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Should We Be Worried About Structural Unemployment In Malaysia?

Brian Tan Boon Yong, Founder and CEO of FutureLab.my

08-Nov-21 12:00

Should We Be Worried About Structural Unemployment In Malaysia?

An economist has warned that the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the country to the increased risk of structural unemployment.

The persistent pandemic and the country’s push towards digital transformation has left hundreds of thousands of Malaysians without jobs.

But is this just something that we have to push through if we want to be a thoroughly digital economy? And are our kids that are in school on the right track, is the Malaysian Education Blueprint up to speed?

Image Credit: Ron Lach | Pexels

Produced by: Richard Bradbury

Presented by: Freda Liu and Richard Bradbury


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Tags:  Structural UnemploymentFutureLabBNMDigitalisationCovid-19National Education BlueprintPersonal FinancePersonal DevelopmentManagerial Resources/DevelopmentPersonal FinanceInvestmentsFinancial LiteracyYoung FinancePersonal DevelopmentEntrpreneurshipSME


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