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- DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007This paper aims to analyse how contracts are determined and modified given diverse agricultural settings and to examine the implications of these changes with respect to their efficiency, distribution and sustainability.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007Contract growing has been defined as an agreement between farmers and processing and/or marketing firms under forward agreements, usually at predetermined prices for the production and supply of agricultural products (Eaton and Shepherd 2001). As such, it offers a solution to a number of production and marketing problems that lead to low farm productivity and profitability.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004The President’s Budget for 2004 is the administration’s last prior to the forthcoming presidential elections in May 2004. Thus, it is but timely to assess not only the proposed 2004 budget itself but also the present administration’s fiscal performance in the last three years.Document
Understanding the political motivations behind Japan's pursuit of an EPA with the Philippines: considerations for the Philippine sidePhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004This study examines the historical dimension of Japan’s foray into regionalism and bilateralism--a radical shift from an exclusively multilateralist orientation to the more strategic and flexible “dual approach.” It explains that such policy change draws motivation from certain developments taking place both in and out of Japan, including but not limited to, the country’DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004The Philippines has become an export-oriented economy, with exports increasing in significance. The electronics industry, in particular, is a showcase of this newfound export prowess. Traditionally, comparative advantage is the takeoff point for understanding trade patterns in economic theory.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2005Going by the statements of the Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan’s top priority with regards to regional and bilateral economic partnerships (EPA) is to carryout the framework of its EPA with ASEAN by 2012 or earlier. It must be stressed that Japan is economically interested in the whole Southeast Asia, and not in any single country in it.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2000This study addresses the Fruits Program Area research allocation concerns.Document
A review of the components of the medium-term national action agenda for productivity: An integrative reportPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2000DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2000Document
The dynamics of Philippines-Japan economic cooperation: the case of Japan's Official Development Assistance in the PhilippinesPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004The Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement is envisioned to further boost Japan's ODA to the Philippines, particularly for capital formation in the infrastructure sector. It will stimulate an increase in investment and capital accumulation causing more employment opportunities to be created. Output capacity will expand and so with cost of production.