PIDS: Discussion Paper Series


  • The Wage Gap between Male and Female Agricultural Workers: Analysis and Implications for Gender and Development Policy 

    Briones, Roehlano M. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-10-15)
    The gender gap is a key policy issue across the economic sectors, including agriculture. While the Philippines has in general made considerable progress in addressing the gender gap, in the case of agriculture the gender gap in average wages remains a ...
  • An Assessment of the Fiscal Features of the PDP Laban Model of Philippine Federalism 1.0 and the Gonzales-De Vera Federal Model 

    Manasan, Rosario G. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-09-30)
    The paper highlights the importance of the design of the fiscal features of the federal system of government in ensuring that the potential benefits from its adoption are realized. The economic literature on fiscal federalism posits a framework that ...
  • Duration of Export Relationships of Philippine MSMEs 

    Bautista, Mark Edison; Manzano, George (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-09-15)
    Within the framework of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Boracay Action Agenda and the ASEAN Strategic Action Plan developed by its members to assist MSMEs to reach internationalization, the study examines the survivability of Philippines ...
  • Effect of Supply Chain Integration on the Business Performance and Competitiveness of the Philippine Small and Medium Enterprises 

    Borazon, Elaine Q.; Supangco, Vivien T. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-09-15)
    This study aims to determine the effect of supply chain integration on the business performance and competitiveness of small and medium enterprises in the Philippines. A survey of 384 small and medium enterprises was done and structural equation modeling ...

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