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Unemployment issues and problems in Kinta, Manjung and Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaysia

Mohamed Osman, Mariana and Bachok, Syahriah and Muslim, Siti Aisyah and M Bakri, Nurul Izzati (2015) Unemployment issues and problems in Kinta, Manjung and Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaysia. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 168. pp. 389-399. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

Unemployment is one of the macroeconomic problems that signal the inefficient use of capital resource in the market. The research on unemployment in the Districts of Kinta, Manjung and Kuala Kangsar in Perak aims to identify the issues and problems related to the unemployment. A survey on 203 of respondents conducted randomly was to assess the current socio-economic condition of unemployment. Issues identified such as mismatched in location of work and availability of workers and increase of foreign worker in the local labor market. Hence, several recommendations proposed to overcome the issues of unemployment in the study.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 38430/3833
Uncontrolled Keywords: Unemployment; macroeconomic problems; issues and problems of unemployment; foreign worker
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Dr Mariana Mohamed Osman
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2014 12:21
Last Modified: 26 May 2015 10:09
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/38430

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