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Policy Notes are observations/analyses written by PIDS researchers on certain policy issues.  The treatise is holistic in approach and aims to provide useful inputs for decisionmaking.  The Notes are circulated to the highest levels of decisionmakers in the country.
 
 
PN 2014-19 How Should Income-based Grantees in Tertiary Education Be Chosen? October 2014
PN 2014-18 The Need (or not) for Fiscal Incentives, October 2014
PN 2014-17 Clarifying the Jobs Challenge, September 2014
PN 2014-16 Is Growth Really Jobless? August 2014
PN 2014-15 Effects of Minimum Wage on the Philippine Economy, August 2014
PN 2014-14 Process, Nature, and Impacts of Irrigation System Rehabilitation, August 2014
PN 2014-13 Appraisal of Methodology in Estimating Irrigable Areas and Processes of Evaluating Feasibility of NIA Irrigation Projects, August 2014
PN 2014-12 Government Investment in Deep-well Pumps: Some Preliminary Notes for Policy, August 2014
PN 2014-11 Analysis of Technical Assumptions and Processes of Evaluating Feasibility of Irrigation Projects, August 2014
PN 2014-10 Competition in the Rice Value Chain: Highlights of a Rapid Appraisal, May 2014
PN 2014-09 Linking Small Farmers to Modern Markets: The Role of Contract Farming, May 2014
PN 2014-08 Bakit Nagmahal ang Bigas Noong 2013? At Bakit Mahal pa rin? The Continuing Saga of Rice Self-Sufficiency in the Philippines, May 2014
PN 2014-07 Formulating the Philippine Services Strategy for Inclusive Growth, May 2014
PN 2014-06 A Profile of Graduate Education Programs in the Philippines, April 2014
PN 2014-05 Reviewing Quality Assessment Tools for Graduate Education, April 2014
PN 2014-04 Big Data for Measuring Progress and Development: Big Insights or Big Issues? April 2014
PN 2014-03 Toward Relaxing the Cabotage Restrictions in Maritime Transport, February 2014
PN 2014-02 Using the Social Rate of Discount in Evaluating Public Investments in the Philippines, January 2014
PN 2014-01 How Should We Move Forward in Customs Brokerage and Trade Facilitation? January 2014
PN 2013-20 Strengthening Mortgage-Backed Securitization in the Philippines: The Role of the National Housing Mortgage Finance Corporation (NHMFC), December 2013
PN 2013-19 Getting Ready for AEC 2015: Standards and Conformance in the Philippines, December 2013
PN 2013-18 PJEPA: Highlights of an Initial Ex-post Review, December 2013
PN 2013-17 Best Practices in Mortgage-backed Securitization for the Underserved Housing Market: Lessons for the Philippine Housing Finance, December 2013
PN 2013-16 Water Financing Programs: Creating Incentives for Private Sector Participation, December 2013
PN 2013-15 Export Processing Zones, Special Economic Zones: Do We Really Need to Have More of Them? December 2013
PN 2013-14 The Impact of Natural Disasters on Income and Poverty: Framework and some Evidence from Philippine Households, November 2013
PN 2013-13 Border and Behind-the-Border Restrictions in Logistics and Trade Facilitation in the Philippines: Some Results of Regulatory Dialogues, November 2013
PN 2013-12 Key Reforms for an Effective Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, November 2013
PN 2013-11 Health-enhancing Holidays: Challenges in Expanding Medical Tourism in the Philippines, October 2013
PN 2013-10 Philippine Fisheries Trade with ASEAN: Chokepoints to AEC 2015, September 2013
PN 2013-09 Opportunities for Making Health Financing and Services More Inclusive in the Philippines, August 2013
PN 2013-08 Explaining the Large Disparities in Health in the Philippines, August 2013
PN 2013-07 The Puzzle of Economic Growth and Stalled Health Improvement in the Philippines, August 2013
PN 2013-06 Urgent: A Road Map for Agro-industrial Development in the Philippines, August 2013
PN 2013-05 Can the Philippine Auto Industry Survive Smuggling? March 2013
