Old-age financial protection in Malaysia: Challenges and options
Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
Subject: social security | O16 | H55 | annuities | Employees Provident Fund, social security, reform options, annuities | J14 | employees provident fund | reform options
jel: jel:O16 | jel:H55 | jel:J14
This policy paper presents key findings and suggestions on Malaysia's old-age financial protection system within the context of the country's broader social security framework. The trademark policy approach focusing on job creation instead of expanding social security p... View more
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