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The Philippines' Targeting System for the Poor : Successes, Lessons, and Ways Forward (English)

This Note chronicles the Philippine’s experience in undertaking a national household targeting system—Listahanan—which has had two rounds of implementation since developed in 2007. ... See More +

Policy Note 132110 NOV 01, 2018

Velarde,Rashiel Besana Disclosed

Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (November 2018) (English)

This newsletter includes the following headlines: Philippine economic growth moderated to 6.1 percent year-to-year in the third quarter; The services sector drove economic growth while the agriculture sector underperformed; While manufacturing growth slowed in September, it is projected to accelerate in the next few month; A surge in imports and a contraction in exports resulted in the widest merchandise trade gap so far in 2018; Headline inflation held steady in October while food inflation moderated for the first time since May; The Philippine peso appreciated 1-2 percent month-on-month in October from Php/USD 54.25 to Php/USD 53.61; The fiscal deficit widened in the first three quarters of 2018. as rapid expenditure growth outpaced revenue growth. ... See More +

Newsletter 132260 NOV 01, 2018

Qian,Rong; Chua,Kevin C.; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Lazaro,Karen Annette Ducat; Endo,Isaku; Diop,Ndiame Disclosed

Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Philippines (English)

Sixteenth in a series of annual reports comparing business regulation in 190 economies, Doing Business 2019 covers 11 areas of business regulation. ... See More +

Working Paper 131783 OCT 31, 2018

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FDI and the Skill Premium : Evidence from Emerging Economies (English)

Foreign direct investment may play an important role in transferring technologies from high-income to emerging economies, which can lead to uneven effects on the wages of skilled and unskilled workers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8613 OCT 12, 2018

Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose; Nayyar,Gaurav; Toews,Gerhard; Vezina,Pierre-Louis Disclosed

Philippines Economic Update : Staying in the Course Amid Global Uncertainty (English)

The Philippines’ economic growth outlook remains positive, yet downside risks have increased. An expected slowdown in global trade in the medium term is likely to further dampen Philippine exports. ... See More +

Working Paper 130421 OCT 01, 2018

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Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (October 2018) (English)

The World Bank revises its economic growth forecast to 6.5 percent for 2018 from 6.7 percent. Growth outlook for 2019 and 2020 remains strong projected at 6.7 and 6.6 percent, supported by an expected rise in public investment spending and a robust private demand. ... See More +

Newsletter 131047 OCT 01, 2018

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Comparison of Deep Regional Integration in the Melitz, Krugman and Armington Models : The Case of The Philippines in RCEP (English)

This paper estimates the impacts on The Philippines of deep integration in a modern mega-preferential trade agreement, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8587 SEP 17, 2018

Balistreri,Edward Jay; Tarr,David G. Disclosed

Growth and Productivity in the Philippines : Winning the Future (English)

To achieve the AmBisyon Natin 2040, the Philippines needs to triple its income per capita in the next two decades. The AmBisyon Natin 2040 is the government’s plan to transform the country into a prosperous middle-class society free of poverty by 2040. ... See More +

Working Paper 130056 SEP 01, 2018

Qian,Rong; Warwick,Mara K.; Diop,Ndiame; Hansl,Birgit; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Bruckner,Markus; Chua,Kevin C.; Hguyen,Ha; Lazaro,Karen Annette Ducat; Galang,Roberto Martin Nolan; Garcia,Andres F.; Miralles,Graciela; Iootty,Mariana; Pennings,Steven Michael; Guzman,Jorge P.; Kim,Young Eun; Devadas,Sharmila Disclosed

Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (September 2018) (English)

This newsletter includes the following headlines: Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) declined significantly in the first week of September 2018 due to a mix of external and domestic factors; the Philippine peso depreciated in August after strengthening in July; headline inflation surged in August with increased food and energy prices; Balance of payment deficit widened in the first half of 2018 reaching 2.1 percent of GDP from 0.5 percent of GDP same period in 2017; the government posted a fiscal deficit in July as public spending growth outpaced revenue growth; unemployment declined further in July 2018, but underemployment continued to worsen; consumer confidence turned negative for the first time in two years and business confidence fell to its lowest since 2009 ... See More +

Newsletter 129959 SEP 01, 2018

Chua,Kevin C.; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Endo,Isaku; Qian,Rong; Hansl,Birgit Disclosed

Philippines monthly economic developments (August 2018) (English)

The Philippine economy grew by 6.0 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2018, driven by capital formation. Growth in services and industry sectors, albeit strong, moderated in the second quarter of 2018 relative to the first quarter. ... See More +

Newsletter 129491 AUG 01, 2018

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Philippines monthly economic developments (July 2018) (English)

The World Bank maintains its growth projection for the Philippines at 6.7 percent for 2018 and 2019. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) contracted in June for the fifth consecutive month. ... See More +

Newsletter 128374 JUL 01, 2018

Chua,Kevin C.; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Endo,Isaku; Qian,Rong; Hansl,Birgit; Diop,Ndiame Disclosed

Striving for equity & efficiency : an assessment of provider payment reforms in the Philippines health sector (English)

This report reviews the current provider payment arrangements and policies of the Philippines, and the extent to which they have contributed to the achievement of the HFS goals. ... See More +

Working Paper 128732 JUL 01, 2018

Bales,Sarah; Bredenkamp,Caryn; Gomez,Maria Vida A. Disclosed

Making growth work for the poor : a poverty assessment for the Philippines (English)

