Congrats to our 3rd Distinguished Professor

Congratulations to Prof Dr Rajah Rasiah who has been conferred ‘Distinguished Professor’ or ‘Profesor Ulung’ by the Malaysian Government through the Ministry of Higher Education this morning. Prof Dr Rajah, who obtained his doctorate in Economics from Cambridge University in 1992 was the first holder of the Khazanah Nasional Chair of Regulatory Studies, and served as Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya in 2009-2010 and 2013-2014. He is a member of the GLOBELICS Scientific Board, and an advisory member of the Industrial Development Research Centre, Zhejiang University, professorial fellow at UNU-MERIT, senior research associate at the Technology and Management Centre for Development (TMCD) at Oxford University.

His policy-oriented work includes research in several countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Among the major contributions he has made for the benefit of society include the conceptualization of technology, and its link to development, and methodologies designed to capture clustering, technological capabilities and industrial policies. In recognition of his competence the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, World Bank, International Labour Organization, the World Intellectual Property Organization, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, United Nations Development Programme, the Asian Development Bank and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia have commissioned the writing of several reports for guiding industrial policy in the developing economies. He was also one of the principal authors of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization’s (UNIDO) 2009 flagship report, and one of the editors of the 2015 UNESCO Science Report. His research and policy work has produced over 280 publications in international journals and prestigious press.

Below are some of his written works which are available in the library :

