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A Year Of Living Under COVID-19

Part 3: Employment, Income and Mental Health

Over the past year, many Malaysians saw their employment, business and incomes decline due to the pandemic. We take a closer look at the impact of these changes on mental well-being.

Over the past year, many Malaysians saw their employment, business and incomes decline due to the pandemic. We take a closer look at the impact of these changes on mental well-being.


Research Public Goods

A Year Of Living Under COVID-19

Part 2: How Isolation and Working From Home Affected Malaysians’ Mental Health

Over the past year, Malaysians have spent more time indoors and endured social restrictions. We look at how this has affected mental well-being.

Over the past year, Malaysians have spent more time indoors and endured social restrictions. We look at how this has affected mental well-being.


Research Public Goods

A Year Of Living Under COVID-19

Part 1: How the Year-Long Pandemic Impacted Malaysians’ Overall Mental and Physical Well-being

Around this time last year we surveyed how the first MCO was affecting the mental health of Malaysians. A year in, how has people’s sense of well-being changed?

Around this time last year we surveyed how the first MCO was affecting the mental health of Malaysians. A year in, how has people’s sense of well-being changed?


Research Public Goods

Is Your Area A Transit Oasis Or A Transit Desert?

Where are people transit-deprived and where are they transit-rich? Using Shah Alam as a case study, we show the distribution of transit deserts and transit oases there, with an extra layer of property prices.

Where are people transit-deprived and where are they transit-rich? Using Shah Alam as a case study, we show the distribution of transit deserts and transit oases there, with an extra layer of property prices.


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Editorials

Our Positions


Editorial Public Goods

The Financing Of RapidKL Bus Services Needs A Major Rethink

Lower ridership during CMCO has led to bus route cuts in the Klang Valley. Can the current funding model keep buses running and prioritise the interests of the public? We argue for a fundamental review.

Lower ridership during CMCO has led to bus route cuts in the Klang Valley. Can the current funding model keep buses running and prioritise the interests of the public? We argue for a fundamental review.


Editorial Public Goods

Pendekatan Bersepadu Dalam Menangani Masalah Kewangan dan Kesihatan Mental

Masalah kewangan dan kesihatan mental berhubungkait – jadi cara kita menyalurkan bantuan kepada mereka yang terjejas juga perlu bersepadu.

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Masalah kewangan dan kesihatan mental berhubungkait – jadi cara kita menyalurkan bantuan kepada mereka yang terjejas juga perlu bersepadu.

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Editorial Public Goods

We Need An Integrated Approach to Manage Financial Distress and Mental Health

Financial distress and mental health are related – so why are the ways we structure assistance to those affected still in silos?

Baca Versi BM

Financial distress and mental health are related – so why are the ways we structure assistance to those affected still in silos?

Baca Versi BM

Editorial Public Goods

Safer Spaces: Integrating Mental Well-being Features Into the Urban Built Environment

Rethinking how public housing and public spaces are designed and how urban communities can benefit.

Rethinking how public housing and public spaces are designed and how urban communities can benefit.


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Primers

Factual Overviews


Pandemic Preparedness: Is a plan enough?

The recent COVID-19 pandemic shook the world and raised questions on our global preparedness against a pandemic.

The recent COVID-19 pandemic shook the world and raised questions on our global preparedness against a pandemic.


Belanjawan 101

Belanjawan 2020 akan dibentangkan pada 11 Oktober ini. Ketahui latarbelakang dan konsep utama belanjawan negara

Belanjawan 2020 akan dibentangkan pada 11 Oktober ini. Ketahui latarbelakang dan konsep utama belanjawan negara


Belanjawan 101: Memahami Hasil Kerajaan Malaysia

Kerajaan mengutip hasil dari pelbagai sumber untuk menjana dana bagi tujuan perbelanjaan negara. Ketahui sumber hasil utama negara.

Kerajaan mengutip hasil dari pelbagai sumber untuk menjana dana bagi tujuan perbelanjaan negara. Ketahui sumber hasil utama negara.


Belanjawan 101: Bagaimanakah Kerajaan Berbelanja?

Kerajaan menggunakan hasil yang dikutip untuk perbelanjaan negara. Ketahui bagaimana kerajaan berbelanja.

Kerajaan menggunakan hasil yang dikutip untuk perbelanjaan negara. Ketahui bagaimana kerajaan berbelanja.


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