Social Policy 2018-12-20T11:38:25+00:00
Social Policy
At IDEAS, we believe that it is important that the economy works for all Malaysians and that economic development is shared equitably. This means equal access to public services, benefits, and economic opportunities regardless of one’s race, religion, ethnicity or background. Our work on agricultural subsidies encompasses our belief that welfare transfer systems should empower the vulnerable and focus on long-term growth rather than short-term measures. Our ongoing project to advocate for a National Rare Disease Policy represents our objective to ensure that public services are of high quality and equitably accessible for all Malaysians.
Under the theme of inclusive development our work covers policies in the areas of:

SUBJECT AREAS

  • Ethnicity and religion
  • Healthcare
  • Inclusive Growth
  • Education

OUR PEOPLE

Professor Fatimah Kari

Professor Dr. Fatimah Kari

Senior Fellow

Professor Dr. Fatimah Kari is a Senior Fellow under the Social Policy Unit in IDEAS. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from National University of Malaysia (UKM), a Master of Economics from the University of Leicester, UK and a PhD (Economics) from Mississippi State University, United States.

Philip Stevens

Philip Stevens

Senior Fellow

Philip Stevens is a Senior Fellow at IDEAS Social Policy Unit. A specialist in intellectual property and healthcare policies, he founded Geneva Network in 2015.

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