PN 2013-04 Where Are the Poor Employed? Profiling the Working Poor, Februrary 2013
PN 2013-03 Community-based Approaches Toward Upgrading of Informal Settlements: Alternative Strategies and Recommendations for Policymaking, February 2013
PN 2013-02 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino: Why "Deepening" Matters in Achieving Its Human Capital Objectives, February 2013
PN 2013-01 Why a New Industrial Policy for the Philippines Is Critical, January 2013
PN 2012-22 How Critical Is Transport and Logistics Infrastructure to Interregional Trade? The Case of High-value Fruits and Vegetables in Mindanao, December 2012
PN 2012-21 The Philippines and East Asia: Building on Partnerships to Take Part in the Region's Dynamism, December 2012
PN 2012-20 Toward Deepening East Asian Integration: How Convergent Are the Rules of Origin in the ASEAN+1 Free Trade Agreements, December 2012
PN 2012-19 Perceptions and Laws on Unfair Trade Practices in the Philippines, December 2012
PN 2012-17 The Urgent Need to Increase Baseload Generating Capacity in Mindanao, November 2012
PN 2012-16 Should the Philippines Tariffy its Quantitative Restriction on Rice? October 2012
PN 2012-15 Typhoons, Floods, and Droughts: Regional Occurrence and Value of Damages to Rice Farming in the Philippines, September 2012
PN 2012-14 Assessment of Vulnerability to Natural Hazards at Subnational Level: Provincial Estimates for the Philippines, September 2012
PN 2012-13 Policy Coordination for Food Security: the Case of the ASEAN Rice Trade Forum, September 2012
PN 2012-12 Rice Self-sufficiency: Is It Feasible? September 2012
PN 2012-11 Productivity Growth as Key Driver of Development: Finding the Right Policy Mix, August 2012
PN 2012-10 Education Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific, August 2012
PN 2012-08 Addressing Late School Entry and other Demand-side Barriers to Primary Schooling, July 2012
PN 2012-07
(Policy Brief)
Enhancing the Protection and Promotion of Migrant Workers` Rights in ASEAN, Published 2012
PN 2012-06
(Policy Brief)
Policy on Irregular Migrants in Malaysia: an Analysis of its Implementation and Effectiveness, Published 2012
PN 2012-05
(Policy Brief)
Protecting Vulnerable OFWs: the Case of Filipino Household Service Workers (HSWs), Published 2012
PN 2012-04
(Policy Brief)
Understanding Singapore`s Policies Toward Inflow of Foreign Talent, Published 2012
PN 2012-03
(Policy Brief)
Understanding Singapore`s Policies Toward Inflow of Foreign Low-skilled Workers, Published 2012
PN 2012-02 Improving Teacher Deployment Practices in the Philippines, March 2012
PN 2012-01 Do FDI Inflows Have Positive Spillover Effects? The Case of the Philippine Manufacturing Industry, March 2012
PN 2011-20 Forecasting Natural Hazards and Disasters in Selected Southeast Asian Countries: The Need for Cooperative Action, December 2011
PN 2011-19 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program and School Attendance: Early Indications of Success, November 2011
PN 2011-18 Value Addition: the Way of the Future for Philippine Mining, October 2011
PN 2011-17 Why some Firms Innovate and Why others Do not, September 2011
PN 2011-16 Why Are some Filipino Children not in School? August 2011
PN 2011-15 Some Issues on Low Participation Rates in Basic Education, July 2011
PN 2011-14 Fiscal Costs of Subsidies for Socialized Housing Programs: an Update, July 2011
PN 2011-13 Globalization, Competition, and International Production Networks: Policy Directions for the Philippine Automotive Industry, June 2011
PN 2011-12 Managing Capital Flows in the Philippines, May 2011
PN 2011-11 Putting Rice on the Table: Rice Policy, the WTO, and Food Security, May 2011
PN 2011-10 New Tax Measures Needed to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals, May 2011
