SWRC Flagship Projects

Malaysia Ageing and Retirement Survey Wave 2

Reference Budget for Malaysian Households (myRB)

Ongoing Research Projects

Challenges and Opportunities of Population Aging in Asia: Improving Data and Analysis for Healthy and Productive Aging - Malaysia Survey (ADB)

Health Capacity to Work among Older Persons in Developing Asia (ADB)

WHO Systematic Review of Functional Ability Measures - Ability to Learn, Grow and Make Decision

Construction of the Malaysia Active Ageing Index - A Tool for Measuring and Monitoring Active Ageing

Examining I-Lestari and I-Sinar Withdrawals among EPF Members Amidst Covid-19

Firms’ Wage Adjustment in Response Towards Crisis

Development of National Toolkit for Monitoring Healthy Ageing

Applications of BelanjawanKu as Indicator for Personal Financial Well-Being

Linking Elder Financial Abuse with Premature Mortality

Empirical Assessment of Economic and Social Well-being after Retirement : A Proposal for Enhancing Well-being and Retirement Age Extension Consideration

Completed Research Projects

Malaysian Informal Sector: How Are They Protected Against Main Contingencies

Financial Literacy of Malaysian Young Working Adults: Knowledge, Attitude and Behavior

Post MDGs and Beyond: Lessons and Policy Challenges for Malaysia and ASEAN Countries

Influence of time perspective, perceived moral obligation and financial competence on decision to plan financially for retirement

Cost Benefit Analysis of Return-to-Work by SOCSO

Chapter 7: Evaluating A Return to Work Programme. SOSCO RTW Programme in Malaysia – A Journey Through a Decade A Handbook 2016.

  Factors Related to Successful Return to Work Following Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation (2017), Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine; 49: 520–525

Return-to-Work Program for Injured Workers: Factors of Successful Return to Employment (2016), Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health 28(8): 694–702

 Work Related Injury and Illness: Exploring the Return-To-Work Program In Malaysia (2016), Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health 46(6): 1124-1133


EPF Sample Data : Cleaning, Processing and Initial Analysis

  SSRC Working Paper Series No. 2016-1: Employees Provident Fund Data for Evidence-based Social Protection Policies in Malaysia.

Understanding Ageing and Retirement in Malaysia: An Exploratory Study

Savings Adequacy among Retirees in Malaysia: Issues and Options

SSRC Working Paper Series No. 2016-2: Savings Adequacy Assessment: The Case of Malaysian Employees Provident Fund Members

The Welfare of the Elderly: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Saidatulakmal Mohd, Abdelhak Senadjki & Norma Mansor (2016). Living Arrangements of Elderly: Evidence from Household Income Expenditure Survey [link]

Saidatulakmal Mohd, Abdelhak Senadjki & Norma Mansor (2016). Trends of Poverty among Elderly: Evidence from Household Income Survey. Journal of Poverty, DOI: 10.1080/10875549.2016.1186779

Closing the Coverage Gap for Old Age Protection in Malaysia: The Case for Universal Social Pensions

Saidatulakmal Mohd, Norma Mansor, Halimah Awang and Shamsulbahriah Ku Ahmad (2015). Population Ageing, Poverty and Social Pension in Revisiting Malaysia’s Population and Development Nexus: The Past in its Future. Tey Nai Peng, Cheong Kee Cheok, Rajah Rasiah (Eds.). 155-174. UM Press.

Stock Take on Players, Available Products and Databases on Social Security in Malaysia

SSRC Working Paper Series No. 2014-2: Social Security in Malaysia: Stock-take on Players, Available Products and Databases [link]