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If Inflation Isn't Behind Rising Cost Of Living, Then What Is?

Kenneth Simler, Senior Economist, World Bank

10-Dec-19 07:15

If Inflation Isn't Behind Rising Cost Of Living, Then What Is?

What’s behind the perception of rising cost of living? Yesterday the World Bank released its Malaysia Economic Monitor titled “Making Ends Meet" that indicated that the cost of living pain points are less to do with inflation, and more to do with other factors. We speak to Kenneth Simler from the World Bank about these factors, income inequality and possible policies to address cost of living.


Presented by: Lyn Mak, Wong Shou Ning, Roshan Kanesan


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