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- DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004The main purpose of this paper is to describe and evaluate recent practices in Philippine transport infrastructure policies, with emphasis on market-oriented policies and decentralized governance.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2006The Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector has experienced unprecedented global growth. This has greatly benefited the Philippines, where BPO has five main segments: call centers, medical transcription, animation, software development, and shared services.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1994This paper explains the gaps between official objectives and the actual accomplishments of the Aquino government, with an emphasis on the implementation record of agricultural-based strategies. A summary of the lessons learned is provided.Document
Towards a model for analyzing the impact of macroeconomic adjustment policies on households: A review of empirical household models in the PhilippinesPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1994This paper has two objectives: determination and assessment how the existing empirical household models capture the effects of changes in macroeconomic variables on the welfare of the Filipino household and identification of research gaps in the literature.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2007The province of Davao del Sur is considered one of the major rice-producing provinces of Region XI. It has been regarded as Mindanao’s top rice-yielding province because of its municipality’s (Hagonoy) high yield performance. The study shows that farmers have multiple sources of information within a given farming system.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2000Although the Metro Manila Water and Sewerage System (MWSS) has the responsibility for providing urban water and sewerage services in Metro Manila, actual service coverage has been low particularly for sewerage and quality of service has been poor despite subsidies from the national government.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2009Before reforms aimed at improving local service delivery (LSD) of public goods and services can be instituted, it is important to take into particular account the various problems underpinning the provision of these public goods and services and to understand the Philippine decentralisation framework in general.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1994The Philippines is one of the countries in Southeast Asia that has experienced massive capital inflows. Being a latecomer in this arena, it can avoid the undesirable effects of these inflows by drawing lessons from the experiences of Latin American and other Asian countries.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2001This paper argues that recent spate of banking and currency crises has underscored the need to develop early warning systems. These are based on economic indicators of vulnerability, which can be identified from models and theories of crises. First generation models focus on the inconsistency of macroeconomic policies and the exchange rate peg.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2001This paper examines the housing consumption pattern of households in the Philippines given their socioeconomic characteristics and the existing conditions in the land and housing market.