  1. Foreign ownership and technological intensities in Ugandan manufacturing / Rajah Rasiah.
    Local LC Call No.5 IJIE
    Publication 2009.
    General Note PPZ. Majalah Malaysiana.
    Reference SOURCE: International Journal of Institutions and Economies 1.1 (Special Issue Apr 2009): 79-105.
  2. Industrial clustering of electronics firms in Indonesia and Malaysia / Rajah Rasiah.
    Local LC Call No. HC441 Pro
    Publication
    General Note UMM.
    Reference SOURCE: Production networks and industrial clusters : integrating economies in Southeast Asia, edited by Ikuo Kuroiwa, Toh Mun Heng (Singapore : ISEAS Pub., 2008), 127-157.
  3. Is the Malaysian manufacturing sector facing premature deindustrialization? / Rajah Rasiah.
    Local LC Call No.5 NEOC
    Publication 2008.
    General Note PPZ. Koleksi Persidangan.
    Reference SOURCE: National Economic Outlook Conference 2009/2010 (2-3 Dec 2008 : Kuala Lumpur), Paper 8 (19p.)
  4. Where is the Malaysian economy headed? / Rajah Rasiah.
    Local LC Call No.8 A8ROF 2008
    Publication 2008.
    General Note PPZ. Koleksi Persidangan.
    Reference SOURCE: Regional Outlook Forum 2008 (7-8 Jan 2008 : Singapore), Paper 8 (9p.)
  5. Electronics clustering and technological intensities in Indonesia and Malaysia / Rajah Rasiah.
    Local LC Call No.5 ASIALICSI
    Publication 2008.
    General Note PPZ. Koleksi Persidangan.
    Reference SOURCE: ASIALICS International Conference (5th : 2-4 Apr 2008 : Bangalore), Paper 1 (31p.)
  6. Drivers of growth and poverty reduction in Malaysia : government policy, export manufacturing and foreign direct investment / Rajah Rasiah.
    Local LC Call No. HC497 M2KEM
    Publication 2008
    General Note PPZ. Majalah Malaysiana.
    Reference SOURCE: Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies 45.1 (2008): [21]-44.
  7. China’s catch-up trajectory : multiple technology paths to the frontier / Rajah Rasiah.
    Local LC Call No. HF1604 ICCWWC
    Publication 2007
    General Note PPZ. Koleksi Persidangan.
    Reference SOURCE:International Conference on “China in the World, the World in China” (5-6 Aug 2007 : Kuala Lumpur), Paper 8 (15p.)
  8. Export-oriented electronics manufacturing in Southeast Asia / Rajah Rasiah.
    Publication 2006
    General Note PPZ. Koleksi Persidangan.
    Reference SOURCE: International Conference on Learning, Innovation and Competitiveness : Achieving Social Welfare Through Sustainable Manufacturing in Southeast Asia (14-15 Jun 2006 : Kuala Lumpur) : Paper 1 (19p.)
  9. Development of palm oil and related products in Malaysia and Indonesia / Rajah Rasiah and Azmi Shahrin.
    Publication 2006
    General Note PPZ. Koleksi Persidangan.
    Reference SOURCE: International Conference on Learning, Innovation and Competitiveness : Achieving Social Welfare Through Sustainable Manufacturing in Southeast Asia (14-15 Jun 2006 : Kuala Lumpur) : Paper 3 (55p.)
  10. Technological intensities and economic performance : a comparison of foreign and local electronics manufacturing firms in Malaysia / Rajah Rasiah and Asokkumar Malakolunthu.
    Publication 2007
    General Note PPZ. Koleksi Persidangan.
    Reference SOURCE : National Economic Outlook 2006-2007 Conference (6-7 Dec 2005 : Kuala Lumpur) : Paper 5 (20p.)
  11. Human capital development and knowledge flows : the experience of the electronics industry in Penang and Kelang Valley / Rajah Rasiah.
    Local LC Call No.6 A8FTR
    Publication 2005.
    General Note PPZ. Koleksi Persidangan.
    Reference SOURCE: Forum Tun Razak (29-30 Mar 2005: Kuala Lumpur) / edited by Nungsari Ahmad Radhi (Kuala Lumpur : Yayasan Tun Razak, 2005), 153-195.
  12. Technological intensities and economic performance : a comparison of foreign and local electronics firms in Malaysia / Rajah Rasiah dan Asokkumar Malaikolunthu.
    Publication 2005
    General Note PPZ. Koleksi Persidangan.
    Reference SOURCE: International Conference on Foreign Direct Investment and Technology Transfer in East Asia (1-3 September 2005 : Kuala Lumpur).
  13. Foreign firms, technological capabilities and economic performance : evidence from Africa, Asia and Latin America / Rajah Rasiah ; with contributions from Geoffrey G. Gachino … [et al.].
    ISBN 9781843769866
    Local LC Call No. HF4055 Ras
    Publication Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar, c2004.
    Physical Description x, 225 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  14. Technological intensities in East and Southeast Asian electronics firms : does network strength matter? / Rajah Rasiah.
    Publication 2004
    Physical Description a433-455 p. ; 30 cm.
    General Note Extracted from: Oxford development studies, vol. 32, no. 3, Septermber 2004.
  15. Investment and trade : how should Malaysia prepare for the Cancun Meeting / Rajah Rasiah.
    Publication 2003
    General Note PPZ. koleksi persidangan.
    Reference SOURCE: UNDP ATI/UM/MIER Conference on Investment, Energy and Environmental Services at Cancun : Promoting Human Development in WTO Negotiations (7-8 Aug 2003 : Kuala Lumpur) : Vol.1 Paper 14 (14p.)
  16. Manufacturing export growth in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand / Rajah Rasiah.
    Local LC Call No. HC441 Sou
    Publication 2003
    General Note UMM
    Reference SOURCE: Southeast Asian paper tigers? : from miracle to debacle and beyond, edited by Jomo, K.S. (London : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003) : 19-80.
  17. Systematic coordination and human capital development : knowledge flows in Malaysia’s MNC-driven electronics clusters / Rajah Rasiah.
    Publication Maastricht : United Nations University, Institute for New Technologies, 2002.
    Physical Description 56 p. ; 30 cm.
    Series UNU/INTECH discussion papers ; 2002-7
  18. Labour and work organisation in Malaysia’s Proton / Rajah Rasiah.
    Local LC Call No.5 Org
    Publication 2001.
    General Note UMM.
    Reference SOURCE: Organising labour in globalising Asia, edited by Jane Hutchison and Andrew Brown (London : Routledge, 2001), 90-107.
  19. Government-business coordination and small business performance in the machine tools sector in Malaysia / Rajah Rasiah.
    Publication Washington, D.C. : The World Bank, 2001.
    Physical Description v, 23 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.
  20. International portfolio equity flows and the financial crisis in Malaysia / Rajah Rasiah.
    Local LC Call No. JCA
    Publication 2000.
    General Note UMM. Koleksi Majalah.
    Reference SOURCE: Journal of Contemporary Asia 30.3 (2000): 369-401.
  21. Understanding manufacturing-related WTO instruments : implications for Malaysian manufacturing / Rajah Rasiah.
    Local LC Call No.5 ICGWTONTA
    Publication 2000.
    General Note PPZ. koleksi persidangan.
    Reference SOURCE: International Conference on Globalisation, WTO & the New Trade Agenda (16-19 Oct 2000 : Kuala Lumpur) : Vol.1 Paper 4 (11p.)
  22. AFTA and the Cambodian labor market / Rajah Rasiah.
    Publication Phnom Penh : Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, 2000.
    Production Phnom Penh : Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, 2000.
    Physical Description 45 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
  23. Globalisasi dan pertumbuhan ekonomi : implikasi terhadap pembentukan dasar ekonomi / Rajah Rasiah.
    Local LC Call No. HD73 SPEPN
    Publication
    General Note PPZ. koleksi persidangan. Koleksi persidangan FEP-FPP
    Reference SOURCE: Seminar Pembangunan Ekonomi dan Perpaduan Nasional : Realiti, Cabaran dan Harapan (19-20 Apr 1999 : Kuala Lumpur) : Paper 2 (4p.)
  24. Government-business co-ordination and the development of Eng Hardware / Rajah Rasiah.
    Local LC Call No.5 Z9H53Ind
    Publication 1999.
    General Note UMM.
    Reference SOURCE: Industrial technology development in Malaysia : industry and firm studies, edited by Jomo K.S., Greg Felker and Rajah Rasiah (London : Routledge, 1999), 231-246.
    Corporate Subject Eng Hardware.
  25. Technology transfer : adaptation for change / Rajah Rasiah, Hamri Tuah [and] Rujhan Mustafa.
    Publication 1999
    General Note PPZ. koleksi persidangan. Koleksi persidangan FEP-FPP.
    Reference SOURCE: Seminar on Sarawak’s Economy in the New Millennium (13-14 Jul 1999 : Kuching) : Paper 4 (21p.)

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