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  • Urban and Rural Households’ Energy Use: Sets, Shocks, and Strategies in the Philippines 

    Connie Bayudan-Dacuycuy; Lawrence B. Dacuycuy (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-01-30)
    This paper aims to analyze the determinants of household energy portfolio in urban and rural areas and to determine how choices are affected by price shocks and weather variabilities in the Philippines. It confirms that energy switching is observed ...
  • Climate Sensitive Decisions and Use of Climate Information: Insights from selected La Trinidad and Atok, Benguet Agricultural Producers 

    Reyes, Celia M.; Domingo, Sonny N.; Agbon, Adrian D.; Olaguera, Ma. Divina C. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-12-30)
    Valuing climate information is now an important discourse in mainstream economic thinking with the development of the von Neumann-Morgenstern utility hypothesis and of the refinement of decision theory under uncertainty. This discourse is important in ...
  • Institutional Issues on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management 

    Domingo, Sonny N. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-12-30)
    Ensuring the realization of the full potential of the incumbent DRRM policy requires appropriate sectoral and institutional translation of its espoused principles; reflecting more refined institutional arrangements, and policy and resource support. ...
  • Macroeconomic Overview of the Philippines and the New Industrial Policy 

    Rosellon, Maureen Ane; Medalla, Erlinda M. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-12-30)
    The Philippine economy has been posting outstanding growth and gaining momentum in recent years. Having consistently high GDP growth rate at 6-7% in the past years, the Philippines is among the fastest growing economies in Asia. This is a big turnaround ...

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