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Research and advocacy of progressive and pragmatic policy ideas.


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Protection against extreme hardship and poverty

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The Case For A Fair Work Act, Part 2

A fair definition of ‘fair pay’ for all Malaysian workers

Our Fair Work Act research series makes an argument for enacting broad legislation that defines what constitutes ‘fair work’ for all categories of workers in Malaysia. In this instalment, we explore the first plank: fair pay.

11 June 2021

Our Fair Work Act research series makes an argument for enacting broad legislation that defines what constitutes ‘fair work’ for all categories of workers in Malaysia. In this instalment, we explore the first plank: fair pay.


Research Safety Nets

Generasi Berhutang

Bahagian 1: Kebingungan Hutang Pendidikan Tinggi di Malaysia

Bagi generasi muda di Malaysia, pendidikan tinggi lazimnya dibiayai melalui pinjaman pendidikan. Adakah pendekatan ini wajar diteruskan? Siri penyelidikan ini meneliti permasalahan ini serta merenungi beberapa cadangan dasar untuk masa hadapan.

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4 June 2021

Bagi generasi muda di Malaysia, pendidikan tinggi lazimnya dibiayai melalui pinjaman pendidikan. Adakah pendekatan ini wajar diteruskan? Siri penyelidikan ini meneliti permasalahan ini serta merenungi beberapa cadangan dasar untuk masa hadapan.

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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.

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.


Research Safety Nets

Indebted Generation, Part 1

The Quandary of Student Debt in Malaysia

For a generation of young Malaysians, higher education is financed mainly through student loans. Should this approach continue? This research series examines this vital issue and explores ways forward.

Baca Versi BM
20 May 2021

For a generation of young Malaysians, higher education is financed mainly through student loans. Should this approach continue? This research series examines this vital issue and explores ways forward.

Baca Versi BM

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Editorials

Our Positions


Editorial Safety Nets

Lesen P-Hailing: Adakah Malaysia Memerlukannya?

Rancangan untuk melaksana lesen “p-hailing” adalah supaya penunggang penghantaran dapat diselia. Dapatkah matlamat ini dicapai melalui pelesenan? Kami renungi.

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8 February 2021

Rancangan untuk melaksana lesen “p-hailing” adalah supaya penunggang penghantaran dapat diselia. Dapatkah matlamat ini dicapai melalui pelesenan? Kami renungi.

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Editorial Safety Nets

Bukan Semua Pekerja Gig Sama

Sudah tiba masa untuk pemerincian istilah bagi menambah baik penggubalan dasar.

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18 January 2021

Sudah tiba masa untuk pemerincian istilah bagi menambah baik penggubalan dasar.

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Editorial Safety Nets

The P-Hailing License: A Case Of Over-Regulation?

The government plans to implement a p-hailing license to regulate parcel delivery riders. We ponder the rationale behind it and what it would achieve.

Baca Versi BM
13 January 2021

The government plans to implement a p-hailing license to regulate parcel delivery riders. We ponder the rationale behind it and what it would achieve.

Baca Versi BM

Editorial Safety Nets

Not All ‘Gig Workers’ Are The Same

Time for better terminology, especially for policymaking

Baca Versi BM
20 November 2020

Time for better terminology, especially for policymaking

Baca Versi BM

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Primers

Factual Overviews


Cabaran Industri Perikanan Abad Ke-21

Apakah keadaan semasa sektor perikanan laut di Malaysia? Fahami kategori-kategori nelayan dan cabaran-cabaran yang mereka hadapi.

7 February 2020

Apakah keadaan semasa sektor perikanan laut di Malaysia? Fahami kategori-kategori nelayan dan cabaran-cabaran yang mereka hadapi.


Isu Pembiayaan Pendidikan Tinggi di Malaysia

Kos pembiayaan pengajian tinggi di Malaysia serta isu beban hutang pendidikan.

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3 December 2019

Kos pembiayaan pengajian tinggi di Malaysia serta isu beban hutang pendidikan.

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The Cost of Higher Education in Malaysia

Current issues in higher education financing in Malaysia.

Baca Versi BM
26 November 2019

Current issues in higher education financing in Malaysia.

Baca Versi BM

Healthcare Costs in Malaysia

The costs of accessing private and public healthcare services when you fall sick.

29 October 2019

The costs of accessing private and public healthcare services when you fall sick.


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