Making sense of MIS research motivations and methodology

Is MIS a rigorous research method? What does “basic standard of living” mean in the study? How did the participants differentiate needs from wants? How do the budgets capture universal needs rather than participants’ lifestyles and preferences? Does talking about material needs encourage consumerism? What can we learn about…

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Ng Kok Hoe on Money FM

Ng Kok Hoe (KH) was on Money FM 89.3 on 15 October to discuss the new MIS report with radio hosts Elliott Danker (ED) and Bharati Jagdish (BJ). We have transcribed the discussion for those who prefer reading to listening. [Edited on 5 November 2021: Some…

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MIS in the news (5)

We are pleased to see that our latest 2021 report has generated much interest in the week since the launch, with extensive media coverage and online discussion. Here are a few highlights.

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