SSRC welcomes applicants to undertake research in a number of issues relating to Social Security in Malaysia.  Areas of research to include:

  • Impact of Social Security program rules on individuals’ work and retirement decisions;
  • Macroeconomic and financial effects of changes in Social Security policy on national saving, investment, and economic growth;
  • Implication of trends in Social Security, private pensions, and private saving for future retirement income security;
  • Interactions of Social Security with other public and private programs;
  • International research on pension and Social Security issues;
  • Distributional effects of proposed Social Security reforms; and
  • Impact of demographic and social change on Social Security.