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- DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2010The quality of poverty estimates relies heavily on the data sources. One of the sources of data for poverty estimation in the Philippines is the retail price collected by the National Statistics Office. The retail prices are used, along with or in the absence of price data of certain commodities from the Bureau of Agricultural Statistics, for costing the poverty thresholds.Document
Economic impact of international migration and remittances on Philippine households: what we thought we knew, what we need to knowPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2009Several studies on the impact of international migration and remittances on household outcomes have been released recently. Many were found to have conflicting results. This paper attempts to shed light on the conflicting results by reviewing the empirical studies that use large-scale and nationally representative data sets from the Philippines.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2009One of the objectives of the evolving ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is to promote free investment flows and freer capital flows. By deepening economic integration among them, ASEAN member countries can establish a region-wide production base that will attract more foreign direct investment and strengthen the existing FDI-trade nexus in East Asia.Document
A comprehensive assessment of the agricultural extension system in the Philippines: case study of LGU Extension in Ubay, Bohol2007Using intensive interviews and observations and secondary data the study looked at a local government agricultural extension service in the Philippines. It situated the context by describing the agroclimatic, social and economic conditions of the area including its problems, potentials and prospects.Document
Closer tade and financial cooperation in ASEAN: issues at the regional and national level with focus on the PhilippinesPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007Trade and financial policies in ASEAN-member countries have contributed to the goal of economic integration. One important feature of this process is the need to narrow the development gap in the region in order to make economic integration more effective and meaningful.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007APEC’s vision of integrating the APEC has remained, for the most part, intangible. Cultural differences, socioeconomic disparity, and lack of a defined structure and leadership have been cited by many as major obstacles. Lately, there has been a proliferation of regional groups in Asia, creating an impression that APEC is no longer a priority for its members.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007In response to the 1997 East Asian financial crisis many schemes were initiated to reform the international financial architecture. The proposed reforms had two wide-ranging objectives: (i) to prevent currency and banking crises and better manage them when they occur; and (ii) to support adequate provision of net private and public flows to developing countries, particularly low-income ones.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2005This study looked at the sustainability of the growth and development of business process outsourcing (BPO) in the Philippines. It was prompted by the sector`s spectacular growth in several of its subsectors, mainly contact call centers, medical transcription, animation, and software development.Document
The Philippine information and communication technology sector: evolving structure and emerging policy issuesPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007The ICT sector is considered as a sunrise industry - one of the fast emerging growth sectors of the Philippine economy. Its emergence as the new generator of foreign exchange, investments and jobs for the Philippine econom y attests to its competitive position in the New Economy.DocumentKorea Development Institute, 2015The case studies in this report aim to strengthen the capacity of policymakers, energy planners, development practitioners and the private sector to identify, assess and utilize diverse types of policy instruments to support green growth as part of their national low emissions development goals.