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JURNAL EKONOMI MALAYSIA is a Scopus indexed peer reviewed journal published by Penerbit UKM, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.The journal publishes original research articles as well as research notes, comments and book reviews on all aspects of economics, particularly those pertaining to the developing economies. These aspects are, but not confined to, monetary economics, development economics, resource economics, labour economics, international economics, Islamic economics, and the like. Articles are published 3 times per year in both English and Malay.
M. Niaz Asadullah
The Resurgence of Income Inequality in Asia-Pacific: The Role of Trade Openness, Educational Attainment and Institutional Quality
Sharon G. M. Koh, Grace H. Y. Lee, Audrey K. L. Siah
Structural Transformation, Income Inequality and Government Expenditure: Evidence from International Panel Data
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Digital Divide in Education during COVID-19 Pandemic
This study aims to examine the impact of digital divide on student outcomes using primary data. We used a sample of 233 secondary school students in the rural area of Sabah, Malaysia, during the COVID-19 pandemic from October to November 2020, about six months into student mandatory online learning. A random sampling method was employed in data collection using online questionnaire. This study adopted the two-step least squares method. We specifically measured students’ outcomes based on their perspectives of online class effectiveness and student financial constraints to attend these classes. The findings proved the existence of digital divide among students
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