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Research Societal Contracts

Beyond Boom And Bust, Part 3

A Long-Term Policy Approach Towards Migrant Labour

In this final instalment of our research series, we propose key pillars of a much-needed reform in the way we plan for, recruit and manage migrant workers in Malaysia.

8 January 2022

In this final instalment of our research series, we propose key pillars of a much-needed reform in the way we plan for, recruit and manage migrant workers in Malaysia.


Research Safety Nets

The Case for A Fair Work Act, Part 5

Fair management, fair representation, and navigating the path to a Fair Work Act

We conclude the Fair Work Act research series by delving into the final pillars of our proposed Fair Work legislation.

22 December 2021

We conclude the Fair Work Act research series by delving into the final pillars of our proposed Fair Work legislation.


Research Public Goods

Setahun Bersama COVID-19

Bahagian 2: Bagaimana Keterasingan dan Bekerja dari Rumah Memberi Kesan kepada Kesihatan Mental Rakyat Malaysia

Sepanjang setahun yang lalu, rakyat Malaysia telah meluangkan banyak masa di dalam rumah dan mengharungi pelbagai kekangan sosial. Kami meninjau kesan keadaan ini kepada kesejahteraan mental.

15 December 2021

Sepanjang setahun yang lalu, rakyat Malaysia telah meluangkan banyak masa di dalam rumah dan mengharungi pelbagai kekangan sosial. Kami meninjau kesan keadaan ini kepada kesejahteraan mental.


Research Safety Nets

Indebted Generation, Part 3

From Student Debt to Individual Educational Accounts

How can we reduce the reliance on student debt? We argue for a significant shift towards a funding approach grounded in continual education.

22 November 2021

How can we reduce the reliance on student debt? We argue for a significant shift towards a funding approach grounded in continual education.


Research Safety Nets

The Case for A Fair Work Act, Part 4

Ensuring ‘fair contracts’

In this instalment, we delve deeper into Fair Work and explore the meaning of ‘fair contracts’, including the notion of tech consent.

17 November 2021

In this instalment, we delve deeper into Fair Work and explore the meaning of ‘fair contracts’, including the notion of tech consent.


Research Public Goods

Setahun Bersama COVID-19

Bahagian 1: Bagaimana Pandemik Memberi Kesan kepada Kesejahteraan Mental dan Fizikal Rakyat Malaysia

Setahun yang lalu, kami telah meninjau kesan PKP 1.0 terhadap kesihatan mental rakyat Malaysia. Setahun kemudian, adakah pandangan masyarakat tentang kesejahteraan mereka telah berubah?

4 November 2021

Setahun yang lalu, kami telah meninjau kesan PKP 1.0 terhadap kesihatan mental rakyat Malaysia. Setahun kemudian, adakah pandangan masyarakat tentang kesejahteraan mereka telah berubah?


When Will Malaysia Reform Its Use Of The Death Penalty?

The recent case of Hairun Jalmani has reignited public debate about the death penalty in Malaysia. We ask questions on long overdue sentencing reform in the country.

27 October 2021

The recent case of Hairun Jalmani has reignited public debate about the death penalty in Malaysia. We ask questions on long overdue sentencing reform in the country.


Research Safety Nets

Global Trends in Gig Worker Policies And Its Lessons

Countries around the world are grappling with how to provide gig workers social protection. We analyse the trends and extract salient lessons for Malaysia.

14 October 2021

Countries around the world are grappling with how to provide gig workers social protection. We analyse the trends and extract salient lessons for Malaysia.


Who Decides What’s Unacceptably Hateful?

We discuss official inaction on ‘hate-preachers’ in this editorial and who, ideally, should decide on how hateful speech is dealt with.

4 October 2021

We discuss official inaction on ‘hate-preachers’ in this editorial and who, ideally, should decide on how hateful speech is dealt with.


Too Much? Not Enough? Drawing the Line When Monitoring Harmful Online Content

We share the challenges that we face in tracking online hate and call for more effective content regulation policies.

27 September 2021

We share the challenges that we face in tracking online hate and call for more effective content regulation policies.


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