Philippines and Finance policy
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- The BLDS finance collection
- Search for the latest finance-related print documents on this country from the British Library for Development Studies collection
- Text me ten Pesos: mobile banking in rural Phillipines
- J. Owens; C. Balingit / Microfinance Gateway, CGAP 2007
- With just one text message rural Filipinos can now withdraw and use their money without having to travel to the bank branch. This concise article discusses an innovative project that uses mobile phone banking to reach rural micro-entr...
- Is Philippine agricultural expenditure fulfilling its potential?
- World Bank Publications 2007
- This document presents the Agriculture Public Expenditure Review (AgPER), a document which assesses the ways of increasing the impact of public expenditures on broad-based agricultural growth in the Philippines. Key points...
- Mobile-phone commerce innovation in the Philippines
- S. Mendes; E. Alampay; E. Soriano; C. Soriano / Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency 2007
- The Philippines are a leader in the use of mobile telephones for access to a range of services from m-Banking to m-Education and m-Governance. The Phillipines experience shows that it is possible to increase access to m...
- Factors restricting the expansion of the supply chain in IT and business process services
- M. Engman / Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007
- This paper examines the expansion of international supply chains and the rise of China, the Czech Republic, India and the Philippines as exporters of business process services (BPS) and information technology services (ITS). The autho...
- Using cluster analysis to derive a cut-off point for underemployment in Asia
- G. Suguyarto / Asian Development Bank 2007
- This paper examines how the cut-off point used in determining underemployment can be very critical in the resulting indicator and therefore in its policy implications. The author argues that since many workers work around the cut-off ...
- How to increase Asian FDI to Africa: case studies from Botswana, Ghana, Madagascar, Mozambique and Tanzania
- M. Fujita; G. Liang; P. Mallampally; A. Miroux / United Nations [UN] Conference on Trade and Development 2007
- How might African countries attract a greater proportion of Asian foreign direct investment (FDI)? This book first looks for answers to this question through an examination of the role that FDI played in both the successful economic d...
- How can civil society and audit institutions collaborate in holding governments accountable?
- V. Ramkumar / International Budget Partnership 2007
- Civil society organisations are increasingly undertaking innovative actions designed to hold governments accountable for the use of public resources. The paper gives concrete examples of civil society particip...
- Assessing monetary policy effects in the Philippines
- V. B. Bayangos / Institute of Social Studies, Netherlands 2006
- The relationship between exchange rates and interest rates are unpredictable. However, under some standard assumptions, interest rates can be adjusted to smooth nominal exchange rate movements at the expense of increased volatility in...
- Are economic migrants more motivated more by life-time earnings considerations, or by the desire to save enough to invest back home?
- D. Yang / National Bureau of Economic Research, USA 2006
- Economic models of migration behaviour have sought to explain why migrants might return to a poorer home country. Models suggest that some migrants are motivated by the desire to earn more over their lifetime in the host country, whil...
- Priorities for research into rural finance in the Philippines
- G.M. Llanto / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
- Despite a shift towards market-oriented financial policies which aim to increase the flow of credit in rural areas in the Philippines, these areas continue to suffer from limited access to financial services. Policymakers face the cha...