Research and advocacy of progressive and pragmatic policy ideas.

Safety Nets

Protection against extreme hardship and poverty


In-depth Explorations

Research Safety Nets

Generasi Berhutang, Bahagian 4

Tinjauan Pandangan Peminjam Pinjaman Pendidikan Tinggi

Kami akhiri siri penyelidikan ini dengan dapatan kaji selidik yang menerangkan kesan pinjaman pendidikan terhadap peminjam dan pandangan mereka tentang pinjaman pendidikan di Malaysia.

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2 June 2022

Research Safety Nets

Stories from an Indebted Generation

In our four-part research series, we wrote about the burden borrowers carry from student loan debt. Now, we present, in their own words, the impact of student loans on their lives.

7 April 2022

Research Safety Nets

Generasi Berhutang, Bahagian 3

Daripada Pinjaman Pendidikan kepada Akaun Pembelajaran Sepanjang Hayat

Untuk mengurangkan kebergantungan pada pinjaman pendidikan, kami cadangkan kita beralih kepada kaedah pembiayaan yang berasaskan pembelajaran berterusan.

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4 March 2022

Research Safety Nets

Indebted Generation: Part 4

Survey Of Student Loan Borrowers’ Views

How are borrowers impacted by student loans? How do they feel about student loans overall? We conclude our research series with illuminating results from a novel survey on Malaysian student loan borrowers.

Baca Versi BM
27 January 2022

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Our Positions

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 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

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

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Factual Overviews

Thinking about reskilling? Here’s what you need to know

A primer on the Malaysian skills development system.

11 May 2022

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

Isu Pembiayaan Pendidikan Tinggi di Malaysia

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

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3 December 2019

The Cost of Higher Education in Malaysia

Current issues in higher education financing in Malaysia.

Baca Versi BM
26 November 2019

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