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Stewart Nixon


BEc, BPsych, MAS

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PhD programme

Economics (status: submitted)

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Topic title

The complementarity of foreign direct investment and migration policy and economic development in Australia, Malaysia and the Asia-Pacific



Malaysia 2019: Economy, Politics and Australian Relations, ABER, September 2019

Malaysia’s middling, misdirected economic management, EAFQ, pp23-27, March 2020

Global Integration Is More Important than Ever to Contain the Economic and Health Fallout and Exit the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis, World Bank, Research Policy Brief, August 2020

COVID-19 Policy isn’t ‘health versus economy’ and developed economies weren’t better prepared, Crawford School blogpost, 12 October 2020

‘FDI and Migration Policies: Regional Snapshot’ in Deepening Linkages between South and Southeast Asia, World Bank Report, 23 June 2022

Of Rice and Men: Rice Consumption-Based Estimates of Undocumented Persons in Malaysia, International Migration Review, 58(1), 5-36, March 2024 (online October 2022)


Crunch Time for Malaysia on Economic Reform, EAF/AFR, 4 November 2018

Singapore-Malaysia Relations in Troubled Waters, EAF, 30 January 2019 with Abdul Rahman Yaacob

Still a long, hard road to Malaysian prosperity, AFR/EAF Editorial, 25 March 2019

Tightening the belt and road in Malaysia, EAF, 18 April 2019

Malaysia’s myriad reform challenges await action, EAF, 23 September 2019

Can Malaysia’s stimulus package revive the economy in the absence of reform?, EAF, 5 March 2020

Malaysia beats brutal COVID-19 expectations, EAF/CNA, 30 April 2020

Malaysia succeeded in suppressing COVID-19 but here comes the harder part, CNA, 22 May 2020

COVID-19: Langkah Malaysia buka ekonomi sewajarnya dicontohi - Penganalisis ekonomi Australia, Astro Awani, 1 June 2020

Malaysia goes slow on COVID-19 reopening for good reason, CNA, 2 September 2020

Optimising Australia’s COVID-19 border policy, EAF, 4 September 2020

Handling COVID-19 isn’t a trade-off between health and economy, EAF, 2 November 2020

What struggling Malaysians need from this Budget is a stronger safety net – and higher taxes, CNA, 5 November 2020

KL-Singapore HSR termination risks Malaysia falling behind on transport connectivity, CNA, 10 January 2021

Malaysia must rethink its labour market to be truly high-income, EAF, 6 April 2021

Connecting Singapore and Malaysia without an HSR challenging but alternatives should be explored, CNA, 11 April 2021

Resurgent pandemic sparks unemployment crisis among Malaysia’s most vulnerable workers, CNA, 10 June 2021

Malaysia is down but not out, APP Policy Forum, 30 July 2021

Australia needs a diaspora census, EAF, 14 September 2021

Is Langkawi travel bubble the start of Malaysia’s broader travel reopening?, CNA, 1 October 2021

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