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Structural Reforms Needed To Address Cost Of Living Issues

Dr Geoffrey Williams, Economist, Malaysia University of Science and Technology

01-Apr-22 08:45

Structural Reforms Needed To Address Cost Of Living Issues

Bank Negara Malaysia, in the Economic & Monetary Review 2021 report released this week, said that the cost of living in Malaysia needs structural reforms on both income and cost aspects. It also stated that short term measures such as price controls may pose repercussions on a long term basis. But what structural reforms should we be considering? Dr. Geoffrey Williams, Economist at Malaysia University of Science and Technology shares his thoughts. Image credit: Shutterstock.com

Produced by: Tan Chen Li

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Khoo Hsu Chuang, Tan Chen Li


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Tags:  cost of livingmalaysian economybank negara malaysiastructural reformsprice controlsConsumer Goods/ServicesCommodities, AgribusinessIndustrial Goods/ServicesPolitics, News, Current AffairsEconomy, Marketssocial issuesmarketstrends and forecasts


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