Research Team

Senior Research Fellow

DR SHANKARAN NAMBIAR

Senior Research Fellow

Dr Shankaran Nambiar is a Senior Research Fellow at the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research. He has served as a consultant for many Malaysian ministries and international organisations abroad. Dr Nambiar has published widely and actively comments on economic and geo-economic issues for various news and media outlets such as Nikkei Asian Review and Jakarta Post. He holds a PhD in Economics from Universiti Sains Malaysia.

Research Fellow

ELAYNE YEE SIEW LIN

Research Fellow

Elayne Yee Siew Lin is a Research Fellow at the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER). She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brock University in Canada. Elayne is a survey specialist and leads MIER's quarterly studies, such as the Consumer Sentiment Index and the Vistage-MIER CEO Confidence Index.

Senior Research Officers

MOHD KHAIRUL RAFIZ RAMLI

Senior Research Officer

Khairul Rafiz is currently a Senior Research Officer at the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research. He is experienced in panel data analysis, macroeconomics and international trade. He holds a Master in Economics from Universiti Putra Malaysia and also studied at Newcastle University in the UK.

Research Officers

NUR AZMILA AWANG

Research Officer

Siti Syamila is currently a Research Officer at the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Statistics from Universiti Institut Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and is experienced in data mining and logging for Input-Output analysis and other economic evaluation methods. Over the years, she has conducted many policy studies for MIER clients from the public and private sectors.

SITI SYAMILA AMIR HAMZAH

Research Officer

Siti Syamila is currently a research officer at the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research. She holds a degree in Bachelor of Statistics from Universiti Institut Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and is skilled in data mining and logging for Input-Output analysis. She has conducted many strategic development studies for MIER’s many clients over the years.

OSHO AWLI

Research Officer

Osho Awli is currently a Research Officer at MIER. He holds a degree in International Economics from the University of Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS). He specialises in research on the digital economy. He is also currently pursuing a PhD in the digital economy at UNIMAS.