Economics

This focus area aims to provide highly technical advice for achieving growth in the Perak economy with a focus on long-term strength, sustainability and inclusion.
The specific areas include:-

  • Tourism
  • Manufacturing
  • Agriculture
  • Creative economy

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Wetland Forests Mapping – A Tool For Socio-economic Development And Poverty Reduction


This study found that the main wetland forest in Perak is mangrove and freshwater swamp forest. Perak has big chunk of mangroves of about 40,887 ha mainly in Larut & Matang and Kerian Districts, however, relatively very small size of...


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Moving Forward To A Developed State Status – Economic Perspective


Perak aspires to catch up and join the ranks of developed states. As such, the Institute of Darul Ridzuan (IDR) in collaboration with University Malaya Centre of Regulatory Studies (UMCoRS) undertakes a study to map the overall economic development of...