Study on macroeconomic factors that influence unemployment rate in Malaysia / Tunku Aimi Diyana Tunku Abdul Hamid

UNSPECIFIED (2017) Study on macroeconomic factors that influence unemployment rate in Malaysia / Tunku Aimi Diyana Tunku Abdul Hamid. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

This study sought to explores the determinant factors affecting unemployment rate in Malaysia over the period of 1985 until 2015. The data series of variable Inflation Rate (CPI), Oil Price Volatility (CPO), Exchange Rate (ER) are to measure their relationship with Unemployment Rate (UR) using time series analysis. Moreover, this study attempts to examine the best model using Multiple Linear Regressions (MLR). The findings indicate that there is a significant negative relationship between Inflation Rate (CPI) and Unemployment Rate (UR). There is also a significant positive relationship between Oil Price Volatility(CPO) and Unemployment Rate (UR). However, study indicates that relationship between Exchange Rate (ER) and Unemployment Rate are insignificant positive relationship.

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Item Type: Student Project
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Bandaraya Melaka Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Keywords: Macroeconomic; Unemployment rate; Malaysia
Date: 2017
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/17305
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