PN 2011-09 Strengthening Sources of Knowledge/Technology to Promote Innovation: the Case of CALABARZON, May 2011
PN 2011-08 PLDT-Sun Acquisition: Good or Bad? April 2011
PN 2011-07 Does Poor Rural Infrastructure Constrain Agricultural Productivity? April 2011
PN 2011-06 Understanding the Extent, Composition, and Characteristics of the Poor, April 2011
PN 2011-05 Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management in Local Governments, March 2011
PN 2011-04 Magna Carta of Public Health Workers: Does it really Fulfill its Intent? March 2011
PN 2011-03 New Ideas to Help the Aquino Administration Achieve its Health Agenda, February 2011
PN 2011-02 Why Slum Poverty Matters, January 2011
PN 2011-01 How Can Government Increase R&D Activities in the Philippines? January 2011
PN 2010-16 Understanding the Recent Rise in Poverty Incidence: a Look at Growth and Income Distribution Effects, December 2010
PN 2010-15 How Are DOH Hospitals Funded? December 2010
PN 2010-14 Supporting Innovative Small and Medium Enterprises: New Ideas from Taiwan and Korea, November 2010
PN 2010-13 Investing in Local Roads for better Mobility of People, Goods, and Services, November 2010
PN 2010-12 Weather and Climate-related Disasters: the Cost of Inaction, November 2010
PN 2010-11 Addressing Constraints to Agricultural Finance to Boost Food Production, October 2010
PN 2010-10
(Policy Brief)
Localizing Child Protection: Does the Local Council for the Protection of Children Matter? August 2010
PN 2010-09
(Policy Brief)
Schooling Disparities: an Early Life Lever for Better (or Worse) Equity in the Future, August 2010
PN 2010-08
(Policy Brief)
Proliferation of Street Children: a Threat to the MDGs, August 2010
PN 2010-07
(Policy Brief)
A Glimpse at the School Dropout Problem, August 2010
PN 2010-06
(Policy Brief)
Children Suffer from Multiple Dimensions of Poverty, August 2010
PN 2010-05
(Policy Brief)
Is PhilHealth's Sponsored Program Reaching the Poorest of the Poor? August 2010
PN 2010-04
(Policy Brief)
Hilots Getting on Board Facility-based Deliveries, August 2010
PN 2010-03 Examining Recent Trends in Poverty, Inequality, and Vulnerability, July 2010
PN 2010-02 Why Cement Prices Remain High despite Zero Tariffs, June 2010
PN 2010-01 How Do Philippine Provinces Fare in Terms of Human Development? February 2010
PN 2009-12 Making Reforms Truly Transform: the Case of Philippine Basic Education, December 2009
PN 2009-11 Focus on Barangay Economic Development, December 2009
PN 2009-10 Assessing LGUs' Health Service Delivery Performance: the Cases of Agusan del Sur and Dumaguete City, December 2009
PN 2009-09 Looking at Conditions of Persons with Disability in Metro Manila, December 2009
PN 2009-08 Who Really Holds the "Power of the Purse?" December 2009
PN 2009-07 What Ails Local Service Delivery of Public Goods and Services? December 2009
PN 2009-06 Child Poverty in the Philippines: More Children Suffer as Poverty Rises, December 2009
PN 2009-05 In Pursuit of Sex Parity: Are Girls Becoming more Educated than Boys? December 2009
PN 2009-04 Housing Policy for the Poor: Revisiting UDHA and CISFA, November 2009
PN 2009-03 The 2008 Global Financial and Economic Crisis: Impact on the Philippines and Policy, November 2009
PN 2009-02 Performance and Problems of Water Districts: Selected Experiences, October 2009
PN 2009-01 Water Service Delivery on the Ground: Targets versus Realities (the Cases of Dumaguete City and Agusan del Sur), September 2009
PN 2008-12 Addressing Policy Issues and Constraints in Agricultural Diversification: the Potential Contribution of the Fruits and Vegetables Subsector, December 2008
PN 2008-11 Issues on Counting the Poor, December 2008
PN 2008-10 Lessons for the Philippines from the US Financial Crisis, December 2008
PN 2008-09 Make 'Deliberate' Haste in Rolling Out the 4Ps, December 2008
