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  • The Leniency Programme in Malaysia’s Competition Regime: A Critical Evaluation 

    Lee, Cassey (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2019-07-15)
    Malaysia’s competition law came into force in January 2012. Detailed guidelines on a leniency programme were published in October 2014. Despite the leniency programme being designed based on best-practices found in more mature competition regimes and ...
  • US-China Trade War: Potential Trade and Investment Spill-overs into Malaysia 

    Yean, Tham Siew; Yi, Andrew Kam Jia; Ann, Tee Beng (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2019-05-15)
    The trade conflict between the US and China has the potential to affect Malaysia’s trade with both countries as both are important trading partners. The imposition of safeguard tariffs by the US will affect Malaysia’s solar exports to the US though its ...
  • The Game of Go: Bounded Rationality and Artificial Intelligence 

    Lee, Cassey (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2019-05-15)
    The goal of this essay is to examine the nature and relationship between bounded rationality and artificial intelligence (AI) in the context of recent developments in the application of AI to two-player zero sum games with perfect information such as ...
  • Economic Voting and the End of Dominant Party Rule in Malaysia 

    Lee, Cassey (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2019-02-15)
    This essay seeks to empirically examine economic and non-economic factors that determined the outcomes of the fourteenth general election in Malaysia. In the election, the incumbent coalition Barisan Nasional (BN) which had ruled the country since its ...

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