Browse by Author "Abrigo, Michael R.M."

  • Can Cheap Oil Hurt Net Importers? Evidence from the Philippines 

    Brucal, Arlan Z.I.; Abrigo, Michael R.M. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-06-15)
    Conventional wisdom suggests that oil price increases have a negative effect on the output of oil-importing countries. This is grounded on the experience of the United States between the 1940s and the late 1980s, where recessions were generally preceded ...
  • Demographic dividend 

    Abrigo, Michael R.M.; Diego, Carla P. San (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-12-30)
    In the early 1950s, the Philippines was just recovering from the rubbles of the second world war. Fertility was high, averaging about seven to eight births per woman (UN 2017). Living conditions, however, were poor. An infant born around that time was ...
  • Human Capital Spending, Inequality, and Growth in Middle-Income Asia 

    Abrigo, Michael R.M.; Lee, Sang-Hyop; Park, Donghyun (Asian Development Bank, 2017-12-30)
    Asia’s rapid population aging fortifies the case for strengthening human capital investments. Further, the experience of the newly industrialized economies suggests that human capital investments will be a vital ingredient of the transition from middle ...
  • Human Capital Spending, Inequality, and Growth in Middle-Income Asia 

    Abrigo, Michael R.M.; Lee, Sang-Hyop; Park, Donghyun (Asian Development Bank, 2017-12-15)
    Asia’s rapid population aging fortifies the case for strengthening human capital investments. Further, the experience of the newly industrialized economies suggests that human capital investments will be a vital ingredient of the transition from middle ...
  • The triple burden of disease 

    Ortiz, Danica Aisa P.; Abrigo, Michael R.M. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-07-30)
    Global trends on the nature and causes of different health risks have shifted over the last century. Countries all over the world, including developing ones like the Philippines, are thus challenged to come up with health systems that can address these ...