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Policy Prescriptions for Malaysia's Economic Scarring

Tricia Yeoh, CEO, Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)

18-Mar-22 08:30

Policy Prescriptions for Malaysia's Economic Scarring

The movement control orders imposed during two years of the pandemic have had a significant impact on the Malaysian economy, with GDP contracting by 5.6% in 2020 and unemployment hitting a high of 5.3%. As we head into the endemic phase, has Malaysia's policy response been sufficient to minimize economic scarring? We discuss the economic reforms needed with Tricia Yeoh of IDEAS. Image credit: Shutterstock.com

Produced by: Sim Wie Boon

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Tan Chen Li, Wong Shou Ning


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Tags:  economic scarringcovid-19lockdownmcoeconomyeconomic impactmalaysian economymalaysia gdpunemploymenteconomic policyideas


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