Bold policies needed to save and create jobs, kickstart economy, says think tank
Putrajaya should undertake a “mission-oriented” industrial policy to create new jobs in the medium to long term amid a gloomy economic backdrop.
REFSA urges Government to enhance job creation ecosystem
Malaysia needs bold socioeconomic policies to kickstart economic recovery and to realign economic priorities towards more sustainable and resilient forms of work.
Mampukah Parlimen Malaysia menjadi lebih baik?
Kordinator Penyelidik REFSA, Fakhrurrazi M. Rashid berkongsi pandangan di Aliran tentang peranan Yang Di-Pertua Dewan Rakyat mempertahankan kedaulatan parlimen. Kredibiliti Speaker Dewan Rakyat akan menentukan hala tuju parlimen Malaysia sama ada ke arah yang baik atau sebaliknya.
‘Make way for youths to lead because change comes from them’
Penang Institute’s Datuk Dr. Ooi Kee Beng reminded us at The Great Reset book launch that history shows the pivotal role youth play in leading change. The older generation may talk about reforms but when push comes to shove, they would usually take the route they were most comfortable with.
Malaysia needs re-industrialisation policy to tackle urban poverty, says analyst
Our Visiting Fellow Hafiz Noor Shams in a jointly organized webinar with IRDP Malaysia highlights that the growth rate of high paying jobs has not kept up with population growth.
Reclassify Gig Economy workers as ‘independent employees’ and provide them with a regulatory framework
A regulatory framework is essential as it will provide social benefits that the gig economy workers currently lack.
1 in 3 households more than RM1k short of monthly living wage
REFSA Brief 6 highlights the plight faced by low-income Malaysians, whose struggles have only been worsened by the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic crisis.
Global & Malaysia Market Economy Outlook, Build back Resilient Economy & Reshape Business Strategy“
Our Executive Director Tan E Hun focused on the concept of “Build Back Better” and ways to build a resilience economy.
“Next Normal for Jobs” Parliamentary Roundtable #1
Our Executive Director Tan E Hun highlighted the importance of putting jobs creation back at the centre of national economic policymaking to build a better next normal.
Economic Turbulence in Covid-19 – A webinar organised by HEYA (High Education Malaysia Association)
Our Research Director Ivy Kwek spoke in HEYA webinar about the future economic outlook, the immediate and long term measures to flatten the recession curve, and how we should seek to reshape our world for post-crisis time.
Muhyiddin should implement a new motto of “Act fast and do whatever it takes” and make public the comprehensive economic stimulus package on Friday and not next Monday to show the government’s seriousness, competence and urgency in dealing with the economic catastrophe of Covid-19 pandemic
YB Lim Kit Siang, MP for Iskandar Puteri, quoted REFSA’s article in his media statement on economic stimulus package.