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- DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2010Monitoring the behavior of potential output helps policymakers implement appropriate policies in response to an economic crisis. In the short-run, estimates of the output gap will guide the timing of implementation and withdrawal of stimulus measures.Document
Prospects for regional cooperation between Latin America and the Caribbean region and the Asia and Pacific region: perspective from East AsiaPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2010The economic success of the East Asian region during the past four decades and its proven resilience during times of crisis demonstrate that regional integration, supported by both open trade and regional cooperation, is a key factor for sustained growth and development.Document
Property rights reform in Philippine agriculture: framework for analysis and review of recent experiencePhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2000This paper constructs a framework for and reviews studies on property rights reforms in the agricultural and natural resources sector.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2010Food production will have to increase by 70% in 2050 to keep up with a global population that is projected to grow from 6 billion to 9 billion (UN, 2009). Given the physical and environmental constraints on increasing land and water use for food production and other economic activities, agricultural productivity will have to substantially improve to meet increasing demand for food.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2010Aid from donor to recipient countries on per capita basis declined from the decade of the 1980s to the 1990s. The main reason cited for this decline was “aid fatigue syndrome”, which refers to the serious doubts about the effectiveness of aid for development emerged after years of increasing aid flow during the preceding decades.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2001Community-Based Coastal Resources Management (CBCRM) activities in the Philippines have phenomenally increased over the years while studies that assess their performance were few.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2001The paper provides an assessment of the Community Mortgage Program as a government-housing program for households belonging to the lowest income deciles. The assessment was carried out using the case study approach. Four CMP communities in Quezon City, Rizal and Quezon Province were selected as case study areas.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2002The paper presents estimates of total factor productivity (TFP) from 1967 to 2000. It was observed that while TFP growth was mostly negative in the last thirty-five years, its contribution to economic growth improved consistently from 1.76 percentage points in the middle of 1980s to +0.41 in 1998-2000. This is the period when major economic policy reforms were pursued vigorously.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2001This paper looks at public policy towards bank entry and branching in the Philippines and its impact on the sector's structure, conduct and performance. In particular, it argues that regulatory restrictions on bank entry and branching have had adverse effects on competition, while the liberalization of these restrictions have led to a more competitive banking sector.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2001Assessment of the fiscal sector performance in the last decade has often laid the blame on poor revenue performance to below-target tax collection performance of government tax collection agencies, frequently attributed to graft and corruption among its officials and employees. The attribution, generally, is warranted.