Issues and Challenges in the Malaysian Economy: Towards Inclusive Growth

Mohd Fahmee Ab Hamid
Multimedia University, Malaysia

Umar Abdul Basar
Universiti Sultan Azlan Shah, Malaysia

Rozilee Asid
Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia

Wan Farisan Wan Sulaiman
Ministry of Finance, Malaysia

Elya Nabila Abdul Bahri
University of Malaya, Malaysia

Nor Fatimah Che Sulaiman
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia

Norlee Ramli
Malaysian Rubber Board, Malaysia

Product Details
06 Nov 2019
Emerald Publishing Limited
152 pages - 129 x 198mm
Emerald Points


Focusing on Malaysia's shifting economic profile and position, this book investigates a range of new developments impacting on growth, such as the effects of the digital economy on jobs creation and the threats of environmental degradation and trade protectionism.  
In developing the debate around the importance of achieving high economic growth through various government initiatives, the chapters discuss a number of issues, including: 
  • trade and innovation economics 
  • capital flight risk 
  • financial development 
  • income inequality 
  • fiscal policy sustainability  
  • agricultural economy
A leading team of Malaysian economics and business scholars offer new insights and perspectives to scholars and researchers working in the fields of economic policy, developing economics and East Asian studies, who are interested in the multiple challenges facing this fast-moving economy.
Chapter 1. How Foreign Capital and Triadic Patent Propensity Can Assist in Inclusive Growth 
Chapter 2. Cost Efficiency on Bank Market Risk: Towards Inclusive Growth 
Chapter 3. An Analysis of Capital Flight Risk: Case for Human Capital in Inclusive Growth 
Chapter 4. Foreign Direct Investment, Financial Development, Exchange Rate Volatility: An Analysis of the Malaysian Inequitable Growth 
Chapter 5. Economic Growth and Income Distribution: A Study of Inclusive Growth Index 
Chapter 6. Rubber Prices Volatility and Inequality in Economic Development 
Chapter 7. Role of Fiscal Policy in Inclusive Growth
Mohd Fahmee Ab Hamid is an Executive at Multimedia University (MMU), Malaysia. 
Umar Abdul Basar is a Lecturer at the Faculty of Management and Information Technology, Universiti Sultan Azlan Shah (USAS), Malaysia.
Rozilee Asid is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Accountancy, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Malaysia. 
Wan Farisan Wan Sulaiman is Principal Economist of Economics Modelling and Policy Studies at the Fiscal and Economics Division of the Ministry of Finance (MOF), Malaysia. 
Elya Nabila Abdul Bahri is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia.  
Nor Fatimah Che Sulaiman is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), Malaysia. 
Norlee Ramli is the Head of Global Testing and Consultancy for Rubber (G-TACR) at the Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB), Malaysia.

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