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Malaysia Research

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  • WORKING PAPER
    Zhang, Lei, Phanuphak, Nittaya, Henderson, Klara, Nonenoy, Siriporn, Srikaew, Sasiwan, Shattock, Andrew J, Kerr, Cliff C, Omune, Brenda, van Griensven, Frits, Osornprasop,Sutayut, Oelrichs,Robert, Ananworanich, Jintanat, Wilson, David PMay 01, 2015
    The HIV epidemic amongst men who have sex with men (MSM) in Bangkok is substantial. The population size of MSM in Bangkok is 120,000-250,000, with approximately one-third (33.5 percent) considered high-risk, ...
  • ECONOMIC UPDATES AND MODELING
    Gil Sander, Frederico, Packard, Truman, Purnamasari, Ririn Salwa, Testaverde, Mauro, Wacker, Konstantin M., Yap, Wei Aun, Yoong, Pui ShenDec 01, 2014
    Malaysia has in many ways become a success story in shared prosperity. Shared prosperity means that all households experience income growth, but growth is higher for those households at the bottom of the ...
  • WORKING PAPER (NUMBERED SERIES)
    Holzmann, RobertNov 01, 2014
    This policy paper presents key findings and suggestions on Malaysia’s old-age financial protection system within the context of the country’s broader social security framework. The trademark policy approach...
  • WORKING PAPER
    Oct 01, 2014
    This economy profile for Doing Business 2015 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Malaysia. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies)...
  • WORKING PAPER
    Naning, Herlianna, Kerr, Cliff, Kamarulzaman, Adeeba, Osornprasop, Sutayut, Dahlui, Maznah, Ng, Chiu-Wan, Wilson, David P.Jul 01, 2014
    Cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections were first detected in Malaysia in 1986. Since then, the number of new HIV cases has been increasing steadily to a peak of 6,978 new cases detected in 2002...
HIV/AIDS

Researchers estimate that HIV prevalence among Malaysian fishermen is 10 times that of the general population. Read More »

Experts
Country Director, Southeast Asia
Frederico Gil Sander
Senior Economist
Science & Technology

The report sets out a conceptual framework, examines the global industry context, and analyzes Malaysia's position in the global value chain. Read More »