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Global study on child poverty and disparities: the case of the Philippines
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2010
In a country where poverty is prevalent, a significant number of children are likely to be illiterate, malnourished, and prone to abuse and physical violence. The Philippines is no different. Using known indicators on education, socia...
Microfinance approach to housing: The community mortgage program
F.C.Q. Cacnio / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2001
The paper provides an assessment of the Community Mortgage Program as a government-housing program for households belonging to the lowest income deciles. The assessment was carried out using the case study approach. Four CMP communiti...
Poverty profile of the Philippines
C.M. Reyes / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2001
Poverty incidence has been declining in the Philippines over the past 10 years. However, with the advent of the Asian crisis in 1997, there was a reversal in poverty trends. Estimates indicate that the headcount index has gone up to 4...
Impact of children on household savings in the Philippines
A. Orbeta / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2005
This paper examines the relationship between household savings and family size. Household savings are important indicators of family welfare, not only in terms of a household's investment and income generation prospects, but also, and...
Impact assessment of national and regional policies using the Philippine Regional General Equilibrium Model (PRGEM)
R.M. Briones 2009
For the Philippines, quantitative policy analysis should incorporate regional differences in welfare and economic structure, which arise partly from geographic constraints. However, existing CGE models offer limited analysis of region...
Analysis of the impact of changes in the prices of rice and fuel on poverty in the Philippines
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
This study aims to assess the impact of rising prices of rice and fuel on poverty in the Philippines. In particular, the variations in the potential effects among different group of households were analyzed using household level data....
Estimation of the food poverty line
J.R. Albert; W. Molano / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
The measurement of poverty essentially hinges on choosing a welfare indicator, and setting a poverty line, i.e. a minimum value of the welfare indicator that households (or persons) must have to fulfill their basic needs. In developin...
Some statistical dimensions in the generation of Philippine poverty statistics
A.Y. Pacificador, Jr. / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
This paper presents some statistical issues and possible solutions in the estimation of Philippine Poverty Statistics based on the official methodology adopted. In particular, the paper shows the effect of survey weights used in the e...
Small Area Estimation of poverty statistics
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
In response to high demands for lower level poverty estimates, the National Statistical Coordination Board releases provincial estimates, in addition to the national and regional, starting with the 1997 FIES. However, estimates of the...
Issues on the Official Poverty Estimation Methodology in the Philippines: comparability of estimates across space and over time
L.G.S. Bernales / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
In December 2000, the Philippines' NSCB Executive Board approved the resolution that provided for the computation of subsistence and poverty thresholds on an annual basis. Official poverty statistics were then available at the nationa...
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Poverty and agriculture in the Philippines: trends in income poverty and distribution
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2012
Poverty incidence in the Philippines is rising based on the national official data released by the National Statistical Coordination Board. Poverty incidence among population rose from 24.9 percent in 2003 to 26.4 percent in 2006 and ...
Value addition: the way of the future for Philippine mining
D.C. Israel / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2011
This policy note reviews the Philippine mining sector with the objectives of a) determining if there are preliminary indications at this point that the sector has economically benefited from the legalisation of the mining act; b)...
Filipino elderly living arrangements, work activity, and labor income as old-age support
J.M.I.S. Salmon; M.R.M. Abrigo; R.H. Racelis / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2012
Results from the 2007 National Transfer Accounts (NTA) for the Philippines showed that consumption of the elderly 58 years and older, the elderly (lifecycle) deficit age group, is financed only partly from own earnings. That is, ...
Philippines 2007 National Transfer Accounts: financing consumption and lifecycle deficit by income group
J.M.I.S. Salas; M.R.M. Abrigo; R.H. Racelis 2012
The NTA flow accounts for the Philippines for the year 2007 include not only national level estimates but also estimates by income group. Three income groups are defined, referred to as income terciles. This paper examines the financi...
