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Generasi Berhutang, Bahagian 2

Perlukah kesemua peminjam membayar balik hutang mereka? Hal ini dan beberapa cabaran lain mengenai hutang pendidikan.

Masanya sudah tiba untuk kita menerima bahawa tidak semua pinjaman pendidikan dapat dilunaskan. Kami cadangkan pembahagian peminjam mengikut kemampuan serta beberapa dasar yang lain.

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15 September 2021

Masanya sudah tiba untuk kita menerima bahawa tidak semua pinjaman pendidikan dapat dilunaskan. Kami cadangkan pembahagian peminjam mengikut kemampuan serta beberapa dasar yang lain.

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Primer Public Goods

The Affordable Housing Issue in Malaysia

An overview of the housing affordability gap and its key drivers.

9 September 2021

An overview of the housing affordability gap and its key drivers.


Research Safety Nets

The Case for a Fair Work Act, Part 3

Defining fair working conditions for all workers

Continuing our research series on fair work principles, we scratch the formidable surface of the huge topic of fair working conditions.

24 August 2021

Continuing our research series on fair work principles, we scratch the formidable surface of the huge topic of fair working conditions.


Editorial Societal Contracts

Perlukah Cubaan Bunuh Diri Terus Dijenayahkan di Malaysia?

Kami menyeru agar satu kerangka yang empatetik dan berasaskan rawatan diwujudkan bagi menangani isu bunuh diri di negara kita.

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18 August 2021

Kami menyeru agar satu kerangka yang empatetik dan berasaskan rawatan diwujudkan bagi menangani isu bunuh diri di negara kita.

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Beyond Boom And Bust, Part 2

Trade-Offs in Developing Better Migrant Worker Policies

How much are we willing to give up to reduce reliance and ensure welfare standards? In Part II of this research series we delve a little deeper to weigh the trade-offs of proposed solutions.

14 August 2021

How much are we willing to give up to reduce reliance and ensure welfare standards? In Part II of this research series we delve a little deeper to weigh the trade-offs of proposed solutions.


Research Safety Nets

Ke Arah Penggubalan Akta Kerja Adil, Bahagian 1

Memahami Lanskap Pekerjaan yang Kian Berubah di Malaysia

Dalam Bahagian 1 siri penyelidikan ini, kami menyeru agar takrifan ‘kerja gig’ dijelaskan dan undang-undang yang menerangkan maksud kerja yang adil bagi semua pekerja digubal di negara kita.

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5 August 2021

Dalam Bahagian 1 siri penyelidikan ini, kami menyeru agar takrifan ‘kerja gig’ dijelaskan dan undang-undang yang menerangkan maksud kerja yang adil bagi semua pekerja digubal di negara kita.

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Editorial Safety Nets

Hartal Doktor Kontrak And The Government Contract Worker Issue

Code Black and the Hartal Doktor Kontrak campaigns are a powerful illustration of the contract worker problem. Understand the issue here.

24 July 2021

Code Black and the Hartal Doktor Kontrak campaigns are a powerful illustration of the contract worker problem. Understand the issue here.


Managing Online Hate Speech In Malaysia Requires Detecting It

Managing online hate effectively and efficiently requires both technology and human moderators. We explore the issues and introduce our new hate speech project for Malaysia.

16 July 2021

Managing online hate effectively and efficiently requires both technology and human moderators. We explore the issues and introduce our new hate speech project for Malaysia.


Research Safety Nets

Indebted Generation, Part 2

Should Everyone Pay? This And Other Thorny Issues Regarding Existing Student Loans.

It’s time to accept that not all student loans can be repaid. We argue for segmenting borrowers by capacity to repay, as well as other policy measures.

Baca Versi BM
8 July 2021

It’s time to accept that not all student loans can be repaid. We argue for segmenting borrowers by capacity to repay, as well as other policy measures.

Baca Versi BM

Penularan COVID-19 dalam Penjara yang Sesak dan Peranan Undang-Undang Dadah di Malaysia

Akibat daripada respons sistem perundangan negara terhadap kesalahan kecil berkaitan dadah

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2 July 2021

Akibat daripada respons sistem perundangan negara terhadap kesalahan kecil berkaitan dadah

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