All in Economic Growth
The choice of what economic activities to pursue – and therefore, what things to export – is the domain of Industrial Policy.
We can either create a thriving Malaysia for our descendants 110 years from now, or we can let them go the way of Dawson City after the end of the Klondike Gold Rush.
Approaches to tackling inequality need to take into account the larger picture of national development. We cannot miss the forest for the trees.
why not come up with a set of indicators specific to Malaysia’s context that we do not measure at the moment, but we certainly could.
We’re not supposed to be as successful as we are and to still have as much potential as we do today. Yet after 60 years of independence, Malaysia has been among the most successful countries in the world in terms of economic growth.
“Does Culture Affect Economic Outcomes?” To be a bit more specific, given that we are now in the holy month of Ramadan, I would like to narrow this discussion down to the role of religion in economic growth.
what exactly is ‘productivity’ and what does it really mean to boost ‘productivity’?
while figuring out the impact of a particular individual may be tricky, we may also ask, what type of individuals are more likely to have a stronger impact on their society?
This is my third argument on why a depreciating Ringgit is sub-optimal for the Malaysian economy.
Far be it for me to predict what will happen in 2016 in terms of GDP growth, the Ringgit, exports growth and so on - it would perhaps be better for me to opine on how we can continue to play our part to grow our ‘commons’ amidst very challenging times.
It may be cliché to say, but when you are at the top, the only way to go is down.