Philippines Economic Update: Preserving Consistency and Policy Commitment

UPSE-PCED Seminar by Dr. Kevin C. Chua (World Bank) for Dr. Birgit Hansl (World BanK) More »

Financial inclusion and the great derisking: How much longer will the gateway fruit hang so low?

UPSE-PCED Seminar by Dr. Eli M. Remolona (Bank for International Settlements) More »

MOA signing of the 3rd phase of the Ayala - UPSE Economic Forum on November 6, 2017

Signing are, from Ayala Corporation, Mr. Jose Rene Gregory Almendras, Managing Director and Group Head of Public Affairs, and Mr. Fernando Zobel de Ayala, President and COO; From the UPSE, Dr. Orville Solon, Dean, and Dr. Joseph Capuno, Director for Research. Witnessing the signing are members of the Ayala-UPSE Economic Forums Steering Committee: Mr. Romeo Bernardo, Mr. John Philip Orbeta, Dr. Raul Fabella and Dr. Emmanuel de Dios. More »

Towards Inclusive Capitalism in the Philippines

Raul V. Fabella speaks during the inaugural event of the Ayala- UPSE Economic Forum on November 6, 2017 in Fairmont Hotel, Makati City More »


Recent Publications

Discussion Papers

  • (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 (June 2017 issue)

  • A new look at Philippine export performance: a firm-level view – by AO Balaoing-Pelkmans
  • Moving out of poverty: a brief review of the process of inclusive growth in Lao People’s Democratic Republic – by JP Estudillo,  K Phimmavong, & FMA Quimba
  • Subjective well-being approach for testing money illusion: evidence using data from Social Weather Stations – by EL Beja Jr.
  • The multivariate dynamic causal relations between financial depth, inflation, and economic growth – by RP Pradhan, Y Nishigaki, & JH Hall
  • How we measure poverty underestimates its extent and depth – by EA Tan
  • Measuring political dynasties in Metro Manila – by RT Balanquit, LO Coronel, & JY Yambao

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