Malaysia’s paddy and rice sector is one of the most assisted and subsidized industries within the country, which has severe implications on the cost of rice production as well as the productivity of the industry.
Trade and Development
Global prosperity rises to highest ever level, but falling safety and security poses major challenges for individuals, communities and nations around the world.
Rather than cozying up to non-market economies, Canada should support Taiwan’s inclusion in the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership, writes Scott Simon.
Delighting customers might not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about successful supply chain management, which historically has focused on high efficiency and lower costs. But in a digital world — where everything is happening in real time and ideally with high transparency in all pro
This Policy Ideas builds on our previous report, “Illicit Trade in Malaysia: Causes and Consequences” (IDEAS, 2017). In that report we outlined the scale of illicit trade in Malaysia, the driving factors behind it and recommendations to address it.
The Indian growth story has been far from perfect. That is not an understatement by any stretch of imagination. A growing challenge for the economy is the fast-evolving problem of inequality.
The objective of the report titled “PML-N Economic Agenda: between Promises and Performance” is to analyze the economic performance of PML-N over the past five years, based on a series of 10 reports under PRIME’s Government Policy Scorecard Project.
Central and Eastern Europe is at a cross roads; the choices made over the next few years are going to determine the sustainability of future prosperity.
Urbanization has the potential to drive productivity, with cities as engines of growth. Cities create opportunities and play a key role in creating jobs, enhancing market competition and improving livability. However, if cities are managed poorly they may become centers of disease, crime, and despair.
The countries of Southeast Asia have rarely found it easy to cooperate, despite founding one of the world’s best-known regional clubs — the Association of Southeast Asian Nations — over 50 years ago. With the members in very varied political and economic positions, they have found it tough to launch conc