Policy

Analisis Perbahasan Ahli Parlimen Berteraskan Sains Data

Pertelingkahan antara Ahli Parlimen sering tular dan mendapat perhatian dalam kalangan masyarakat. Namun, itu bukanlah realiti sebenar di dalam Dewan Rakyat. Ramai juga Ahli Parlimen yang berbahas dengan baik tetapi tidak mendapat perhatian awam. Lantaran itu, Institute for R&D of Policy (IRDP) dengan kerjasama Malaysia Reform Initiative – MARI telah menjalankan sebuah analisis tentang perbahasan …

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Merealisasi Janji 1 Juta Rumah Mampu Milik

Semasa Pilihanraya Umum ke-14, Pakatan Harapan telah meletakkan manifesto untuk membina 1 juta rumah mampu milik dalam tempoh 2 penggal pemerintahan. Seharusnya kerajaan perlu melaksanakan sebarang polisi berkaitan awam bukan semata-mata untuk memenuhi janji politik, tapi mestilah berasaskan kajian terhadap keperluan negara dan kemampuan Kerajaan. Kajian ini melihat adakah kita benar-benar memerlukan 1 juta rumah …

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A Ticking Time Bomb: Unemployment and Underemployment Among Malaysian Youth

Universities and colleges in Malaysia are producing more than 200,000 local graduates with diploma and degree qualification every year. However, those entering the job market will be appalled at the very low wage offered in the market for fresh graduates. Nonetheless, they have no option but to accept the offer lest they would stay unemployed. …

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Pengangguran & Bekerja di Bawah Potensi dalam Kalangan Graduan Muda di Malaysia: Satu Bom Jangka

Universiti dan kolej di Malaysia menghasilkan lebih daripada 200,000 graduan tempatan dengan kelayakan diploma dan ijazah sarjana muda setiap tahun. Namun, mereka yang memasuki pasaran pekerjaan akan ditawarkan dengan gaji yang sangat rendah. Walau bagaimanapun, mereka tidak mempunyai pilihan selain menerima tawaran tersebut supaya mereka tidak akan menganggur. Untuk baca lanjut, sila muat turun laporan …

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Relocation of Ramadan Bazaar from Lorong TAR to Jalan Raja: An Evaluation

Rumours had spread since end of 2018 about the relocation of Ramadan Bazaar from Lorong TAR to Jalan Raja. However, there were huge objections to the proposed relocation. In this paper, we seek to investigate the situation and evaluate the decision to relocate based on its impact to the traders and visitors. To read further, …

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Graduating on Time: Perverse Incentives in Malaysian Academia

Graduating on time for PhD students has been seen as a symbol of victory and a mark of quality in Malaysian Academia. However, with too many students just focusing on achieving the title of ‘graduating-on-time’ (GOT), will this affect the quality of research papers published? This paper seeks to explain the current Malaysian policies with …

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Open access is the term used to describe the ability to consult a scientific document in an open format and for free.

Open access is the term used to describe the ability to consult a scientific document in an open format and for free. Malaysia does not yet have a policy on open access publication, whereas articles and journals are mostly only accessible behind a ‘paywall’. Mainly because there is no profound discussion done on the matter …

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