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Territorial Complementarities and Competition for Oil and Gas FDI in the SIJORI Growth Triangle
(ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2018-05-30)
After the initial euphoria, the SIJORI Triangle - formed by Singapore, Johor (Malaysia) and Riau Islands (Indonesia) - seems to have been completely forgotten. The growth triangle concept was initiated to enhance foreign investment. This paper aims to ...
Services Liberalization and Export Quality: Evidence from China
(ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2018-03-30)
Using firm-level export data from China, this paper empirically examines the effect of domestic liberalization of services on exporting firms’ quality upgrading. We examine a number of other trade policies, including: tariffs in export destination ...
Education in Malaysia Towards a Developed Nation
(ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2018-09-30)
Education plays a key role in realising Malaysia’s aspirations to be a developed nation. This paper provides a critical assessment of the state of education in Malaysia. The issues that will be discussed in this paper includes the country’s current ...
Batam: Life after the FTZ?
(ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2018-10-15)
Once an island of high-tech production and turbo-charged growth, Batam’s economic fortunes have waned of late. The traditional pillars of the manufacturing sector have contracted, investment levels have fallen, the island’s growth rate is below the ...
SME Policies and Performance in Malaysia
(ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2018-07-30)
This study aims to achieve two major objectives. First, to assess policies and initiatives implemented for the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia from the Eighth Malaysia Plan (2001-2005) to the Eleventh Malaysia Plan ...