Philippines and Migration
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- Case study of Zamboanga City (Forced Migration Area)
- M.L.D. Barrios-Fabian / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
- In the City of Zamboanga, the increase in growth rate during the first half of the decade (1990-1995) can be attributed to the net migration rate. This plus the rapid urbanization, has brought about positive and negative results, part...
- Economic impact of international migration and remittances on Philippine households: what we thought we knew, what we need to know
- A.C. Orbeta, Jr. / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
- Several studies on the impact of international migration and remittances on household outcomes have been released recently. Many were found to have conflicting results. This paper attempts to shed light on the conflicting results by r...
- International remittances and household expenditures: the Philippine case
- A.D. Tabuga / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2007
- The inflow of international remittances to the Philippines has been recently increasing at phenomenal rates. Official data indicates that from 2001 to 2006, remittances have been growing at an average rate of over 16 percent annually....
- Motives and giving norms behind remittances: the case of Filipino overseas workers and their recipient households
- M.M. Alba; J.S.C. Sugui / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
- Literature has focused on motives to explain remittance behaviour. But as nonanonymous transfers, remittances are apt to be influenced by giving norms as well. In this paper, the authors formulate an empirical specification that takes...
- Institutions serving Philippine international labor migrants
- A. Orbeta, Jr.; M. Abrigo; M. Cabalfin / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
- This paper discusses public and private institutions that were established in the Philippines to provide services to Filipino international migrant workers. Thirty years of having explicit policy on international labor migration has r...
- The social and economic impact of Philippine international labor migration and remittances
- V. Zosa; A. Orbeta, Jr. / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
- The purpose of the paper is to summarise studies identifying the causes and effects of Philippine international labor migration and remittances and to highlight research gaps. Literature and reliability of findings that explore the ma...
- Philippine labour migration in the past 30 years: trends and prospects
- A. Orbeta, Jr.; M. Abrigo / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
- International labour migration has become an enduring feature of Philippines' development. From negligible flows occasioned by it s colonial relationship with the US at the beginning of the century, recent flows have phenome nally inc...
- Protecting Filipino transnational domestic workers: government regulations and their outcomes
- G. Battistella; M.M.B. Asis / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2011
- The migration of Filipino women to take up domestic work overseas is an extension of patterns observed in internal migration in the Philippines. Long before large scale overseas employment took root in the Philippines, domestic work w...
- Protecting vulnerable OFWs: the case of Filipino household service workers (HSWs)
- A.Jr.C. Orbeta / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2012
- The long experience of deploying large numbers of workers has earned accolade for the Philippines as a global model for managing the deployment of workers. In an attempt to improve protection of household service workers (HSWs), the G...
- Contagious migration: evidence from the Philippines
- M.R.M. Abrigo; D.A. Desierto / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2011
- Is migration contagious? Research on migrant networks suggests that individuals who have migrated outward provide valuable information to other potential migrants, thereby lowering the costs of subsequent migration. Outward mig...