World class academics, economists, and policymakers present their papers on “Growth, Resilience and Sustainability: Asian Dynamism in an Uncertain World”.
JCI-JSC-WP-2022-01: Global Value Chain, Cities and Urban Amenities: Next Stage of Growth for ASEAN and East Asia
The paper highlights the importance of urban amenities to retain and maintain skill labour in the key cities to drive economic growth.
JCI-JSC-WP-2021-04: Financial Development and Inclusion on Saving Behavior in ASEAN LDC: Case of Cambodia
In this paper, we explore the impacts of financial intermediation and financial inclusiveness on saving behavior of developing economy such as Cambodia using individual data from Global Findex database in 2017.
Whether “sustainability” is at the heart of post pandemic investment choices will determine whether we can truly rebuild forward more resilient and sustainable economies. Prof Yeah Kim Leng speaks at the jointly organised forum with ICMR.
As domestic and external demand recover, the Malaysian economy is projected to grow by 5.8% in 2022. However, this projected growth may be dampened by the rise of new COVID-19 variants, supply disruptions, and limited fiscal space. Rising vulnerabilities both at household and firm levels pose concerns to the country's recovery path. Uncertainties abound for the Malaysian economy in 2022. ASLI of Sunway University brings to you a two-part panel discussion for us to understand how to navigate the Malaysian economy in these trying times
Prof Yeah said Malaysia’s success in the 90s now needs to be tempered with effective implementation strategies, programmes and initiatives formulated in RMK-12.
Yeah Kim Leng said an investment-centred strategic thrust, comprising strategies to attract domestic and foreign direct investment, could be developed.
According to Yeah, Malaysia needs to be vigilant against imported inflation and global price shocks, even though the threat is rather limited.
KiniTV speaks to economist Dr Woo Wing Thye to better understand how the budget can benefit SMEs and some of the opportunities missed by the government in helping this sector to recover.
Yeah Kim Leng of Sunway University said regulating and licensing online gambling would ensure that the country does not lose its tax revenue.