Inequality

Memikirkan semula GLC/GLIC di era kapitalisme pemegang taruh

There are three fundamental questions that we need to consider when it comes to government-linked corporations (GLCs) and government-linked investment corporations (GLICs). First, should the State get involved in the economy? Second, should the GLCs/GLICs, which are essentially agents of the Malaysian State, act as if they were private actors Third, what purpose should GLCs/GLICs serve in the new era of stakeholder capitalism? Article in Malay.

Rethinking GLCs/GLICs in a time of stakeholder capitalism

There are three fundamental questions that we need to consider when it comes to government-linked corporations (GLCs) and government-linked investment corporations (GLICs). First, should the State get involved in the economy? Second, should the GLCs/GLICs, which are essentially agents of the Malaysian State, act as if they were private actors Third, what purpose should GLCs/GLICs serve in the new era of stakeholder capitalism?

Three themes to build back better our economy

A sustainable post-pandemic recovery must include a clear plan for identifying new sources of economic growth. A reliance on Malaysia's current economic model will not be adequate as these sectors were already facing daunting challenges before the pandemic, but in many cases their predicament has now become acute. There is a need to trigger higher and cleaner growth through a mission-oriented industrial policy.

[REFSA DISCUSS #10] Urban Housing for the Youth Roundtable

The COVID-19 pandemic and its repercussions have unveiled many fault lines in our systems particularly in the way we organise and design our urban areas and living spaces. Youths in particular, continue to work in the cities but are increasingly finding it difficult to live anywhere near the cities. Today's pandemic is not the first crisis to hit our cities and it will not be the last. Urban rejuvenation and facilitating better cities to live, work and play should be at the forefront of our effort to build our society back better.

REFSA Reflections: Episode 1 – Income & Good Jobs

The Director's Commentary - REFSA proudly launches a new podcast series on the economy, delving deeper and going behind the scenes into our ideas, publications, and positions. Listen to our first episode, focusing on income and good jobs on Apple podcast and Spotify.
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