What kind of high-income country will Malaysia become?

Malaysia is no longer stuck in the middle-income trap, given the steady growth of its gross national income. Yet, Malaysia is confronted with one key question—what type of high-income country will it be?

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Malaysia’s political malaise

Malaysia’s leadership troubles could provide a valuable lesson for other middle-income countries on the importance of effective leadership to sustain long term growth.

Malaysian PM’s battles have only just begun

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was cleared by the country’s attorney general this week of any wrongdoing after nearly $700m was discovered in his personal bank account. The money was a “personal donation” from the Saudi Royal Family, according to the ruling.

Job satisfaction and ‘Power Distance’ in Malaysia

Malaysians are not happy with their work. According to a survey conducted by JobStreet.com in 2012 on employee job satisfaction in Malaysia, 78% of the respondents claimed that they were unhappy with their current job.[1] The reason that they were unhappy is surprising. The survey found that it was dissatisfaction with their scope of work that … Continue reading Job satisfaction and ‘Power Distance’ in Malaysia