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The Social Security Research Centre (SSRC) was established in March 2011 at the Faculty of Economics and Administration (FEA), University of Malaya to initiate and carry out research, teaching and dissemination of evidence-based knowledge in the area of social security, including old age financial protection in order to enhance the understanding of this critical topic to promote economic development and social cohesion in Malaysia.
 
To support the research in social security in general and old-age financial protection in particular the Employee Provident Fund (EPF) of Malaysia has graciously provided an endowment fund to create the nation’s first endowed Chair in Old Age Financial Protection (OAFPC) at University of Malaya. OAFPC has the over-riding objectives to help formulate policies to promote better social security and improve old age financial protection, and to help formulate policies to promote economic growth in an aging society for consideration by the Government of Malaysia.
 
The interest in social security and old-age financial protection is ever growing in view of an ageing population. Malaysia is also subjected to rising life expectancy and falling fertility rates, the perceived inadequacy of current social security provisions, coupled with the added fear that simply more expenditure may not be conducive to the development and growth objectives of the society. This calls for innovative policy solutions that may be inspired by international experience based on an empirical grounding in national data and analysis...::More Info::
 

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CEO Faculty Programme: Managing Provident Fund
Date: 6 December 2016 (Tuesday)
Time: 6.00 pm - 7.30 pm
Venue: Lecture Hall 3 (DK3), Faculty of Economics and Administration, UM. http://www.animatedgif.net/new/new1_e0.gifMore Info
CEO Faculty Programme: The Employees Provident Fund: Issues and Challenges
Date: 1 December 2016 (Monday)
Time: 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm
Venue: Lecture Hall 3 (DK3), Faculty of Economics and Administration, UM. http://www.animatedgif.net/new/new1_e0.gifMore Info
International Dialogue Forum on The Impact of Social Security and Economic Development Policies in Preventing Terrorism
Date: 30 November 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 9.30 a.m.
Meeting Room 3, Level 4, Chancellery Building, University Malaya.  . http://www.animatedgif.net/new/new1_e0.gif  More Info
SSRC Working Paper Series
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Call for Research Applications
SSRC welcomes prospective doctoral candidates/applicants to undertake research in a number of issues relating to Social Security in Malaysia. 
 
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