PN 2008-08 Restructuring the Philippine Statistical System in Response to New Challenges, December 2008
PN 2008-07 Are Recent Gains in BIR Tax Effort Sustainable? December 2008
PN 2008-06 Microinsurance: Does Traditional Regulation Apply? October 2008
PN 2008-05 Dealing with the Soaring Price of Rice, September 2008
PN 2008-04 Regional Cooperation in East Asia Amid Global Economic Turmoil, August 2008
PN 2008-03 Ensuring a More Evidence-based Policy for Basic Education, April 2008
PN 2008-02 The Autobus Is Leaving...Can the Philippines Catch It? March 2008
PN 2008-01 Fishpen and Fishcage Culture in Laguna de Bay: Its Importance and Problems, March 2008
PN 2007-12 How Do Filipino Families Use the OFW Remittances? December 2007
PN 2007-11 Can the Services Sector Be an Engine of Economic Growth for the Philippines? December 2007
PN 2007-10 Nontariff Measures Faced by Philippine Agriculture Exporters, December 2007
PN 2007-09 IRA Design Issues and Challenges, December 2007
PN 2007-08 Risks and Opportunities in Securing Increased Resources for MDGs at the National Level, December 2007
PN 2007-07 Pitfalls in Targeting, December 2007
PN 2007-06 Has Land Reform Improved on Landownership Inequality? Evidence from Philippine Rice-growing Villages, December 2007
PN 2007-05 Household Vulnerability to Income Poverty, December 2007
PN 2007-04 Assessing the Severity of Problems of Aquaculture in Laguna de Bay: Practitioners' Perspectives, November 2007
PN 2007-03 Protecting the Vulnerable through Social Health Insurance: PhilHealth's KASAPI as a Strategy, November 2007
PN 2007-02 Memo on JPEPA: Why Ratify? 2007
PN 2007-01 Reforming the BOT Law: A Call of the Times October 2007
PN 2006-11 Reviewing the Philippines' Spectrum Management Policy, December 2006
PN 2006-10 Assessing the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA), December 2006
PN 2006-09 Lessons from Cambodia...Exploring the Potential of Inland Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in the Philippines, December 2006
PN 2006-08 Should Southeast Asia Fear the Chinese Juggernaut? The View from the Philippines, December 2006
PN 2006-07 Slotting Allowance: an Overlooked Angle in Grocery Retailing, July 2006
PN 2006-06 The More the Poorer: Why Large Family Size Causes Poverty, May 2006
PN 2006-05 The Cost of War in Human Dimension: The Case of Lanao del Sur, April 2006
PN 2006-04 Armed Conflict in Bicol: The Price Does Not Come Cheap, March 2006
PN 2006-03 Civil Society Institutional Response: Peaceful Intervention to Resolve Armed Conflicts, March 2006
PN 2006-02 The AFP's Institutional Responses to Armed Conflict: a Continuing Quest for the Right Approach, March 2006
PN 2006-01 Extracting the Root to Reap the Fruit: Searching for a Possible End to Armed Conflict, March 2006
PN 2005-09 The Boom in FTAs: Let Prudence Reign, December 2005
PN 2005-08 Gender Differentiated Benefit Incidence of the Department of Education: Basic Education for All? December 2005
PN 2005-07 Looking Closely on Who Benefits from Public Subsidies in Health Care: a Gender Perspective, December 2005
PN 2005-06 Strengthening Trade Research Capacity for Policymaking and Negotiations, September 2005
PN 2005-05 What's Happening in the Philippine Free Trade Agreements? September 2005
PN 2005-04 The Impact of Fiscal Restraint on Budgetary Allocations for Women's Programs, August 2005
PN 2005-03 Dealing with Japan in the Age of Globalization, June 2005
PN 2005-02 Can the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) Benefit Philippine Consumer Goods Exporters? April 2005
PN 2005-01 A Competition Policy and Efficient Regulatory Framework for the Port Sector: Getting It Unberthed, February 2005
PN 2004-12 LGUs Need Strong National Leadership in Population Management
PN 2004-11 Measuring Bank Competitiveness: Has Financial Liberalization Increased Competition?
