Searching with a thematic focus on Governance in Philippines
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- DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2001This paper discusses key operational concepts involved in a payment system and describes the emerging payment systems in industrialised countries. This gives developing countries, like the Philippines, a preview of the likely evolution of their payment systems in the next few years as they deepen the integration of their economies with the rest of the world.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2001This study examines benefits of rent control law in Metro Manila. The results show that rent control benefits are conditional to occupying a rent-controlled unit and on tenure. The benefits of rent control are found positive.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2009As the barangay is considered to be the local government unit closest to the people in terms of access and proximity, its role in local service delivery cannot be undermined.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2009While there have been attempts aimed at improving education in the Philippines, the question remain, why have these frameworks and the programmes they ushered not succeeded in transforming the country's education landscape? Further, why are the analyses of the dismal state of Philippine education tiresome in their repetition year after year?DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2009With the legislation of the Local Government Code (LGC) in 1991, the responsibility of delivering health care services was transferred from the Department of Health (DOH) to the local government units (LGUs).Document1999By 2020, it is estimated that more than half of the population of developing countries would be urban-based. The demographic shift implies an increased demand for urban transport, water and wastewater services, basic education and health, sanitation and waste disposal facilities. Clearly, urban growth has further increased the demand for basic infrastructure.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2001This policy note discusses major forms of water (and sanitation) services provided for the urban poor in the Philippines, highlighting the public-private-community partnerships forged in the process and the role of each partner, and drawing some lessons for improvement and replication in other areas.Document
Land reform and changes in land ownership concentration: evidence from rice-growing villages in the PhilippinesPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2006Land reform has been the main policy response of government to correct the sharp inequalities in the distribution of land ownership in the Philippines. The historical records show that the process of disposal of State lands has heavily favored households with economic and political power.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2010This policy note looks into the current two-tiered system of water governance in the Philippines.Document
CARP institutional assessment in a post-2008 transition scenario: toward a new rural development architecturePhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2008The main objective of the paper is to explore possible institutional arrangements among the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), Philippines, implementing agencies in a post-2008 transition scenario for CARP.