Our mission is to develop efficient and equitable solutions to the region’s most pressing development problems. We are grouped into three sections: economic studies, governance studies, and social progress & education.
More than ever, there is a pressing need for policy specialists with theoretical knowledge, technical knowledge and implementation abilities. JCI intends to raise the next generation of leaders through our postgraduate programmes.
JCI administers the Jeffrey Cheah Travel Grants to allow Sunway-affiliated researchers and Harvard scholars to travel between both institutions for research, knowledge-sharing and cross-cultural communication.
Prof Dr Yeah Kim Leng believes restoring potential growth may take longer than expected due to the lasting damage and loss of economic capital and productivity as a result of the pandemic and lockdowns
Prof Dr Yeah Kim Leng said the revision in the national poverty line income (PLI) is helpful in terms of allowing more households to fall under the new threshold and be included in government aid and targeted programmes