Effects on Consumer Prices & Business Margins
In light of the ever growing concern over the rise in cost of living due to the rise in prices, one of government’s effort to manage consumer prices in Malaysia is assessed in this new paper by IDEAS.
Hafiz Noor Shams
Water Provision in Malaysia Privatise or nationalise?
The briefing paper contains case studies of how citizens can benefit from reforms that are driven by the desire to serve the people, rather than blind ideology.
Wan Saiful Wan Jan
Illicit Trade in Malaysia:
Causes & Consequences
Trade integration offers opportunities for economic growth. However, high domestic taxes, lax border enforcement, and supply constraints can lead to an increase in illicit trade flows thus, reducing benefits of trade openness.
Reining in the IGP’s Power:
Decentralisation as an option
This paper examines decentralisation as a potential policy option for the Malaysian Inspector General of Police’s (IGP) office given the issues of accountability and overcentralisation.
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Investigating Corporate Welfarism in Malaysia
Will Our Public Universities Have Financial Autonomy?
This paper will explore the concept of financial
autonomy and current policies on public university funding by the Malaysian Government.
Wan Saiful Wan Jan
Malaysia’s Tax System Friend or Foe to Prosperity?
Malaysia has the capacity to grow more rapidly and become a high-income nation. But is its tax system holding it back?
KUALA LUMPUR — The contrasting tones of the annual meetings of two of United Malays National Organisation’s (Umno) largest wings were hints to where the votes for the ruling party will come from in the ...
The final board meetings for the year for the two public listed companies I sit on took place in the second half of November. Being an independent director carries increasingly heavy fiduciary duties and the ...
PETALING JAYA: Political observers have placed their money on former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad as the best person to topple Najib Razak in the 14th general election (GE14). The 92-year-old statesman was recently ...