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Philippines and Poverty

Philippines
  • Capital: Manila
  • Population: 99900177
  • Size: 300000.0 Km2

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Climate extremes and resilient poverty reduction
E. Wilkinson; K. Peters / Overseas Development Institute 2015
Building resilience to climate extremes and disasters will help ensure the success of global efforts to eliminate extreme poverty. Reaching and sustaining zero extreme poverty, the first of the SDGs, requires a collective effo...
Universal social pension: feasibility in the Philippines
HelpAge International 2016
Levels of poverty, vulnerability and inequality remain high in the Philippines despite positive economic growth in recent years. Social protection is a critical tool for ensuring that growth is in-clusive, yet existing policies in the...
The Philippine social pension at four years: insights and recommendations
HelpAge International 2016
Despite relatively sustained economic growth in recent years, levels of poverty and inequality in the Philippines have remained stagnant. This brings into focus the role of the social protection system to provide stronger protection a...
Governance and urban development: case study of Metro Manila
R.G. Manasan; R.G. Mercado / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1999
This paper explains the evolution of the metropolitan organizations that have been established to oversee the development of Metro Manila, provides a survey of their responsibilities, authorities, organizational structure, financing, ...
Scenarios for economic recovery: the Philippines
M.B. Lamberte; J.T. Yap / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1999
This study reviews the economic policies and performance of the Philippine economy in the 1990s, briefly assesses the macro- and microeconomic impacts of the Asian financial crisis, describes the measures adopted by the government in ...
Beyond 2000: An assessment of infrastructure policies
R.B. Serafica / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1998
Infrastructure is a critical policy area affecting investment, productivity and equity within the aggregate strategy for attaining sustainable growth and development. A study by World Bank indicates a need between $38 to 48 billion fo...
World Trade Organization (second of two parts)
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
The Philippine entry to GATT has paved the way for trade reforms such as removal of trade restrictions. At the early stage of implementation, adjustment costs have burdened a number of economic agents including the domestic firms and ...
World Trade Organization (first of two parts)
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
The Philippine entry to GATT has paved the way for trade reforms such as removal of trade restrictions. At the early stage of implementation, adjustment costs have burdened a number of economic agents including the domestic firms and ...
Economic issueof the day: inflation
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
Many Filipino families continue to feel the burden of rising commodity prices. The hardship is aggravated when basic food items like rice, sugar, and corn have difficulty finding their way to the tables of the Mang Pandoys, especially...
Land use planning in Metro Manila and the urban fringe: implications on the land and real estate market
M. Magno-Ballesteros / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
This paper examines land use planning in Metro Manila and the urban fringe and analyses its effect on transactions in the urban land and real estate market. The analysis begins with a historical review of land use planning stra...
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