Think tank

Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia

JCI

Selangor, Malaysia

The Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia is an independent Malaysian think tank with a focus on key public policy concerns in Southeast Asia. The mission of JCI is to develop efficient and equitable solutions to some of the region’s most pressing development problems. Its research programme is grouped around three core areas: economic development, governance, and social progress (including education). JCI works closely with the Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development (JSC) at Sunway University for the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations in 2016.

Contact details

Website:
http://jci.edu.my/

Address:
Sunway University, No. 5, Jalan Universiti, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia

Country:
Malaysia

Sub-region:
South-Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Malaysia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1970
Age (years)
Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia
 51
Malaysia average
2021 
Global average
2021 
Founded by
Founders: Jeffrey Cheah Foundation
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Woo Wing Thye
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia
 27
Malaysia average
 17
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia
26% 
Malaysia average
29% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia
 22%
Malaysia average
 32%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia
 197
Malaysia average
 162
Global average
 6,638

Social

Likes (2019)
Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia
 762
Malaysia average
 3,731
Global average
 24,322
Subscribers (2019)
Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia
 903
Malaysia average
 1,152
Global average
 5,948

Data notes

Last updated: 28/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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