Middle Income Trap

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Malaysia in More Middling Traps Than Meets the Eye

By OOI KEE BENG For The Edge, Malaysia, May 25, 2014 What seems to have happened in Malaysian politics since 2008 is that we have a voter population that is divided right down the middle, and given the nature of the game, this situation is expected to remain for quite a while. We have a … Continue reading

Trapped Multiple Times

By OOI KEE BENG Editorial for Penang Monthly, June 2014 This month’s cover is about Malaysia’s brain drain; and what is fascinating is how old—and yet how current—the story reads. Indeed, we should be talking about a Brain Drain Trap, as we do about the Middle Income Trap. And we should be worrying just as … Continue reading