An analysis of social assistance in Malaysia during Covid-19

Ating, Rashid (2020) An analysis of social assistance in Malaysia during Covid-19. Strengthening Human Right and Peace Research in ASEAN/Southeast Asia (SHAPE-SEA). DOI

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Amid the outbreak of Covid-19, the Malaysian government under Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has announced two different economic stimulus packages.The first one is a total of RM250 billion ($57 billion) on March 27 2020 (ASEAN Briefing, 2020a) and the second is a stimulus package of RM10 billion ($2.3 billion) on April 6 2020 (ASEAN Briefing, 2020b). The Prihatin Rakyat Economic Stimulus program (PRIHATIN) broadly aims to provide social support in the form of cash incentives for marginalised households (MOF, 2020).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Social assistance support, COVID-19, Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Institute of Advanced Studies
Depositing User: Mr Rashid Ating
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2023 08:21
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2023 08:21

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