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    Key indicators for public expenditures in agriculture, natural resources and the environment

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2000
    This paper develops key performance indicators of public expenditure allocation for monitoring and evaluating the implementation of the Medium-Term Philippine Development Plan (MTPDP) with respect to the agriculture, natural resource and environment (ANRE) sector.
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    Human resource aspect in the Medium-Term National Action Agenda for Productivity (MNAAP)

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2000
     
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    Housing policy, strategy and recent developments in market-based housing finance

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 1999
    The rapid formation of new households in the Philippines, especially in urban areas, has contributed to an acute demand for housing that the market has not satisfied. The demand-supply gap is mostly noticeable at the lower end of the housing market as low-income households fail to have access to decent housing.
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    Improving local service delivery for the MDGs in Asia: the case of the Philippines

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2009
    This report argues that improving local service delivery (LSD) is about improving people’s lives. It is premised on the idea that better provision of public goods and services is a prerequisite to realizing human capabilities, thus expanding human freedoms and enhancing human lives for a better society.
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    Triangulation framework for local service delivery

    2009
    How should local service delivery of public goods and services be improved for desirable development outcomes? This paper attempts at answering this question by providing a framework for improving local service delivery.
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    Efficiency and expense preference in the Philippines' cooperative rural banks

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2002
    This paper attempted to test whether efficient cooperative rural banks (CRBs) have a better control of their agency costs. We used two different concepts of efficiency, namely, cost efficiency and alternative profit efficiency, and found somewhat different results from both approaches. Using Stochastic Frontier Approach and Distribution Free Approach, we tested two different propositions.
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    e-Government initiatives of four Philippine cities

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2010
    This study intends to provide a snapshot of the city government (in a developing country) as it uses information and communication technology (ICT) to transform its public service delivery and promote good urban governance.
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    Assessing development strategies to achieve the MDGs in Asia: Philippines (final report)

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2011
    The Philippines is a developing country with strong commitment to the millennium development goals (MDGs). However, it faces challenges in closing MDG gaps, owing to mediocre growth, macroeconomic instability, and financing constraints. Since the 1990s, increases in per capita incomes have been pulled down by tepid growth in productivity, rapid population growth, and macroeconomic instability.
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    Indicators of good governance: developing an index of governance quality at the LGU level

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 1999
    Governance is a complex concept. It includes the state’s institutions and structures, its decision-making process, its capacity to implement guidelines and the relationship between government officials and the public. Hence, this study attempts to develop a composite index of the quality of governance at the local government level.
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    An assessment of the absorptive capacity of agencies involved in the public works sector

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2001
    This study evaluates the absorptive capacity of a government agency for domestic and external funds. It takes the case of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), one of the biggest recipients of funds from government and foreign sources.

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