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- DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2009Philippine cities provide the highest levels of service and living standards in the country. Much of what happens to the country in terms of production and employment, income and consumption, and access to basic services and amenities will continue to be determined by the performance of its urban system. Overall, however, the Philippines is characterized by its lack of urban competitiveness.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2000This 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.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2000DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1999The 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.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2009This 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.Document2009How 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.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2002This 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.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2010This 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.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2011The 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.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1999Governance 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.