We outline different frameworks to structure the reopening of the economy in a manner that is safe, responsible and based on science and data in order to boost consumer confidence.
In #ProjekMuhibah Strategy 3, we propose a comprehensive strategy for governments to raise fiscal spending and provide immediate economic assistance to those hit-hardest by the pandemic.
All the buzz on Budget 2022 is about how the government will spend its money. REFSA Economics Advisor, Frederik Paulus gives us the lowdown on how the gov can broaden and strengthen its revenue base for a more resilient economy.
REFSA’s Executive Director Tan E Hun makes the case for an automatic Tax Identification Number (TIN) that will help improve efficiency and overall transparency in the gov tax revenue collection. Click on our video to find out more!
In our latest REFSA Notes, we released a Pre-Budget statement detailing what we think should be prioritised within the budget, including but not limited to a focus on social protection as well as COVID-19 funding to aid businesses and households.
Budget 2022 must move away from short termism and prioritise longer-term plans to effectively drive national growth and transformation
While remediating the continued impact of the pandemic in 2021 should be the main preoccupation of Budget 2022, it should also aim to include steps to the future direction of the economy and the need to build back better.
What are the implications of the recent dissolution of Melaka’s State Assembly? Listen to the full discussion between Iskandar Fareez and BFM.
The South China Sea is one of Malaysia’s most strategic but vulnerable maritime domains, with long-standing territorial disputes and rising tensions. In an ISIS webinar, REFSA Research Director Ivy Kwek address the socio-economic challenges and impact facing SCS today.