Philippines 2007 National Transfer Accounts: consumption, income, and intergenerational reallocation of resources - revised estimates
J.M.I.S. Salas; M.R.M. Abrigo; R.H. Racelis / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2012
This paper describes the revised national level estimates of the 2007 Philippines NTA. The differences between the previous and the revised 2007 Philippines NTA Flow Accounts estimates are due to the change in the treatment of oversea...
Children suffer from multiple dimensions of poverty
A.D. Tabuga; C.M. Reyes / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2010
Aside from the rising income poverty, about half (44%) of all Filipino children are living in poverty. The lack of income can have more adverse impacts on them because unlike adults, children are still in certain developmental stages ...
Proliferation of street children: a threat to the MDGs
J.S. Cuenca 2010
The abundance of street children in major cities in the country does not sit well with the country’s commitment to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Street children are everywhere, especially in urban areas. In the contex...
Schooling disparities: an early life lever for better (or worse) equity in the future
A.Jr.C. Orbeta / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2010
Schooling disparities get translated into income and other social disparities. Inequities, in turn, are known to lead to (a) wasted productive potential and inefficient allocation of resources; and (b) impaired institutional developme...
A generalized exactly additive decomposition of aggregate labor productivity growth
J.C. Dumagan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2011
Aggregate labor productivity (ALP) growth--i.e., growth of output per unit of labor--may be decomposed into additive contributions due to within-sector productivity growth effect, dynamic structural reallocation effect (Baumol effect)...
A note on economic growth, inequality, and poverty in the Philippines
C.M. Reyes; A.D. Tabuga / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2011
Notable literature on the poverty and growth nexus for the Philippines point out that growth alone is not sufficient to lift the poor out of poverty. It was noted that the country’s “growth elasticity” of poverty red...
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Poverty Elimination Programme, UNDP
Part of the work of the Social Development and Poverty Elimination Programme (SEPED). Aims at providing catalytic support to country anti-poverty efforts by: (1) raising public awareness of the extent, distribution and causes of poverty, and creating political space for a debate on national development priorities; (2) strengthening the capacity of government agencies and civil society to gathe...
Comparative Study of European Aid for Poverty Reduction
Research project aiming to assess the contribution of (and coordination between) ten EU Member States and the European Commission in aid programmes directed at poverty reduction. WWW site has information on the programme and full text of (some) of its publications.
Sustainable Banking with the Poor ,World Bank (SBP)
Project aiming to help improve the ability of donors, governments, and practitioners to build sustainable financial institutions that effectively reach the poor. The project website is no longer available although most of the project outputs can still be accessed from the Microfinance Gateway and elsewhere. Following the 'publisher' link below will now take you to the microfinance gateway...
Institute for Research on Poverty, USA (IRP)
Research centre at the University of Wisconsin-Madison focusing on the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the USA WWW site has information on programmes and links to other (mostly US related) sites.
Poverty Research Unit, Sussex (PRUS)
Multidisciplinary, cross-campus research centre based at the University of Sussex undertaking research on poverty and its reduction in both developing and industrialised countries. Publications include a quarterly printed newsletter (available on WWW site) and working paper series.
Poverty Lines, World Bank
Newsletter summarising World Bank research on poverty. Mostly summaries of work appearing as LSMS working papers (see separate entry). Available in print and on the World Bank WWW site.
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)
UN-HABITAT aims to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. It's website provides access to a host of information, from publications, country-level operational activities, programme details and campaigns.
Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest (CGAP)
Multi-donor organisation, coordinated by the World Bank. Aims to address poverty through the support of micro-finance programmes. WWW site has information on the programme, full text of short-note series (Focus), occasional papers and newsletter.
Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP)
CROP was established by the International Social Science Council in 1992. It is a world-wide network of researchers and experts on poverty. The aim of the Programme is to establish a common arena for interdisciplinary and comparative research on poverty in developed and developing countries. CROP organises regional workshops, symposia and international conferences, promotes joint research project...
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