Governments: A Historical Perspective

What can governments do to seize the opportunities of globalization, while minimizing its downsides?

June 13, 2012

Why Supervising the Financial Sector Really Matters

What must a government consider when undertaking a critical intervention in financial markets?

June 6, 2012