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    East Asian regional cooperation: approaches and processes

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2002
    East Asia has been caught with regionalism in recent years. There has been a proliferation of bilateral and regional trading arrangement initiatives across the region.
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    Macroeconomic impact of a tariff reduction: A three-gap analysis with model simulations

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 1997
    Using the interplay of saving, foreign exchange and fiscal constraints, this study determines the impact of trade liberalisation, the tariff reduction in particular, on macroeconomic balances. This study then quantifies these effects using a smaller version of the PIDS Annual Macro econometric Model. Results indicate the importance of exchange rate and tax policies.
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    The impact of Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) on the crop sector

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 1994
    Several studies have shown that land reform has a positive impact on rice and corn productivity. However, the same cannot be said in sugar and coconut areas. This paper attempts to verify the effect of the implementation of CARP on the productivity of sugar and coconut farms.
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    Philippine-Japan bilateral agreements: analysis of possible effects on unemployment, distribution and poverty in the Philippines using CGE-microsimulation approach

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004
    The ongoing negotiations on the possible bilateral agreements between the Philippines and Japan cover a number of issues. However, the scope of the paper limits only to analysing the possible effects of reducing Philippine tariffs on imports from Japan of non-agricultural products and the potential impacts of increasing Philippine exports to Japan of non-agriculture products.
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    Strengthening bilateral trade and investment relationship Between Latin America and the Philippines: beyond economic diplomacy

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004
    Trade with nontraditional and distant markets has always been regarded as worth exploring in an effort to increase market shares amidst the downside effects of globalization and regional trade cooperation.
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    An Analysis of Industry and Sector-Specific Impacts of a Japan-Philippines economic partnership

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004
    This paper aims to identify industry and macro-level factors that affect competitiveness of selected sectors upon the implementation of the JPEPA. Priority sectors identified by the Department of Trade and Industry, accounting for 82% of total Philippine exports to Japan in 2002, were included in the study.
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    Preferential rules of origin for the Japan-Philippine economic partnership: issues and prospects

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004
    The design of rules of origin (ROO) in preferential trade agreements is critical because to the extent that it determines which products are eligible for trade preferences, it influences the magnitude of economic benefits arising from a free trade area (FTA) and who gets them. The challenge in the JPEPA is to craft an ROO that fosters trade but at the same time pegs transaction costs low.
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    Prospects and problems of expanding trade with Japan: a survey of Philippine exporters

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004
    This paper looks at firm-level factors that affect Philippine exports to Japan with the main objective of recommending provisions for the proposed Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) that will enable existing and prospective Philippine exporters to fully exploit the potential of the Japanese market.
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    Two essays on regional economic integration in East Asia

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004
    Regional economic integration in East Asia has gained momentum in the aftermath of the 1997 financial crisis and the escalation of international terrorism. In the first essay, the integration process in Europe and East Asia is compared briefly. This is followed by a discussion on the expansion process by the European Union and how East Asia can learn from this.
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    Determinants of individual trade policy preference in the Philippines

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004
    In a democratic country, economic policies succeed or fail depending on its political support. Open trade policies that were initiated and accepted years ago, in particular, can be reversed, within the limits of the country’s international commitments, depending on the government’s conviction as well as popular pressure.

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