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    G-20 development agenda and african priorities: an update

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    The G-20 has come to be seen as one of the world’s most important gatherings for the discussion of a range of issues broadly related to global economic governance. While the G-20 is significantly more representative of developing countries’ interests than other informal structures (such as the G-7), there is still only one permanent member from Africa – South Africa.
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    World Trade Organization (second of two parts)

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2000
    The Philippine entry to GATT has paved the way for trade reforms such as removal of trade restrictions. At the early stage of implementation, adjustment costs have burdened a number of economic agents including the domestic firms and agriculture sector. However, advancement of information technology is expected to result to a better conduct of liberalizing and reforming the global trade.
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    Macroeconomic policy change and household health outcomes: A simulation of the impact of the 1988-1992 tariff reform program on the demand for outpatient care in the Philippines

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 1998
    This paper estimates a discrete choice model of outpatient care using data drawn from a household survey covering four regions and seven provinces in the Philippines. The choice alternatives include home care and formal care which consists of hospital outpatient clinics, independent private clinics, and public or charity clinics.
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    World Trade Organization (first of two parts)

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2000
    The Philippine entry to GATT has paved the way for trade reforms such as removal of trade restrictions. At the early stage of implementation, adjustment costs have burdened a number of economic agents including the domestic firms and agriculture sector. However, advancement of information technology is expected to result to a better conduct of liberalizing and reforming the global trade.
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    Effects of the uniform 5% tariff on manufacturing

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 1997
    This study argues that there will be substantial benefits from the 5 per cent uniform tariff rate to be implemented in the Philippines by 2004. It states that these benefits are in the form of greater import competition, improved efficiency and better resource allocation.
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    Prospects of stronger economic cooperation between the ASEAN and India: implications for the Philippines

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2015
    This Policy Note explores the prospects and opportunities of a dynamic ASEAN-Indian trade and investment relation. Specifically, it analyzes the greater economic relation between India and the Philippines in the services sector, particularly in information technology and business process outsourcing (IT-BPO).
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    An exegesis of mediocrity: institutions and inclusion in the Philippines

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2015
    The lack of inclusivity of economic growth characterizes Philippine development. This is evident in the perennially inadequate, poor-quality, and non-inclusive public goods and services despite a growing economy. This Policy Note, contributed by a National Scientist of the Philippines, explains this phenomenon through the concept of collective action.
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    The impact of credit on productivity and growth of rural nonfarm enterprises

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 1994
    This study looks at the status of rural nonfarm enterprises (RNEs) in the Visayas area. Descriptive statistics indicate that majority of the RNEs are micro- and cottage-sized enterprises managed by the owner/operator only. Very few can be considered small-scale.
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    The Philippines in the global trading environment: looking back and the road ahead

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2002
    The government of the Philippines has implemented substantial trade and investment policy reforms during the last two decades following a th ree-track approach involving unilateral, regional and multilateral modalities towards freer trade and investment.
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    Analyzing the impact of trade reforms on welfare and income distribution using CGE framework: the case of the Philippines

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2003
    Tariff reform, particularly tariff reduction, is one of the major economic reforms implemented in the last one and half decades in the Philippines. The paper attempts to analyse the effects of the tariff reduction from 1994 to 2000 on household income and welfare using a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model calibrated to the 1994 social accounting matrix (SAM).

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