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Editorial Others

Reflections on the leadership we need after GE15 and beyond

To those standing for election on November 19th, a reminder that it’s the country’s turn, not yours.

18 November 2022

Editorial Safety Nets

#GE15: Three social protection policy directions every party manifesto should have

Social protection should not be seen as a ‘charity’ but a necessary and lifelong safety net for everyone.

1 November 2022

Editorial Societal Contracts

What Comes After the Mandatory Death Penalty in Post-GE15 Malaysia?

Despite recent positive developments, more needs to be done to ensure an effective sentencing reform agenda

27 October 2022

Editorial Safety Nets

Setelah pengeluaran KWSP, apakah langkah untuk melindungi persaraan rakyat?

Pengubah dasar perlu menawarkan cadangan yang akan menjamin kesejahteraan kewangan bagi semua rakyat Malaysia pada masa hadapan.

29 September 2022

Research Public Goods

Room for Rent, Part 3

Survey of renters’ experiences and preferences

What do renters want? What factors are likely to encourage long-term renting? We conclude our research series with a survey probing renting norms, insecurities that renters face, and their future housing aspirations.

14 September 2022

Editorial Safety Nets

Responses to delivery riders missing the bigger picture

Recent issues on delivery riders can be traced to one conundrum: the unclear employment classification for gig workers. To resolve this, we will need to establish a regulatory sandbox.

30 August 2022

Editorial Safety Nets

Support job transition, facilitate career advancement

Rethinking Malaysia’s skills development approach

Pumping more investments on training programmes and facilities will not resolve accessibility barriers. We argue for a policy shift from purely supplying training to helping workers identify and realize opportunities that best fulfill their needs.

11 August 2022

Editorial Safety Nets

#GE15MANIFESTO: After EPF withdrawals, time to safeguard retirement for Malaysians

As General Election looms, we call upon those who will be vying for public office to offer proposals that will ensure a secure financial future for all Malaysians

25 July 2022

Research Public Goods

Mencari Ruang Sewa, Bahagian 1

Kajian Aspirasi dan Keperluan Perumahan

Dasar-dasar dan program-program perumahan Malaysia sudah lama condong kepada penggalakan pemilikan rumah, tetapi bagaimana pula dengan mereka yang memilih untuk menyewa, atas sebab kehendak mahupun keperluan terdesak?

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7 July 2022

Research Public Goods

Room For Rent, Part 2

Where We Advocate 3 Pro-Rent Policy Approaches

Renting, the only viable housing option for many Malaysians, is plagued with a lack of transparency and protection. We take a look at global policy approaches that could make renting better for Malaysians.

14 June 2022

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