Malaysian Economy 3/e – Dr Poon Wai Ching (2015)

This textbook is designed according to the syllabus used by many local universities. The book is also prescribed by the Ministry of Higher Education for undergraduate students pursuing business courses. Malaysia has seen tremendous transformation across all segments of the economy in the past decades. Policymakers have also been focusing their efforts to strive for balanced, dynamic and competitive growth, and move the nation closer to achieving Vision 2020. The essence of this textbook is to bring forward some critical and vital issues involving economic development activities and the growth of the Malaysian economy, by employing the latest statistical data. 


ISBN 978-967-12649-4-2    2015- (Hardcover) - 342 pages
ISBN 978-967-12649-3-5    2015- (Paperback)



About the Authors



Poon Wai Ching is Senior Lecturer with the School of Business, Monash University Malaysia. She has 14 years of teaching and research experience. Her principal research interest is in Applied Economics, economic growth, oil price issues, exchange rate and stock return volatilities, e-services, education, and corporate governance. She has published 49 international refereed journals. She has authored 4 books and 4 chapters in books. She serves in the Editorial Reviewer Board of Corporate Governance: An International Review (CGIR) [ABDC2013 - Ranked A]. She received CGIR Best Reviewer Prize Award in 2012. She is also the reviewer for more than 20 international refereed journals. She has been invited as guest speaker in private universities in Malaysia. In recognition of her contribution in teaching and research, she has received numerous scholarly awards. She has served as Research grants assessment committee in Monash, and honoured to serve as Research Grant Expert in Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC). She is a member of American Economic Association, Malaysian Economic Association, and Malaysian Social Science Association.




Table of Contents

 

Preface
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Abbreviation
Part 1: Policies and Goals
CHAPTER 1: Economic Growth and Economic Policies
Part 2: Major Economic Sectors
CHAPTER 2: Agricultural Sector
CHAPTER 3: Automotive Industry
CHAPTER 4: Telecommunications Sector 
CHAPTER 5: Tourism Industry 
CHAPTER 6: The Financial Sector and Monetary Policy
CHAPTER 7: Public Sector 
CHAPTER 8: Foreign Direct Investment and Technology Transfer
Part 3: Socio-Economics Issues
CHAPTER 9: Income Distribution, Poverty, Employment and Unemployment
CHAPTER 10: Education and Human Capital Development 
CHAPTER 11: Multimedia Super Corridor 
CHAPTER 12: Knowledge-Based Economy
Part 4: Malaysia and the World & the Way Forward
CHAPTER 13: Globalisation and International Trade
CHAPTER 14: Asian Financial Crisis
CHAPTER 15: Currency Band
CHAPTER 16: Optimum Currency Area

Bibliography
Index

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