PIDS: Policy Notes

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  • Design issues of the Philippine agricultural insurance programs 

    Reyes, Celia M.; Mina, Christian D. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-10-30)
    A number of bills filed in the Philippine Congress within the past year have proposed amendments in the charter of the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC) to improve its products and services. Unfortunately, these current proposals do not cover ...
  • Toward an adaptive social protection in the Philippines 

    Bayudan-Dacuycuy, Connie; Baje, Lora Kryz C. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-09-30)
    This Policy Note investigates the concept of ASP. It also recommends applicable measures to make the existing SP programs in the Philippines become more adaptive.
  • Preventing chilhood stunting: Why and how? 

    Herrin, Alejandro N. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-08-30)
    According to the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI), childhood stunting can affect one-third of under-five children annually,1 or roughly 3.78 million Filipino children in 2015. A big chunk of this number comes from the poorest of the population, ...
  • Measure and determinants of chronic and transient poverty in the Philippines 

    Bayudan-Dacuycuy, Connie; Baje, Lora Kryz C. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-08-30)
    This Policy Note addresses this lack of a measure of chronic and transient poverty in the Philippines. It also investigates the determinants that drive households into these kinds of poverty.

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