Are emeriging South East Asian economies caught in a middle-income trap? Case Malaysia. Paradoxes in provision of higher skilled labour

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Abstract

In 1990s, emerging economies like Malaysia and Thailand expected to become high-income economies over a twenty years period but the transformation process has not been as smooth as anticipated. In particular there have been problems of providing skilled labour.
Original languageEnglish
JournalForum for Development Studies
Volume41
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)115-133
Number of pages18
ISSN0803-9410
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2014

Keywords

  • Middle-income trap

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