Joint Jeffrey Cheah Institute (JCI) – Malaysian Economic Association (MEA) Seminar: Revisiting the New Economic Model (NEM) – Lags and Prospects

Malaysia’s economy grew at an annual average rate of 7.7% in the 1970-1997 period, and so the official expectation in 2001 was that the economy would grow an average of 7.5% in the 2001-2010 period. The outcome has been disappointing as growth only averaged 4.6% annually in 2001-2016.

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JCI and MEA collaborate to host economic forum

The Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia (JCI) and the Malaysian Economic Association (MEA) will for the first time be co-organising a series of seminars themed “Revisiting the New Economic Model – Lags and prospects” to discuss the state of the Malaysian economy and the policy reforms needed to increase investor confidence.

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Education Ministry upset over news portal’s misquotation of Harvard professor’s remarks on M’sian higher learning

The Education Ministry has expressed regret over how the opinions of Harvard researcher Prof Lant Pritchett, on the state of higher education in Malaysia, was wrongly characterised in the headline of a news portal recently.

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