I am pretty taken aback by┬áthe expansion of the Malaysian labor force in the past year or so. The rise has made me skeptical about the utility of the labor market numbers to ascertain┬áthe health of the economy. Whenever I look at it, I tell myself, wait until it normalizes. When? If you look at […]

Last week, the Department of Statistics released its projection of Malaysian population in 2040.[1] The Department projects that there will be 39 million persons living in Malaysia by 2040, of which 93% of them will be Malaysians. In 2010, there were 29 million persons living in the country with 92% of them being Malaysians. The […]