PN 2004-10 Is the Promise Being Fulfilled?...Microfinance in the Philippines: Status, Issues and Challenges
PN 2004-09 Exploring the Philippine FTA Policy Options
PN 2004-08 Fiscal Reform Agenda: Getting Ready for the Bumpy Ride Ahead
PN 2004-07 The Philippines' Fiscal Position: Looking at the Complete Picture
PN 2004-06 Rural Finance in the Philippines: A Continuing Saga in Policy Challenges
PN 2004-05 Can Group Credit Work for Housing Loans? Some Evidence from the CMP
PN 2004-04 Can the Poor Benefit from the Removal of QR on Rice?
PN 2004-03 Institutions and Water -- the Vital Connections
PN 2004-02 Bottleneck to Growth: Inadequate Infrastructure
PN 2004-01 Does Coastal Resources Management Help? Ask the Fishermen!
 
PN 2003-17 The Insurance Industry in the ASEAN5 Economies: Tapping Its Potential
PN 2003-16 Efficiency and Gender Concerns: Issues Confronting the Philippine Credit Cooperatives
PN 2003-15 Household Poverty: Addressing the Core of Microfinance
PN 2003-14 Property Rights in Land Reform Areas
PN 2003-13 Cancun and Its Aftermath: What Does It Mean?
PN 2003-12 Doing It Right for Tax Administration Reform: (Semi-) Autonomous Revenue Authority Anyone?
PN 2003-11 Who Benefits from the Tariff Reforms?
PN 2003-10 "No" to Policy Reversal: Backsliding in Tariff Policy Can Do More Harm than Good
PN 2003-09 East Asian Currencies: Is There Room for (Further) Appreciation?
PN 2003-08 What We Have and Don't Have...Is It Enough for Global Competition?
PN 2003-07 Developing the Policy and Regulatory Architecture for Microfinance in the Philippines
PN 2003-06 A Microfinance Promise: To Provide the Poor Access to Finance Services
PN 2003-05 Policy Lending for LGUs: An Innovative Financing Instrument for Local Governments
PN 2003-04 Population and the Fight Against Poverty
PN 2003-03 Lack of Consensus Characterizes Philippine Population Policy
PN 2003-02 Population: Does It Matter? Revisiting an Old Issue
PN 2003-01 Where Are the Benefits of Foreign Bank Liberalization?
 
PN 2002-19 Financial Services Integration and Consolidated Supervision: Some Issues to Consider for the Philippines
PN 2002-18 Fiscal Incentives Revisited
PN 2002-17 Industry Benchmarking for Improved VAT Administration
PN 2002-16 Effecting Efficiency to Sustain MFIs: The Case of Cooperative Rural Banks
PN 2002-15 The Philippine Fisheries R&D Institutions: A Look at Their Publication Record
PN 2002-14 Explaining the Decline in Tax Effort
PN 2002-13 Increasing Opportunities for Technology Adoption and Women's Participation
PN 2002-12 Does Domestic Regulation Promote Globally Competitive Filipino Professionals and Educational Services?
