October 06, 2021
What the 12th Malaysia Plan Tells Us About the Country’s Political Economy
By James Guild
The latest iteration of the country's five-year plan includes a host of nice-sounding economic goals. The challenge is implementing them.
August 01, 2021
The Collapse of Malaysia’s Middle Class
By Amrita Malhi
On the 50th anniversary of Malaysia’s New Economic Policy, the middle class it famously built may be collapsing. Will its goal of national unity collapse with it?
January 24, 2020
What’s Next for Malaysia’s Meandering Economy in 2020?
By Shankaran Nambiar
A look ahead after a year when the economy seemed to be in a state of suspension.
July 09, 2019
Shankaran Nambiar on the State of New Malaysia’s Economy
By Prashanth Parameswaran
A conversation on the state of Malaysia’s economy under its new government, and the implications for domestic and foreign policy.
March 15, 2019
Can Malaysia’s New Government Deliver on Reform?
By Erin Cook
Less than a year since it took power, the Pakatan Harapan government is confronting questions about the pace of promised reforms.