Minister of Finance Incorporated:
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Professor Edmund Terence Gomez
with Thirshalar Padmanabhan, Norfaryanti Kamaruddin, Sunil Bhalla and Fikri Fisal
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
History and Epistemology of Universities
The purpose of this paper is to examine the history of universities with particular attention on academic freedom and university autonomy.
Dr. Munif Zarirruddin Fikri Nordin
The History of University Autonomy in Malaysia
Are Malaysian universities truly autonomous? And if so, how did they lack independence from the government in the past? Has there ever been a point in our history where higher education institutions were fully autonomous?
Dr. Chang-Da Wan
Autonomy and Accountability in Higher Education: Lessons from Ghana and Mexico
What can Malaysia learn from other countries about autonomy and accountability in Higher Education?
Dr. Sean Matthews
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?
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