Author: Rama Ramanathan
Date: August 2016
This paper briefly lists seven key reasons why the PAC investigated 1MDB, notes the Government’s positive response to the 1MDB report and concludes with five recommendations for Parliament and regulatory agencies.
It does not examine the arguments for and against the existence of SOEs.
Author: Altaf Deviyati
Date: June 2016
The author begins with an overview of different private schools in Malaysia and highlights different types of Islamic schools specifically. Author Altaf Deviyati, analyses the Sekolah Rendah Islamic (SRI)/Sekolah Menengah Islamic (SMI) Al-Amin Gombak, an Islamic private school under MUSLEH, the education arm of Pertubuhan Ikram Malaysia (IKRAM).
Author: Sreekanth Venkatamaran
Date: May 2016
This policy brief is a simplified version of the Geneva Network’s working paper titled “Are Free Trade Agreements bad for health? Quantifying the impact of FTAs on health outcomes”. The paper was originally published in August 2015 and can be found online at www.geneva-network.com.
Authors: Wan Saiful Wan Jan
Date: April 2016
This policy paper begins with the promise made by the government to reduce its role in business as stated in the Economic Transformation Programme (ETP). It presents a general argument of why the government should not be involved in business. The progress made by the government to reduce its role in business is then examined through data showing its divestments in several listed companies.
Author: Shaza Onn
Date: 4 November 2016
Despite the steps taken by Tun Abdullah Badawi when he was Prime Minister, and the recent suggestions by Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah, the matter of asset declaration continues to be an issue. While Malaysia has an existing asset declaration system, it is not comprehensive.