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  • Senior High School and the Labor Market 

    Jr., Aniceto C. Orbeta; Lagarto, Marites B.; Ortiz, Ma. Kristina P.; Ortiz, Danica Aisa P.; Potestad, Maropsil V. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-12-30)
    The enactment of RA 10533 or the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013 added two years to basic education. One of the rationales offered by proponents of the law is that Senior High School (SHS) graduates can work or engage in entrepreneurial activities ...
  • Disaster Preparedness and Local Governance in the Philippines 

    Domingo, Sonny N.; Manejar, Arvie Joy A. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-12-30)
    The high level of casualties, population displacements and economic costs from recent disaster events still point to necessary augmentations in disaster preparedness. Policy has to be revisited, institutional arrangements have to be reviewed and resource ...
  • Scenarios for the Philippine Agri-Food System with and without Tariffication: Application of a CGE model with Endogenous Area Allocation 

    Briones, Roehlano M. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-12-30)
    This paper presents an application of a CGE model to analyze scenarios covering the SDG period at the level of the Philippine economy and for its agri-food sectors. Unlike previous CGE models, the analysis incorporates endogenous area allocation under ...
  • Exploring the Presence of Cognitive Social Capital in Philippine Communities 

    Adaro, Catharine E. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-12-30)
    Public trust in government and the strengthened solidarity are the aspects of social capital that can increase community participation in the development programs run by the government. Social capital is a resource that exists in relationships, ...

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