PN 2002-11 A Second Look at Institutional Reforms in the Housing Sector
PN 2002-10 Using Community-Generated Data for Water Management Policy
PN 2002-09 Why Watershed-Based Water Management Makes Sense
PN 2002-08 Rice Policy Reforms in the Philippines: A Political Economy Perspective
PN 2002-07 Can the Philippines' Human Resource Base Meet the Challenge of a Liberalized Financial Sector?
PN 2002-06 Has Foreign Entry Made Domestic Banks More Efficient?
PN 2002-05 Philippine Maritime and Nursing Education: Benchmarking With APEC Best Practices
PN 2002-04 China's Economic Growth: Implications to the ASEAN
PN 2002-03 Setting Quality Standards for Environmental Management Policy: How Effective Is It?
PN 2002-02 A Macroeconomic Evaluation of the Proposed PERA Act
PN 2002-01 Impact of Agrarian Reform on Poverty Reduction
 
PN 2001-17 Addressing Constraints in the Provision of Financial Services to MicSMEs and Poor Households
PN 2001-16 Deregulation of Bank Entry and Branching: Impact on Competition
PN 2001-15 Watering Down the Water Problem: An Institutional Perspective
PN 2001-14 Absorptive Capacity for Government and Donor Funding: Assessing the DOH Case
PN 2001-13 New Forms of Financing the Fiscal Deficit: Examining the Effects on the Fiscal Accounts
PN 2001-12 Will Shift to Gross Income Taxation Help Generate More Revenues?
PN 2001-11 Assessing Alternative Schemes for Financing Tariff Reform
PN 2001-10 Serving the Urban Poor through Public-Private-Community Partnerships in Water Supply
PN 2001-09 Are Filipino Professionals Ready to Meet International Competition?
PN 2001-08 What Factors Influence Manufacturing Companies' Observance of Core ILO Labor Standards?
PN 2001-07 Liberalization of the Philippine International Air Transport Industry: Que Paso?
PN 2001-06 Competition in the Domestic Air Transport Industry: Can it be Sustained without Competition Policy?
PN 2001-05 The Silent Dangers of Quarrying
PN 2001-04 Sustainable Rural Finance: Policy and Design Issues
PN 2001-03 Competition in Philippine Telecommunications: A Survey of the Critical Issues
PN 2001-02 The Dollarization Debate: Concepts and Issues
PN 2001-01 Risk-based Supervision of Banks Involved in Microfinance
 
PN 2000-20 Basic Education: Improving Quality and Quantity
PN 2000-19 From APEC Formation to Consolidation: Policy Suggestions for ASEAN
PN 2000-18 Strengthening APEC's Institutions
PN 2000-17 Managing Government Guarantees and Contingent Liabilities
PN 2000-16 China-ASEAN Relations: Political Security and Economic Interests
PN 2000-15 China's Changing Trade Patterns: Implications for ASEAN-China Trade
PN 2000-14 Implementing the AFTA-CEPT Scheme: Will the Philippine Automotive Industry Survive?
PN 2000-13 Tacit Price Collusion in the Philippine Cement Industry?
PN 2000-12 Exchange Is No Change
PN 2000-11 Improving Tax Administration: A New View from the Theory of Tax Evasion in a Corrupt Regime
PN 2000-10 Oil Price Increase: Can Something be Done to Minimize its Adverse Effects?
PN 2000-09 Urban Water Pricing: The Metro Manila and Metro Cebu Cases
PN 2000-08 Protecting Deposits in Savings and Credit Cooperatives
PN 2000-07 Banning Commercial Foresting: What are the Costs?
PN 2000-06 Defining the Agricultural Biotechnology Policy of the Philippines
PN 2000-05 Shifting the Country's Customs Valuation System to Transaction Value: What Can We Expect?
PN 2000-04 Is LandBank EO138 Ready?