The report emphasizes the importance of breaking the cycle of inequitable investment in human capital and lack of well-paying job opportunities that trap the poor in poverty, generation after generation. ... See More +

Working Paper 126976 JUN 06, 2018

Demombynes,Gabriel; Warwick,Mara K.; Sanchez,Carolina; Zaidi,Salman Disclosed

Enhancing the Enabling Environment to Promote Private Sector Participation in the Implementation of the Philippine Water Supply and Sanitation Master Plan (English)

The main objective of the discussion note is to inform dialogues among Government policy makers and other stakeholders on how to move forward with the critical water supply and sanitation (WSS) sector reforms in the Philippines, focusing on how private sector participation might be harnessed to help achieve the universal access to safe and sustainable water supply and sanitation services. ... See More +

Working Paper 129797 JUN 01, 2018

Castro,Aileen Bolus; Delmon,Victoria Hilda Rigby Disclosed

Philippines monthly economic developments (June 2018) (English)

The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) declined in May for the fourth consecutive month, closing at its lowest level in over a year. The Philippine peso slipped to a 12-year low and international reserves declined in May. ... See More +

Newsletter 127332 JUN 01, 2018

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Who benefits from dual training systems ? evidence from the Philippines (English)

Rising youth unemployment rates have been increasingly recognized as a serious challenge in developing and advanced economies, as the trend indicates a potential skills gap between the demands of the workforce and recent graduates. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8429 MAY 03, 2018

Igarashi,Takiko; Acosta,Pablo Ariel Disclosed

The Philippines Sustainable Livelihood Program : providing and expanding access to employment and livelihood opportunities (English)

The Philippines Department of Social Welfare and Development has taken the lead in providingopportunities for income generating activities/livelihood development through the implementationof the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) since 2011, with the objective to reduce poverty andinequality by generating employment among poor households and by moving highly vulnerablehouseholds into sustainable livelihoods and toward economic stability. ... See More +

Policy Note 126694 MAY 01, 2018

Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Avalos,Jorge Disclosed

Implementing Emergency Cash Transfers: The Philippine Experience in Response to the 2016/17 Disasters (English)

Around the globe, there is an unending cycle of producing innovative policies that are relevantand responsive to today's complex problems of disaster risk reduction and mitigation. ... See More +

Policy Note 127471 MAY 01, 2018

Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Palma,Teresa Pamela Celajes; Perez,Joedie De Guzman; Velarde,Rashiel Besana Disclosed

The Socpen and its role in closing the coverage gap among poor elderly Filipinos (English)

The Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citizens (Socpen) was set up by the Department of Social Welfare and Development in 2010 to extend additional financial assistance to poor elderly Filipinos and help fulfill the objectives of Republic Act No. 9994 or the "Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010." ... See More +

Policy Note 127251 MAY 01, 2018

Velarde,Rashiel Besana; Albert,Jose Ramon Disclosed

A second chance to develop the human capital of out-of-school youth and adults : the Philippines alternative learning system (English)

Worldwide, approximately 781 million adults are unable to read or write in any language. While adult literacy rates have increased significantly over the past several decades, recent progress largely reflects a more-educated younger generation replacing a less-education older generation. ... See More +

Policy Note 127978 MAY 01, 2018

Igarashi,Takiko Disclosed

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The Philippines' Targeting System for the Poor : Successes, Lessons, and Ways Forward (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 132110 Policy Note
Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (November 2018) (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 132260 Newsletter
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Philippines (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131783 Working Paper
FDI and the Skill Premium : Evidence from Emerging Economies (English)
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OCT 12, 2018 WPS8613 Policy Research Working Paper
Philippines Economic Update : Staying in the Course Amid Global Uncertainty (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130421 Working Paper
Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (October 2018) (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131047 Newsletter
Comparison of Deep Regional Integration in the Melitz, Krugman and Armington Models : The Case of The Philippines in RCEP (English)
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SEP 17, 2018 WPS8587 Policy Research Working Paper
Growth and Productivity in the Philippines : Winning the Future (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 130056 Working Paper
Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (September 2018) (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129959 Newsletter
Philippines monthly economic developments (August 2018) (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129491 Newsletter
Philippines monthly economic developments (July 2018) (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 128374 Newsletter
Striving for equity & efficiency : an assessment of provider payment reforms in the Philippines health sector (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 128732 Working Paper
Making growth work for the poor : a poverty assessment for the Philippines (English)
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JUN 06, 2018 126976 Working Paper
Enhancing the Enabling Environment to Promote Private Sector Participation in the Implementation of the Philippine Water Supply and Sanitation Master Plan (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 129797 Working Paper
Philippines monthly economic developments (June 2018) (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127332 Newsletter
Who benefits from dual training systems ? evidence from the Philippines (English)
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MAY 03, 2018 WPS8429 Policy Research Working Paper
The Philippines Sustainable Livelihood Program : providing and expanding access to employment and livelihood opportunities (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126694 Policy Note
Implementing Emergency Cash Transfers: The Philippine Experience in Response to the 2016/17 Disasters (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2018 127471 Policy Note
The Socpen and its role in closing the coverage gap among poor elderly Filipinos (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 127251 Policy Note
A second chance to develop the human capital of out-of-school youth and adults : the Philippines alternative learning system (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 127978 Policy Note