Malaysia's Leap Into the Future: The Building Blocks Towards Balanced Development (Dynamics of Asian Development) (Hardcover)

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By Rajah Rasiah (Editor), Kamal Salih (Editor), Cheong Kee Cheok (Editor)
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Chapter 1. Introduction.- Chapter 2. Explaining Malaysia's Economic Growth.- Chapter 3. Population and Demography.- Chapter 4. Agriculture and Food Security.- Chapter 5. Manufacturing Transformation.- Chapter 6. Knowledge-based Services.- Chapter 7. Education.- Chapter 8. Talent and Human capital.- Chapter 9. Financing Development.- Chapter 10. Future of Labour.- Chapter 11. Poverty and Inequality.- Chapter 12. Urbanization and Infrastructure.- Chapter 13. Natural Environment.- Chapter 14. Healthcare and Well Being.

About the Author

Rajah Rasiah, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya. His research interests include technology and international development, foreign investment, human capital, public health, and environment. He holds external positions at UNU-MERIT, Oxford University, Cambridge University, and Universiti Tenaga Nasional. He is the 2014 recipient of the Celso Furtado Prize awarded by the World Academy of Sciences for advancing the frontiers of social science thought.Kamal Salih, Ph.D. is an Executive Chairman of Ankar Corporation and Chairman of Malaysia Institute of Economic Research (MIER). He has served as Senior Technical Advisor to UNDP Malaysia and was Adjunct Professor of Economics and Development Studies and Senior Advisor to Asia Europe Institute in University Malaya.Kee-Cheok Cheong is currently Senior Research Fellow, Institute of China Studies, and Senior Advisor, Asia Europe Institute, University of Malaya. As a graduate of the University of Malaya, he obtained his Ph.D. at the London School of Economics. Upon his return from studies, he joined the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, where he held the positions of Deputy Dean and Dean of Faculty. After a decade at UM, he spent 16 years at the World Bank in the capacity of Economist and subsequently Senior Economist. At the Bank, he was Coordinator for China and Vietnam in the Economic Development Institute, now the World Bank Institute. After returning to Malaysia in 2000, he has continued as Consultant for the Bank and UN agencies. Back with the University of Malaya since 2010, he has coauthored books, book chapters, and published numerous papers in top-tier academic journals as well as successfully supervised Ph.D. students, both international and local.

Product Details
ISBN: 9789811670442
ISBN-10: 9811670447
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: March 22nd, 2022
Pages: 361
Language: English
Series: Dynamics of Asian Development