PN 2000-03 Mercury Pollution Due to Small-Scale Gold Mining: A Serious Menace
PN 2000-02 Competitiveness of the Philippine IT Industry: What Lies Ahead
PN 2000-01 Hatchery-Bred Milkfish Fry: A Must for Fisheries Development
 
PN 1999-16 Why Slowing Population Growth in the Philippines is an Imperative
PN 1999-15 Housing Policy: Developing a Market-based Housing Finance System
PN 1999-14 Research and Development in the Philippine Fisheries Sector: A Critical Review
PN 1999-13 Improving the Spatial Dimension of the Annual Budget
PN 1999-12 From APEC to WTO: What Does Elevating the Early Voluntary Sectoral Liberalization (EVSL) Scheme Imply?
PN 1999-11 How Much Water Do Households Require?
PN 1999-10 Philippine Trade Policy: Reflecting on its Effects on the Environment
PN 1999-09 Philippine Credit Policy and Microfinance Institutions: Some Lessons from the Latin American Experience
PN 1999-08 Credit Crunch! Credit Crunch! Credit Crunch?
PN 1999-07 Analysis of Fishing Ports in the Philippines
PN 1999-06 Credit Programs for the Poor: A Tale of Two Studies
PN 1999-05 Sustainable Development and the Philippine Fisheries Code: A Critique
PN 1999-04 Rethinking Government's Role in Urban Infrastructure
PN 1999-03 Loan Guarantee Programs for Small-Scale Borrowers: Are They Working?
PN 1999-02 Closing the Urban Fiscal Gap: Some Considerations
PN 1999-01 Inter-LGU Cooperation: The Key to the Issues of a Devolved Health Care System
 
PN 1998-10 Metropolitan Arrangements in the Philippines: A New Urban Development Challenge
PN 1998-09 The Regulation of Deposit-Taking Cooperatives
PN 1998-08 Health Management Strategies of Selected Cities
PN 1998-07 Managing the Environment and Natural Resources: Lessons from City Program Innovations
PN 1998-06 Health Care Financing Reform: Issues and Updates
PN 1998-05 Employment: Can We Keep Old Jobs and Create New Ones?
PN 1998-04 The International Economic Environment and the Philippine Economy
PN 1998-03 The Downward Drift in ASEAN Tariffs: Implications on Philippine Trade
PN 1998-02 Economic Reform and Macroeconomic Stability: A Delicate Balance
PN 1998-01 Fiscal Policy: Some Difficult Choices
 
PN 1997-12 Water Demand Projections for Metro Manila: A Critical Review
PN 1997-11 Government Guarantees in Infrastructure Projects: A Second, Third Look at the Policy
PN 1997-10 Income Tax Reform under CTRP: A Taxing Problem
PN 1997-09 Using Microfinance Institutions in Poverty Alleviation: A Case of the Blind Leading the Blind?
PN 1997-08 Improving the Policy Environment and Institutional Structures for Technological Development
PN 1997-07 The Textile - Garments Industry: A Call for Restructuring
PN 1997-06 Improving Institutional Support to Small and Medium Enterprises
PN 1997-05 Improving Industrial Relations and Reducing Adjunct Costs of Production and Trading: Steps Toward Improved International Competi
PN 1997-04 Industrial Growth and Environmental Protection in Metro Cebu: Some Challenges and Recommendations
PN 1997-03 Overfishing in the Commercial Fisheries Sector: Time for Action
PN 1997-02 Promoting Environmentally Preferable Products for Sustainable Development
PN 1997-01 Developing a Framework for Agroindustrial Restructuring of the Philippine Economy for International Competitiveness
 
PN 1996-04 Understanding Household Demand and Supply of Water: The Metro Manila Case
PN 1996-03 A New Vision and Credit Policy Framework for Financing LGUs Basic Services and Development Projects
PN 1996-02 Housing Subsidies: A Closer Look at the Issues
PN 1996-01 Effects of Congressional Budget Realignments on the Social Sector
 
 

Source: Philippine Institute for Development Studies