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Surge in capital inflows, response of the government, and effects on the economy: The Philippine casePhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1995The Philippine economy has manifested signs of recovery due to various factors such as political and economic stabilisation. Hence, inflows are expected to continue in the future. While these capital flows are positive developments, it carries with it adverse impacts on the real sector of the economy.Document
Strengthening bilateral trade and investment relationship Between Latin America and the Philippines: beyond economic diplomacyPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004Trade with nontraditional and distant markets has always been regarded as worth exploring in an effort to increase market shares amidst the downside effects of globalization and regional trade cooperation.Document
Analyzing the impact of Philippine tariff reform on unemployment, distribution and poverty using CGE-microsimulation approachPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2003Tariff reduction leads to higher imports and exports. Although domestic production for the local market declines, the overall production improves. These are due to the substitution and scale effects of tariff reduction.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2003Like many developing countries, the Philippines has witnessed substantial trade liberalization and economic deregulation in various sectors of the economy including telecommunications, financial market, airlines, ports, shipping, water, and energy. At the same time, the country has engaged in privatizing and devising new regulatory frameworks particularly for the utilities sectors.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2005Unlike other Asian countries, the Philippines had not really had major reforms in its insolvency procedures since the Asian crisis.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2005Poor infrastructure has long been identified as a bottleneck and major constraint in fostering Philippine competitiveness and growth.Document2004The effectiveness and capacity by which society manages its watershed resources is mediated by different factors, namely: economic considerations—financial capital; technical and administrative capacity—intellectual capital; social governance capacity—social and institutional capital; and legal framework—political capital.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004In Balian, Philippines, the presence of indigenous institutions borne by a well entrenched and historically rooted and highly developed sociopolitical arrangement has enabled the local community to effectively link their governance and production activities to the watershed resource, despite opposition from some local political interests.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004This paper analyses the presence or absence of elements needed to have an effective system of watershed management in the Maasin Watershed, Iloilo Province, Philippines. It concludes that:DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004Local research in the Manupali watershed, with about 60% of its land area belonging to the upland municipality of Lantapan, Bukidnon, found that water quantity and quality declined due to soil erosion and domestic waste contamination. As population grows and agriculture becomes more integrated to the market, water deterioration is projected to worsen.