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Absolute Poverty - Not Enough?

Wan Ya Shin, Researcher, Institute of Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)

28-Aug-19 07:15

Absolute Poverty - Not Enough?

The conversation around Malaysia’s poverty level continues to gain traction, with Prime Ministerial economic advisor Muhammad Abdul Khalid also wading into the discussion. For more insight into the distinction between absolute and relative poverty, as well as the difficulties faced in calculating a poverty metric, we speak Wan Ya Shin, Researcher at the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs.


Presented by: Lyn Mak, Sharidz Abdullah, Julian Ng


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