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Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management to Sustain Local Roads Infrastructure : Main Report (English)

The 2017-2022 Philippine Development Plan recognizes that road infrastructure is a key point of convergence with productive sectors, but the quality remains inadequate. ... See More +

Report 142661 OCT 13, 2019

Valencia, Roi M.; Ramirez, Helen G.; Bles, Thomas; Abrenica, Kristina; Warren, Andrew Disclosed

Philippines - Assessment of Australia WB Partnership : A Decade of Partnership, 2009-2018 (English)

This report is based on the findings and recommendations of extensive work undertaken by an independent consultant (Potten 2018b) with inputs from World Bank and DFAT. ... See More +

Report AUS0000620 OCT 01, 2019

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Philippines Economic Update : Resuming Public Investment, Fast Tracking Implementation (English)

Philippine economic growth slowed to its lowest level in eight years, driven by a rapid deceleration in investment growth in the first half of 2019. ... See More +

Working Paper 142521 OCT 01, 2019

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Making Payments More Efficient for the Philippines Conditional Cash Transfer Program (English)

The Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (Pantawid Pamilya) has rapidly expanded to become the largest social protection and human development program in the Philippines. ... See More +

Working Paper 142350 SEP 29, 2019

Garcia Garcia Luna,Jose Antonio; Endo,Isaku; De Guzman,Aisha Lanette N.; Okamura,Yuko; Acosta,Pablo Ariel Disclosed

Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (September 2019) (English)

This newsletter includes the following headlines: Food manufacturing expanded for the first time in nearly a year in July, but overall manufacturing output contracted for the eighth consecutive month, The trade deficit expanded despite the contraction of imports in July 2019, Inflation fell below central bank's target in August 2019. ... See More +

Newsletter 142006 SEP 01, 2019

Qian,Rong; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Gomez,Ray Cristofer Cipriano; Enriquez,Karen Annette Lazaro; Song,Jiyoung; Endo,Isaku; Diop,Ndiame Disclosed

Pantawid Pamilya 2017 Assessment : An Update of the Philippine Conditional Cash Transfer’s Implementation Performance (English)

This is the fourth benefit incidence analysis of the Philippines’ conditional cash transfer program that uses standard measures to assess the implementation performance of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program. ... See More +

Report 142306 SEP 01, 2019

Zapanta,Arianna Ma Francesca S; Avalos,Jorge; Acosta,Pablo Ariel Disclosed

Investing in Skills to Promote Inclusive Growth in Mindanao (English)

In 2015, the World Bank embarked on a collaborative effort to understand and address the jobs challenge in Mindanao through the Mindanao Jobs Report (MJR). ... See More +

Report 142362 SEP 01, 2019

Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Zapanta,Arianna Ma Francesca S; Schmillen,Achim Daniel; Igarashi,Takiko Disclosed

Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (August 2019) (English)

This newsletter includes the following headlines: In the Second Quarter of 2019, the Philippine economy expanded by its slowest pace in over four years, driven by a major contraction in investment largely driven by delayed budget approval and spending ban due to the elections, weakness in manufacturing sector's persisted in June 2019, inflation further eased in July to its slowest pace in two years. ... See More +

Newsletter 140903 AUG 01, 2019

Qian,Rong; Chua,Kevin C.; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Gomez,Ray Cristofer Cipriano; Enriquez,Karen Annette Lazaro; Song,Jiyoung; Endo,Isaku; Diop,Ndiame Disclosed

Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (July 2019) (English)

This Philippines Monthly Economic Developments Newsletter includes some of the following headlines: manufacturing output contracted again in May, the Philippine Stock Exchange index marginally rose, and the peso appreciated in June, headline inflation declined in June following a slight uptick in May, the government registered a fiscal surplus in May as expenditures remained muted. ... See More +

Newsletter 139607 JUL 01, 2019

Chua,Kevin C.; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Gomez,Ray Cristofer Cipriano; Enriquez,Karen Annette Lazaro; Song,Jiyoung; Endo,Isaku; Diop,Ndiame Disclosed

Philippines : Assessing the Effectiveness of MSME and Entrepreneurship Support (English)

Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) represent a key pillar of the Government ofPhilippine's (GoP) competitiveness and inclusive growth strategy. ... See More +

Report 139579 JUN 28, 2019

Garcia,Andres F.; Ona,Reinaluz; Ford,Kalyah Alaina; Camba,Yvette Kristine Villostas; Frias,Jaime Andres Uribe; Chavez Crisostomo,Patricia Karim; Akhlaque,Asya; Cirera,Xavier; Ong Lopez,Anne Beline Chua Disclosed

Preparing for the Transition : Supply-Side Readiness of Primary Health Care in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) : Towards a More Equitable and Better-Prepared Public Primary Health Care System (English)

The Philippines has made remarkable progress in the last decades in improving its health outcomes. However, performance is still poor compared regionally and with similar economies. ... See More +

Working Paper 137669 JUN 01, 2019

Boudreaux,Chantelle; Rogan,Shanna Elaine B.; Morimoto,Tomo; Gomez,Vida Disclosed

Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (June 2019) (English)

This Philippines Monthly Economic Developments Newsletter includes some of the following headlines: manufacturing output continued its contraction for the fifth month in April, budget balance was positive in April as expenditures contracted by double digits, inflation picked up in May after consecutive declines since October 2018, driven by higher prices for vegetables, meat and fish, unemployment and underemployment recorded improvements in April 2019. ... See More +

Newsletter 138599 JUN 01, 2019

Qian,Rong; Chua,Kevin C.; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Gomez,Ray Cristofer Cipriano; Enriquez,Karen Annette Lazaro; Song,Jiyoung; Endo,Isaku; Diop,Ndiame Disclosed

