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Monitoring Occupational Shortages : Lessons from Malaysia's Critical Occupations List (English)

Many emerging economies have skills shortages but fail to effectively deploy students andjob seekers towards filling those shortages. In emerging economies, new technologies,digitization, automation, and other trends like Industry 4.0 result in a constantly changing demandfor sophisticated skills. ... See More +

Working Paper 141614 SEP 01, 2019

Moroz,Harry Edmund; Schmillen,Achim Daniel; Abdur Rahman,Amanina Binti Disclosed

Breaking Barriers : Toward Better Economic Opportunities for Women in Malaysia (English)

The promotion of economic opportunities for women is one of the most promising avenues for Malaysia's future development. Closing gaps between men's and women's economic opportunities could boost Malaysia's income per capita by 26.2 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper 142011 SEP 01, 2019

Schmillen,Achim Daniel; Tan,Mei Ling; Abdur Rahman,Amanina Binti; Lnu,Shahrul Natasha Binti Halid; Weimann Sandig,Nina Disclosed

Improving Governance through Enhanced Citizen Engagement : The Case of Malaysia (English)

Malaysia has focused on civil service reforms to improve the efficiency of public service delivery. This Research and Policy Brief argues that this method needs to be supplemented with an approach that makes officials more directly accountable to citizens. ... See More +

Brief 138279 JUN 01, 2019

Abdul Kader,Shahridan Faiez Bin Mohideen; Rao,Vijayendra Disclosed

Malaysia Economic Monitor : Re-Energizing the Public Service (English)

Growth moderated in Q1 2019, owing to weaker investment growth and inventory drawdowns.Domestically, an easing of export growth, together with a decline in investment, has resulted in Malaysia's economic growth becoming more dependent on consumption. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 138390 JUN 01, 2019

Record,Richard James Lowden; Chong,Yew Keat; Teh Sharifuddin,Shakira Binti; Bajpai,Rajni; Govindasamy,Jeevakumar Disclosed

Regulatory Governance for Development and Growth : Malaysia's Experience with Good Regulatory Practices (English)

Good Regulatory Practices (GRP) are a systematic application of tools, institutions, and procedures that governments can mobilize to ensure that regulatory outcomes are effective, transparent, inclusive, and sustained. ... See More +

Report 142014 JUN 01, 2019

Ladegaard,Peter Farup; Gonzalez Briseno,Alfredo Disclosed

Maximizing Social Impact Through Waqf Solutions (English)

Waqf is a potent tool for mobilizing resources to meet societal needs by the self-sustaining contributions of private donors rather than by governmental borrowing or spending of tax money. ... See More +

Working Paper 138765 MAY 01, 2019

Abdul Aziz,Ahmad Hafiz Bin; Zhang,Wei; Hamid,Baharom Abdul; Mahomed,Ziyaad; Bouheraoua,Said; Kasri,Noor Suhaida; Sano,Mohamed Al-Amine Disclosed

Malaysia - Estimating the Number of Foreign Workers : A Report from the Labor Market Data for Monetary Policy Task (English)

Malaysia has experienced a rise in foreign labor inflows in response to steady economic expansion and demographic changes. The foreign workforce has been hovering around 15 percent of the total labor force in recent years according to labor force surveys by the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM). ... See More +

Report AUS0000681 MAR 28, 2019

Yi,Soonhwa; Tan Wei,Kershia; Loh,Wei San; Simler,Kenneth Disclosed

Assessing Innovation Patterns and Constraints in Developing East Asia : An Introductory Analysis (English)

This paper sheds light on key innovation patterns and constraints within a selected set of developing East Asian countries (Cambodia, China, Indonesia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8706 JAN 17, 2019

Iootty De Paiva Dias,Mariana Disclosed

Helping Malaysia Develop the Green Sukuk Market : Facilitating Sustainable Financing - Case Study (English)

The green sukuk (green Islamic bond) is a new climate finance instrument that has the potential to channel the US dollar 2 trillion Islamic finance market toward funding of green and sustainable investment projects. ... See More +

Correspondence 136356 JAN 07, 2019

Disclosed

Firm Performance and the Business Environment in Malaysia : A Comparison with High - Income and Upper - Middle - Income countries (English)

Firm-level survey data on registered private firms reveal that firms in Malaysia have much lower labor productivity than their counterparts in 43 upper-middle-income and 14 high-income countries. ... See More +

Brief 138329 JAN 01, 2019

Amin,Mohammad; Soh,Yew Chong Disclosed

Malaysia Economic Monitor : Realizing Human Potential (English)

Growing risks weigh on the economic outlook. On the external front, a slowing global economy, rising concerns regarding the impact of US-China trade tensions and increased volatility in financial and commodity markets all weigh on the prospects for Malaysia’s economy. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 132903 DEC 13, 2018

Record,Richard James Lowden; Chong,Yew Keat; Teh Sharifuddin,Shakira Binti; Aturupane,Harsha; Teo,Hui Sin; Schmillen,Achim Daniel; Moroz,Harry Edmund Disclosed

Fiscal Space : Concept, Measurement, and Policy Implications (English)

Effective fiscal policy depends on the amount of budget resources available to raise spending or lower taxes without jeopardizing fiscal sustainability. ... See More +

Brief 132195 NOV 01, 2018

Kose,Ayhan; Ohnsorge,Franziska Lieselotte; Sugawara,Naotaka Disclosed

Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Malaysia (English)

Sixteenth in a series of annual reports comparing business regulation in 190 economies, Doing Business 2019 covers 11 areas of business regulation. ... See More +

