Improvements in Governance and Economic Growth

UPSE-PCED, UP Department of Political Science, and UP CIDS (Center for Integrative and Development Studies) seminar by Dr. Lino Briguglio (Professor of Economics, University of Malta) More »

Book Launch: Capitalism and Inclusion under Weak Institutions

Launching of Dr. Raul V. Fabella`s book entitled, “Capitalism and Inclusion under Weak Institutions“, jointly hosted by UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (CIDS) and UPSE. In photo during the panel discussion are (from left to right) Dr. Emmanuel S. de Dios (Professor, UPSE), Dr. Fabella, Dr. Marife M. Ballesteros (Research Fellow, Philippine Institute for Development Studies) and Dr. Ronald U. Mendoza (Dean, Ateneo School of Government). More »

Why Mobility Matters

UPSE-PCED Seminar by Dr. Robert Y. Siy (Columnist, The Manila Times). More »

 

Recent Publications

Discussion Papers

  • (DP 2018-05) Export Promotion Policy and Economic Growth in the Philippines: A Comparative Context  – by FA Alburo
  • (DP 2018-04 revised, 12 September 2018) Federalism and Inclusion in Developing Economies – by RV Fabella & SS Daway-Ducanes
  • (DP 2018-03) On The Emerging Challenges in the Services Industry: Trade and Investment –  by FA Alburo
  • (DP 2018-02) Determining the Inflationary Effects of El Niño and La Niña in the Philippines – by  AL Arcenas
  • (DP 2018-01) Establishing the Link Between Poverty and Changes in Climatic Conditions in the Philippines – by  AL Arcenas
  • (DP 2017-08) Quality of Growth and Poverty Incidence in Low Income Countries: The Role of Manufacturing – by SS Daway, GM Ducanes, & RV Fabella
  • (DP 2017-07) Violent conflicts in ARMM: Probing the factors related to local political, identity, and shadow-economy hostilities – by JJ Capuno
  • (DP 2017-06) Measuring Trade Costs and Gains from Trade Facilitation in the Philippines – by RL Clarete
  • (DP 2017-05) Awards and Rewards: Evidence from an Evaluation of the Metrobank’s Search for Outstanding Teachers – by MV Ravago & DS Mapa
  • (DP 2017-04) Impure Altruism and Other Donor Attraction Factors: A Study Based on a Database of Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) in the Philippines – by RE Reside, Jr.
  • (DP 2017-03) Factors associated with the delay in seeking inpatient and outpatient care services in the Philippines – by JJ Capuno, AD Kraft, LC Poco, SA Quimbo, & CAR Tan, Jr.
  • (DP 2017-02) Memoir: The founding of PIDS – by GP Sicat
  • (DP 2017-01) Competition, Regulation and Institutional Quality – by RV Fabella

PRE Articles (December 2017 issue)

Articles

  • Southeast Asia in the global economy: a selective analytical survey – by H Hill
  • Philippine inequality across the twentieth century: slim evidence, but fat questions – by J Williamson
  • Philippine policy reforms and infrastructure development: a historical account – by DB Canlas
  • The fiscal program in recent Philippine history: looking back and looking forward – by BE Diokno
  • Amado Castro and gender equity in education – by VB Paqueo & AC Orbeta
  • Quality, inequality and recent education reform – by EA Tan
  • Non-inclusive growth, the profit motive, and the case for inclusive business – by NS Poblador
  • A memoir of the young UP School of Economics – by GP Sicat

Memorial Pieces

  • Remembering Amado Castro – by B Legarda Jr.
  • Amado Castro: economist, educator – by CEA Virata
  • The early years of the University of the Philippines School of Economics – by JG Williamson
  • Remembering Dr. Amado Castro – by BM Villegas
  • A loving tribute to Dr. Amado A. Castro – by ZAC Alonzo

Policy Notes

  • (PN 2015-01) Solar Power’s Dawning and Promise for Inclusive Green Growth – by E Pernia
  • (PN 2014-6) Improving Credit Access for the Food and Agriculture Sector through the Enhanced Implementation of Existing Policies and New Strategies – by G Teves
  • (PN 2014-5R) Eastern Visayas after Yolanda: Evidence from Household Survey – by M Ravago, D Mapa, and Associates
  • (PN 2014-4) Investing in S&T and R&D in the Face of AEC Competition – by E Pernia and R Clarete
  • (PN 2014-3) Tax Policy for Good Governance, Job Creation and Inclusive Growth – by R Alonso
  • (PN 2014-2) Designing a Competitive Electricity Market – by MJ Abrenica
  • (PN 2014-1) How did the Philippines level its tax treatment of imported and local distilled spirits? – by R Clarete