Benedict Weerasena

Benedict Weerasena is an economist attached to Bait Al-Amanah (House of Trust), a Malaysian political think-tank, where he analyses economic development policies. Benedict previously worked with the National Higher Education Research Institute (IPPTN), researching on university autonomy and shadow education. His research interests include development economics, public finance, behavioural economics, international political economy and education policy. Benedict is a recipient of the Conference of Rulers’ Royal Education Award Malaysia.