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Introduce decent standard of living guide for all

Mat Ghani, Gairuzazmi (2020) Introduce decent standard of living guide for all. New Straits Times, 31 July 2020.

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Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) announced a revision of the national Poverty Line Income (PLI) from RM980 to RM2,208. However, the PLI does not take into account the cost of living beyond a very basic budget. It does not take into consideration expenditures like childcare, leisure, and social activities that not only draw from a household's income but are also determining factors in a person's ability to work and endure the potential hardships associated with balancing employment and other aspects of everyday life.

Item Type: Article (Newspaper)
Additional Information: 2565/81939
Uncontrolled Keywords: cost of living ; Malaysia ; Department of Statistics Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance > HJ2005 Income and expenditure. The budget
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Economics
Depositing User: Gairuzazmi Mat Ghani
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2020 15:46
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2020 11:52
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/81939

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