2005 Discussion Papers

Table of Contents


(DP 2005-01) Investment Climate and Regional Development in the Philippines Abstract PDF
Ernesto M. Pernia, J.M. Ian S. Salas
(DP 2005-02) Reforming the Philippine Tax System: Lessons from Two Tax Reform Programs Abstract PDF
Benjamin E. Diokno
(DP 2005-03) The Wage Structure of Overseas Filipino Workers Abstract PDF
Edita A. Tan
(DP 2005-04) Ex-post Effects of Trade Liberalization in the Philippines Abstract PDF
Ramon L. Clarete
(DP 2005-05) The economy on a cusp: the proposed VAT amendments and their larger significance Abstract PDF
E. S. de Dios, B. E. Diokno, E. F. Esguerra, R. V. Fabella, M.S. G. Bautista, F. M. Medalla, S. C. Monsod, E. M. Pernia, R. E. Reside, Jr., G. P. Sicat, E. A. Tan
(DP 2005-06) The quality of local governance and development under decentralization in the Philippines Abstract PDF
Joseph J. Capuno
(DP 2005-07) Globally Incentives-Compatible Contracts Under Weak Third Party Enforcement Abstract PDF
Raul V. Fabella
(DP 2005-08) An Assessment of the Usefulness of Money for Policy in the Philippines Abstract PDF
Maria Socorro Gochoco-Bautista
(DP 2005-09) Transparency, incentives and incumbent performance Abstract PDF
Rommel F. Rabanal
(DP 2005-10) Reform of the Economic Provisions of the Constitution: Why National Progress Is at Stake Abstract PDF
Gerardo P. Sicat
(DP 2005-11) A Federal Structure Is Costly and Does Not Guarantee Progress Abstract PDF
Gerardo P. Sicat
(DP 2005-12) The Economic Argument for Constitutional Reform Abstract PDF
Gerardo P. Sicat
(DP 2005-13) An Intercountry Analysis of Homicide Abstract PDF
Susan S. Navarro