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A glimpse at the school dropout problem
A.C. Orbeta Jr., / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2010
Dropouts may appear small in number but they are preponderant among the poor which thereupon turns the wheels of intergenerational transmission of poverty against them. At the personal level, dropping out of school will mean consignin...
How can government increase R&D activities in the Philippines?
K..G. Gonzales; J.T. Yap / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2011
Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) collaborated with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in the last quarter of 2009 to undertake a study focusing on the identification of factors that drive multinational ...
Understanding the extent, composition, and characteristics of the poor
Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2011
The 2010 Philippine Millennium Development Goal (MDG) Report noted that the country has been posting a medium rate of progress in terms of meeting the MDG target for poverty reduction. At this stage, the country has recently been chal...
Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program and school attendance: early indications of success
R.G. Manasan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2011
Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (the 4Ps) is a conditional cash transfer programme that aims to improve the living conditions of poor households while at the same time encouraging them to increase their investments on the educatio...
About Global AgeWatch Index 2014: insight report
HelpAge International, 2014
The Global AgeWatch Index has been created because of the overall lack of information on ageing combined with poor understanding of the effects of ageing on exclusion and marginalisation in services such as health care, education, tra...
Where are the poor employed? Profiling the working poor
C.M. Reyes; C.D. Mina / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013
Inclusive growth is one of the most popular topics nowadays in economic and development discourses about the Philippines partly because it remains an elusive goal for the country. One of the primary reasons for the non-inclusivity of ...
Urgent: a road map for agro-industrial development in the Philippines
R.M. Briones; I.M.R. Galang / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013
The Philippines is at the cusp of a high and hopefully prolonged growth phase. However, the ability of this growth to deliver sustained creation of jobs and reduction of poverty has been questioned. This Policy Note argues ...
Explaining the large disparities in health in the Philippines
Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013
Despite the complexity and challenges in attribution of what causes good or ill health, this policy note argues that there are obvious key factors that can explain health disparities between the poor and the nonpoor in the Philippines...
Opportunities for making health financing and services more inclusive in the Philippines
Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013
Growth does not automatically translate to more inclusive health services. Traditional trickle-down economics is too hopeful as a prescription for the reduction of poverty and social inequity. While growth may be a necessary condition...
The puzzle of economic growth and stalled health improvement in the Philippines
Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013
The Philippine economy has grown respectably in the past few years, but the overall health status indicators have not markedly improved commensurate with that growth. This Policy Note provides an overview of the puzzle of econo...
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A glimpse at the school dropout problem
A.C. Orbeta Jr., / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2010
Dropouts may appear small in number but they are preponderant among the poor which thereupon turns the wheels of intergenerational transmission of poverty against them. At the personal level, dropping out of school will mean consignin...
How can government increase R&D activities in the Philippines?
K..G. Gonzales; J.T. Yap / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2011
Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) collaborated with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in the last quarter of 2009 to undertake a study focusing on the identification of factors that drive multinational ...
Understanding the extent, composition, and characteristics of the poor
Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2011
The 2010 Philippine Millennium Development Goal (MDG) Report noted that the country has been posting a medium rate of progress in terms of meeting the MDG target for poverty reduction. At this stage, the country has recently been chal...
Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program and school attendance: early indications of success
R.G. Manasan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2011
Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (the 4Ps) is a conditional cash transfer programme that aims to improve the living conditions of poor households while at the same time encouraging them to increase their investments on the educatio...
About Global AgeWatch Index 2014: insight report
HelpAge International, 2014
The Global AgeWatch Index has been created because of the overall lack of information on ageing combined with poor understanding of the effects of ageing on exclusion and marginalisation in services such as health care, education, tra...
Where are the poor employed? Profiling the working poor
C.M. Reyes; C.D. Mina / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013
Inclusive growth is one of the most popular topics nowadays in economic and development discourses about the Philippines partly because it remains an elusive goal for the country. One of the primary reasons for the non-inclusivity of ...
Urgent: a road map for agro-industrial development in the Philippines
R.M. Briones; I.M.R. Galang / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013
The Philippines is at the cusp of a high and hopefully prolonged growth phase. However, the ability of this growth to deliver sustained creation of jobs and reduction of poverty has been questioned. This Policy Note argues ...
Explaining the large disparities in health in the Philippines
Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013
Despite the complexity and challenges in attribution of what causes good or ill health, this policy note argues that there are obvious key factors that can explain health disparities between the poor and the nonpoor in the Philippines...
Opportunities for making health financing and services more inclusive in the Philippines
Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013
Growth does not automatically translate to more inclusive health services. Traditional trickle-down economics is too hopeful as a prescription for the reduction of poverty and social inequity. While growth may be a necessary condition...
The puzzle of economic growth and stalled health improvement in the Philippines
Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013
The Philippine economy has grown respectably in the past few years, but the overall health status indicators have not markedly improved commensurate with that growth. This Policy Note provides an overview of the puzzle of econo...
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Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) unites Australia’s non-government aid and international development organisations to strengthen their collective impact against poverty.
Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA)
The Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) is a global alliance and an initiative of the European Union (EU), launched in 2007 and coordinated by the European Commission (EC), aimed at strengthening dialogue and cooperation on climate change with developing countries most vulnerable to climate change and supporting their efforts to develop and implement adaptation and mitigation responses. It fo...
Making All Voices Count (MAVC)
Making All Voices Count is a global initiative that supports innovation, scaling, and research to deepen existing innovations and help harness new technologies to enable citizen engagement and government responsiveness. This Grand Challenge focuses global attention on creative and cutting-edge solutions, including those that use mobile and web technology, to ensure the voices of all cit...
Arc Finance
Arc Finance is a global non-profit that brings together practitioners, funders, pro-poor enterprises, and end-users to develop solutions for access to finance for clean energy and water.
Development Ideas
Development Ideas is a space for thinkers and practitioners to learn, share and debate about international development—its origins, how it has changed and spread over time, and how it may evolve. The group have published an essential reference book for scholars, graduate students, practitioners and policy-makers: International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects  in...
Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa (IRIBA)
Brazil has emerged as a globally significant economic power in the last decade, combining accelerated growth with falling poverty and inequality. This achievement is globally recognised – nowhere more so than among the emerging economies in Africa. This DFID-funded research programme, based at the University of Manchester brings together an international team of researchers, exami...
Development Support Center (DSC)
Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
African Centre for Cities (ACC)
The African Centre for Cities (ACC) is an interdisciplinary research and teaching programme focussed on the dynamics of unsustainable urbanisation processes in Africa, with an eye on identifying systemic responses.
Sustainable Development 2015 (SD2015)
The Sustainable Development 2015 website provides the latest news, information and expert analysis around the global decision-making process to define a new set of global goals to eradicate poverty through sustainable development, known as the post-2015 development agenda. The website forms part of a wider multi-stakeholder engagement programme run by Stakeholder Forum and CIVICUS, in c...
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