A decomposition analysis for labour demand: Evidence from Malaysian manufacturing sector

Poo Bee Tin

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    Abstract

    Malaysia experienced four major phases of industrialization, with import substitution or export orientation dominating each phases alternatively. Manufacturing sector is important in Malaysia's industrial development, inducing rapid growth, technology expansion and upgrading labor skill. High growth rates and high technology expansion in these sector resulted in a substantial increase in demand for labor. Indeed, currently the economy is continuously experiencing further structural adjustments in output and employment as the degree of integration with world markets increases and changes in technology deepen. By using three Malaysian input-output tables; 1978, 1991 and 2000 input-output tables - the present study employs the popular model namely the Structural Decomposition Analysis (SDA). The result also shows that changes in the final demand structure were the major source of labor growth, dominating by domestic demand during 1978-1991 and by export demand during 1991- 2000.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)32-41
    Number of pages10
    JournalWSEAS Transactions on Business and Economics
    Volume11
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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    Demand for labor
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    Manufacturing sector
    Labor
    Import substitution
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    Industrialization
    Domestic demand
    Export demand
    World market
    Export orientation
    High technology
    Upgrading
    Structural decomposition analysis
    Industrial development

    Keywords

    • Decomposition
    • Growth and Malaysia
    • Input-output
    • Labor
    • Manufacturing

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    • Business and International Management
    • Economics and Econometrics
    • Finance

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