The Ungku Aziz Centre for Development Studies, previously known as the Centre for Poverty and Development Studies (CPDS), is created to facilitate the activities of The Royal Professor Ungku Aziz Chair (RPUAC). The RPUA Chair was established at the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya to honor the contributions of Professor Ungku Aziz in the field of education and economic development especially rural development and poverty. Since 2016, the Centre has undertaken steps to develop and further expand the field of development studies to reflect its interdisciplinary nature, to attract a wider participation, to engage young minds and to go beyond a mono-disciplinary approach to development. The defining pillars of the Ungku Aziz Centre for Development Studies represents the Centre’s evolution and the dynamism of the field of study.
“Economics of Climate Change: Global to ASEAN and Malaysian Perspective” by Dr. Rawshan Ara Begum
“Are Poor Individuals Mainly Found in Poor Households?” by Dr. Dominique Van De Walle
“Nutrition, Religion, and Widowhood” by Dr. Dominique Van De Walle
“Revisiting Poverty Measurement” by Professor Martin Ravallion
“Marital Shocks and Women’s Welfare” by Dr. Dominique Van De Walle
Ungku Aziz Research Grant 2017/2018 Workshop
Application For CPDS Research Grant (CPDSRG) 2018/2019
Deadline: 30th April 2018
Research & Publications
Ungku Aziz Centre for Development Studies (previously known as Centre for Poverty and Development Studies) was set up at Faculty of Economics & Administration, University of Malaya as a reference point for academic work, research and consultancy for poverty and rural development serving the academic community, the general public, policy makers and the international community.