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Dr. Lee Hwok-Aun - Inequality’s Iniquities, In Malaysia and Elsewhere

February 17, 2022

#Inequality #NEP #Competitiveness

Dr. Lee Hwok-Aun - Inequality’s Iniquities, In Malaysia and Elsewhere 

Dr. Lee Hwok-Aun is the author of “Affirmative Action in Malaysia and South Africa: Preference for Parity”,  published in 2021 by Routledge and of numerous articles, in academic and media publications, on affirmative action, inequality, discrimination, social protection, labour and education. 
He is a Senior Fellow and Co-coordinator of the Malaysia Studies Programme at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, and a PhD holder in Economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. 
Inequality forms a key tenet of his work, a subject on which he has studied and written academic papers on since the early 90s.  

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CONTENTS: 

00:00:00 - Intro
00:02:56 - Inequality in South Africa versus Malaysia: The Differences 
00:08:19 - The Main Flaws in the Malaysian System of Preferential Policies 
00:18:04 - The Political Catch-22 of Ever-Popular Preferential Policies Vs Their (Necessary) Dismantling 
00:23:20 - One Cannot Feed Four 
00:28:10 - Whether Templates for Equality Exist In Scandinavia 
00:32:10 - And What of China and Thailand? And the ASEAN Experience? 
00:39:58 - And Yet, Inequality is Shrinking in ASEAN. Why? 
00:46:20 - Malaysia’s Next Decade: Does Inequality Shrink or Expand? 
00:57:38 - Should Policy Resemble Evolution i.e. where Only the Strong Survive? 

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At ISEAS: https://www.iseas.edu.sg/about-us/researchers/lee-hwok-aun/

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