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Migration and Employment in Peninsular Malaysia 1970

This article examines the migration and employment policies in Malaysia in 1970. Relationship between migrant status and employment status in a developing country; Two migration categories in Malaysia; Differences in the unemployment rates between migrants and non-migrants; Factors contributing to the low employment rates of migrants.

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Human Resource Factor Intensity and Export Structure of Singapore and Malaysia

The paper examines the impact of rising human resource ( HR ) endowments on the relative factor intensity and composition of manufactured exports of Singapore and Malaysia. Following the traditional approach, relative factor intensities are approximated by wage and non-wage value added per employee. The findings show that the manufacturing activities in both countries have become more HR intensive. While in Singapore, the HR upgrading has accompanied substantial upgrading of capital equipment, a wedge between the skill and capital upgrading appears to have developed in Malaysia. This seemingly peculiar phenomenon in Malaysia may have been due to the dominance of electronics assembling which is very capital intensive but requires little skill.

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Unemployment among Urban Youth in Peninsular Malaysia, 1970: A Multivariate Analysis of Individual and Structural Effects

Addresses the question of youth unemployment in Peninsular Malaysia. Analysis of both individual and structural determinants; Conventional economic theory of labor force development; Basic determinants of labor underutilization; Structural aspects of the economy that inhibit the employment of potential workers.

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Unemployment Trends in Peninsular Malaysia during the 1970s (1985)

Author 1 Hawley, Amos H.

Author 2 Fernandez, Dorothy

Author 3 Singh, Harbans

Examines the unemployment trends in Peninsular Malaysia during the 1970s. Reasons why economists regard unemployment as undesirable; Principal sources of information on unemployment in Malaysia; Unemployment data from 1962-1982; Determinants of interstate variation in unemployment rates in 1980. [Download]

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Unemployment Trends in Peninsular Malaysia during the 1970s.

Author 1 Harris, G.T.

Author 2 Tai Shzee Yew

Examines the unemployment trends in Peninsular Malaysia during the 1970s. Reasons why economists regard unemployment as undesirable; Principal sources of information on unemployment in Malaysia; Unemployment data from 1962-1982; Determinants of interstate variation in unemployment rates in 1980.

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