Working Paper 131775 OCT 31, 2018

Disclosed

Malaysia - Public Expenditure and Equitable Growth End Poverty Day 2016 Event : Synopsis (English)

The World Bank Global Knowledge and Research Hub in Malaysia partnered with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) for an End Poverty Campaign event on November 8, 2016. ... See More +

Report AUS0000479 OCT 12, 2018

Disclosed

Statement by the Hon. Lim Guan Eng, Governor for Malaysia at the 2018 Annual Meetings : Governor's Statement No. 11 (English)

Governor's Statement OCT 12, 2018

Eng,Lim Guan Disclosed

Case Study on the Employee Provident Fund of Malaysia (English)

This paper documents the best practices and practical lessons learned from Malaysia’s largest mandatory public provident fund, the Employees Provident Fund (EPF). ... See More +

Working Paper 131289 OCT 01, 2018

Price,William Joseph; Khalif,Muhammed Abdul; De Luna-Martinez,Jose; Zhang,Wei; Arshad,Ashraf Bin Disclosed

Improving Public Sector Performance : Through Innovation and Inter-Agency Coordination (Vol. 2) : Summary of the Global Report (English)

This report is an inaugural issue in a new series that aims to offer a fresh look at how developing countries are overcoming persistent problems in public sector management. ... See More +

Working Paper 131020 OCT 01, 2018

Disclosed

Improving Public Sector Performance : Through Innovation and Inter-Agency Coordination (English)

This report is an inaugural issue in a new series that aims to offer a fresh look at how developing countries are overcoming persistent problems in public sector management. ... See More +

Working Paper 131020 OCT 01, 2018

Beschel,Robert P.; Cameron,Blair James; Kunicova,Jana; Myers,C. Bernard Disclosed

Looking Beyond Averages (English)

The fifth edition of the Development Digest begins with an article on why it’s important to look beyond averages when it comes to the country’s development, followed by a look at the region’s success in the face of global uncertainty. ... See More +

Working Paper 132530 OCT 01, 2018

Schmillen,Achim Daniel; Kamarulzaman,Adeeba; Aviles,Ana Maria; Suleiman,Anita; Myers,C. Bernard; Larson,Bradley Robert; Sitorus,Djauhari; Simler,Kenneth; Chuah,Lay Lian; Warwick,Mara K.; Lee,Min Hui; Loayza,Norman V.; Tatucu,Radu; Record,Richard James Lowden; Llovet Montanes,Ruth; Wahba Tadros,Sameh Naguib; Schmukler,Sergio L.; Teh Sharifuddin,Shakira Binti; Raja,Siddhartha; Osornprasop,Sutayut; Trujillo Tejada,Veronica Paola; Kwakwa,Victoria; Loh,Wei San; Chong,Yew Keat Disclosed

Malaysia's Digital Economy : A New Driver of Development (English)

Malaysia’s remarkable transition from low-income to upper middle-income status has occurred in parallel to the microelectronics revolution. Most of Malaysia’s citizens are connected to the internet, and there is more than one mobile cellular subscription for each individual. ... See More +

Working Paper 129777 SEP 01, 2018

Record,Richard James Lowden; Larson,Bradley Robert; Teh Sharifuddin,Shakira Binti; Chong,Yew Keat Disclosed

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Monitoring Occupational Shortages : Lessons from Malaysia's Critical Occupations List (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 141614 Working Paper
Breaking Barriers : Toward Better Economic Opportunities for Women in Malaysia (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 142011 Working Paper
Improving Governance through Enhanced Citizen Engagement : The Case of Malaysia (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 138279 Brief
Malaysia Economic Monitor : Re-Energizing the Public Service (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 138390 Economic Updates and Modeling
Regulatory Governance for Development and Growth : Malaysia's Experience with Good Regulatory Practices (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 142014 Report
Maximizing Social Impact Through Waqf Solutions (English)
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MAY 01, 2019 138765 Working Paper
Malaysia - Estimating the Number of Foreign Workers : A Report from the Labor Market Data for Monetary Policy Task (English)
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MAR 28, 2019 AUS0000681 Report
Assessing Innovation Patterns and Constraints in Developing East Asia : An Introductory Analysis (English)
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JAN 17, 2019 WPS8706 Policy Research Working Paper
Helping Malaysia Develop the Green Sukuk Market : Facilitating Sustainable Financing - Case Study (English)
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JAN 07, 2019 136356 Correspondence
Firm Performance and the Business Environment in Malaysia : A Comparison with High - Income and Upper - Middle - Income countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 138329 Brief
Malaysia Economic Monitor : Realizing Human Potential (English)
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DEC 13, 2018 132903 Economic Updates and Modeling
Fiscal Space : Concept, Measurement, and Policy Implications (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 132195 Brief
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Malaysia (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131775 Working Paper
Malaysia - Public Expenditure and Equitable Growth End Poverty Day 2016 Event : Synopsis (English)
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OCT 12, 2018 AUS0000479 Report
Statement by the Hon. Lim Guan Eng, Governor for Malaysia at the 2018 Annual Meetings : Governor's Statement No. 11 (English)
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OCT 12, 2018 Governor's Statement
Case Study on the Employee Provident Fund of Malaysia (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131289 Working Paper
Improving Public Sector Performance : Through Innovation and Inter-Agency Coordination (Vol. 2) : Summary of the Global Report (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131020 Working Paper
Improving Public Sector Performance : Through Innovation and Inter-Agency Coordination (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131020 Working Paper
Looking Beyond Averages (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 132530 Working Paper
Malaysia's Digital Economy : A New Driver of Development (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129777 Working Paper