4 June'16 - To Each His Own God: Exploring Our Faiths

Penang Institute, the public policy think tank of Penang state government is proud to host a forum...

2 June'16 - Toward an Islamic Society, NOT an Islamic State

Penang Institute, the public policy think tank of Penang state government, is proud to co-host the...

21 May'16 - Reforming Higher Education: Scholarship Or Vocationalism?

Penang Institute, the public policy think tank of the Penang state government is proud to host a f...

3 May'16 - Maqasid Syariah & Kebebasan Media di Malaysia

Penang Institute dan G25 bersempenaan dengan Hari Kebebasan Akhbar Sedunia pada 3hb Mei ini dengan...

21 May'16 - Quiet Girls Rarely make History, Riot Girls Do

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  • 4 June'16 - To Each His Own God: Exploring Our Faiths

  • 2 June'16 - Toward an Islamic Society, NOT an Islamic State

  • 21 May'16 - Reforming Higher Education: Scholarship Or Vocationalism?

  • 3 May'16 - Maqasid Syariah & Kebebasan Media di Malaysia

  • 21 May'16 - Quiet Girls Rarely make History, Riot Girls Do

economics
Economic Studies
The Economics Section undertakes active research into economics issues in Penang, Malaysia, South East Asia and Asia. We provide high impact, academically grounded, impartial and cutting edge analysis on the issues concerning the middle income trap, sustainable development and the growth of economies. We also look into business issues such as corporate governance, corporate financing and financial supervision.
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urban
Urban Studies
The Urban Studies research cluster develops research and evidence for the formulation of policy which can promote the long-term sustainable development of Penang. The thematic areas of focus; sustainable urban development, housing and transport are brought together holistically to promote more joined up policy thinking.
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Statistics
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) is a free trade agreement (FTA) which involves a variety of socioeconomic policy issues. Currently it has 12 prospective member countries: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the US and Vietnam...
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nusantara
Nusantara Studies
Nusantara Studies serves as a platform to foreground the worldview of intellectuals, literary and cultural figures and institutions of knowledge that have relevance to Penang and also have connection with the cultures of the Nusantara. Penang, which was once a very cosmopolitan meeting point of trade, culture and knowledge, was responsible for forging changes in society.
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politics
Political & Social Analysis
A diverse team of scholars trained in political science, economics, international relations, gender studies, psychology and forensic science, we work on various issues and concerns related to political institutions and socio-economic policies in Penang and Malaysia. Our current projects cover federalism, constituency redelineation, social welfare policies in Penang, marginalization of Indians in Penang, women participation in workforce and education policy. Our works are part of the larger efforts of the
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heritage
History Studies
The History Studies of the Penang Institute focuses mainly on the history and heritage research of Penang and its region. This research intends to offer new ways to understand the connections between the past and present which throws light on social, economical, cultural and political changes in Penang and its surrounding states, but also Southeast Asia as a whole.
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Bringing Books to the Public

The first library in Malaya was built in Penang, but its beginnings were uncertain. The building on the right, formerly government offices on what is today's…
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United Nations' report reaffirms Penang Institute's findings

Penang InstitutePress statement – 24 February 2016, Penang Dr Lim Kim-Hwa, Chief Executive Officer and Head of EconomicsMr Tim Niklas Schoepp, Chief Operating…
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