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  • Scoping Study on Reducing Unnecessary Regulatory Burdens in the Philippine Food Manufacturing Industry 

    Manalili, Nerlita M. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-06-30)
    The food manufacturing industry (FMI) is a major contributor to the country’s total manufacturing output. However, despite the industry’s performance in terms of job creation and income generation, it is constrained by existing regulatory procedures ...
  • A Review of Philippine Government Disaster Financing for Recovery and Reconstruction 

    Villacin, Deanna T. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-06-30)
    The study provides an assessment of the disaster risk financing mechanisms in the Philippines. It looks at the sources and levels of disaster financing specifically for recovery and reconstruction. It also looks at the adequacy and execution of the ...
  • The Impacts of Roll-On/Roll-Off Transport System in the Philippines 

    Francisco, Kris A. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-06-30)
    It is well recognized in the literature that a country’s transport system plays a central role in its development. In this paper, we show the economic impacts of improvements in the transport system by studying experience of the Philippines with the ...
  • National Accounts and Household Survey Estimates of Household Expenditures: Why Do They Differ and Why Should We Be Concerned? 

    Albert, Jose Ramon G. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-06-30)
    Estimates of household expenditures directly obtained from the Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES), and household final consumption expenditures from national accounts have discrepancies, with their divergence generally g rowing across time. ...

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