Identifying the Vulnerable to Poverty from Natural Disasters : The Case of Typhoons in the Philippines (English)

This paper builds on the existing literature assessing retrospectively the quantitative effects of natural disasters on different dimensions of household welfare, to make progress toward the ex ante identification of households that are vulnerable to poverty due to natural disasters, especially typhoons. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8857 MAY 20, 2019

Skoufias,Emmanuel; Kawasoe,Yasuhiro; Strobl,Eric; Acosta,Pablo Ariel Disclosed

Learning from Power Sector Reform : The Case of The Philippines (English)

The Philippines power sector underwent a substantial and largely complete reform process. Following a severe shortage of supply in the late 1980s and the Asian Financial crisis of 1997, which made the dollar-denominated debt of the National Power Corporation extremely burdensome, the Electric Power Industry Reform Act was passed in 2001. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8853 MAY 13, 2019

Bacon,Robert W. Disclosed

Identifying the Vulnerable to Poverty from Natural Disasters : The Case of Typhoons in the Philippines (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 137064 MAY 01, 2019

Skoufias,Emmanuel; Kawasoe,Yasuhiro; Strobl,Eric; Acosta,Pablo Ariel Disclosed

Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (May 2019) (English)

This Philippines Monthly Economic Developments Newsletter includes some of the following headlines: economic growth decelerated sharply to 5.6 percent, year-on-year, in Q1 2019, owing mainly to this year’s budget delay; manufacturing output contracted for the fourth consecutive month in March; lower food inflation led to further easing in headline inflation in April; and the national government registered a narrower budget deficit in March, as expenditure growth decelerated. ... See More +

Newsletter 136959 MAY 01, 2019

Disclosed

Philippines Economic Update : Safeguarding Stability, Investing in the Filipino (English)

The economic growth outlook remains positive. The country’s economic growth is projected to reach6.4 percent in 2019 and slightly edge up to 6.5 percent in 2020 and 2021, as inflation is expected to decline, and spending due to the upcoming midterm elections is likely to boost private consumption growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 135673 APR 01, 2019

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Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (April 2019) (English)

This Philippines Monthly Economic Developments Newsletter includes some of the following headlines: THE World Bank projects economic growth to recover to 6.4 percent in 2019; 5.7 million Filipinos were lifted out of poverty between 2015 and 2018; the national government registered a budget deficit in February, reversing the surplus of January. ... See More +

Newsletter 136399 APR 01, 2019

Qian,Rong; Chua,Kevin C.; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Enriquez,Karen Annette Lazaro; Gomez,Ray Cristofer Cipriano; Endo,Isaku; Diop,Ndiame Disclosed

Linking Social Protection and Humanitarian Assistance in the Philippines (English)

There is an increasing amount of literature discussing the integration of humanitarian assistance into social protection systems or the linkage of disaster risk responses with specific social safety net programmes. ... See More +

Policy Note 135674 MAR 01, 2019

Aldaba,Fernando T. Disclosed

Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (March 2019) (English)

This Philippines Monthly Economic Developments Newsletter includes some of the following headlines: inflation slowed down for the fourth consecutive month in February; merchandise exports contracted for the third consecutive month in January, while merchandise import growth remained subdued; and the Philippine Stock Exchange index retreated to below 8,000 in February. ... See More +

Newsletter 135683 MAR 01, 2019

Qian,Rong; Chua,Kevin C.; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Enriquez,Karen Annette Lazaro; Gomez,Ray Cristofer Cipriano; Endo,Isaku; Diop,Ndiame Disclosed

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Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management to Sustain Local Roads Infrastructure : Main Report (English)
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OCT 13, 2019 142661 Report
Philippines - Assessment of Australia WB Partnership : A Decade of Partnership, 2009-2018 (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 AUS0000620 Report
Philippines Economic Update : Resuming Public Investment, Fast Tracking Implementation (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 142521 Working Paper
Making Payments More Efficient for the Philippines Conditional Cash Transfer Program (English)
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SEP 29, 2019 142350 Working Paper
Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (September 2019) (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 142006 Newsletter
Pantawid Pamilya 2017 Assessment : An Update of the Philippine Conditional Cash Transfer’s Implementation Performance (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 142306 Report
Investing in Skills to Promote Inclusive Growth in Mindanao (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 142362 Report
Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (August 2019) (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 140903 Newsletter
Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (July 2019) (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139607 Newsletter
Philippines : Assessing the Effectiveness of MSME and Entrepreneurship Support (English)
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JUN 28, 2019 139579 Report
Preparing for the Transition : Supply-Side Readiness of Primary Health Care in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) : Towards a More Equitable and Better-Prepared Public Primary Health Care System (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 137669 Working Paper
Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (June 2019) (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 138599 Newsletter
Identifying the Vulnerable to Poverty from Natural Disasters : The Case of Typhoons in the Philippines (English)
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MAY 20, 2019 WPS8857 Policy Research Working Paper
Learning from Power Sector Reform : The Case of The Philippines (English)
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MAY 13, 2019 WPS8853 Policy Research Working Paper
Identifying the Vulnerable to Poverty from Natural Disasters : The Case of Typhoons in the Philippines (English)
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MAY 01, 2019 137064 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (May 2019) (English)
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MAY 01, 2019 136959 Newsletter
Philippines Economic Update : Safeguarding Stability, Investing in the Filipino (English)
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APR 01, 2019 135673 Working Paper
Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (April 2019) (English)
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APR 01, 2019 136399 Newsletter
Linking Social Protection and Humanitarian Assistance in the Philippines (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135674 Policy Note
Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (March 2019) (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135683 Newsletter