Walter Theseira, Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)

Walter Theseira, Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)

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14 October 2022
Weekly Wrap Up: Public transport fares to rise for a second straight year, will it go up next year, making it three?
Bus and train fares in Singapore will increase by up to 5 cents from December 26 due to rising energy prices. To help some families, a total of 600,000 public transport vouchers worth $30 each will be available for lower- to lower-middle-income households from December 28. But how much can these vouchers help? Walter Theseira, Associate Professor, Economics & Head, Master of Management (Urban Transportation) Programme, Singapore University of Social Sciences shares more.

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17 June 2022
Weekly Wrap Up: Ang Mo Kio Sers - Some owners upset with top up, HDB exploring 'options'
News of a recent Selective En bloc Redevelopment Scheme (Sers) exercise in Ang Mo Kio has caused some distress among a few residents in that estate with some worried about topping up money for similar-sized replacement flats and that they would not be able to secure a housing loan to pay for the shortfall because of their age.

We speak to Walter Theseira, Associate Professor, Economics & Head, Master of Management (Urban Transportation) Programme, Singapore University of Social Sciences more about this.

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28 October 2021
Companies to Watch: Tesla joins the $1 trillion club, but is it all just hype?
The trillion-dollar-valuation club has a new member in Tesla, after reaching $1 trillion in market value recently. Tesla’s valuation milestone came as car-rental company Hertz placed an order for 100,000 of its vehicles -- that makes up 20% of its rental fleet. Walter Theseira, Associate Professor, Economics & Head, Master of Management (Urban Transportation) Programme, Singapore University of Social Sciences shares what propelled Tesla successfully in the EV space and what has driven its valuation into the exclusive trillion-dollar club.

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28 May 2021
Weekly Wrap Up: Grab to raise ride-hailing fares by $1 from June 1 to improve driver earnings
Walter Theseira, Associate Professor, Economics & Head, Master of Management (Urban Transportation) Programme, Singapore University of Social Sciences, discusses more about the headline and how it will affect both consumers and Grab drivers.

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