PIDS: Policy Notes

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  • Have we institutionalized DRRM in the Philippines? 

    Domingo, Sonny N.; Olaguera, Ma. Divina C. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-05-30)
    Slow economic development, wealth distribution disparities, high population growth, and rapid urbanization are some of the factors that increase the country's vulnerability to disasters. As such, an effective disaster risk reduction and management ...
  • Assessment of the targeting and financing aspects of the RSBSA-AIP 

    Reyes, Celia M.; Mina, Christian D. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-05-30)
    This Policy Note assesses the targeting and financing aspects of the RSBSA-AIP and presents practical recommendations to ensure the optimal allocation of funds and the attainment of objectives of government programs in general, especially those in the ...
  • Examining energy use and weather variability through the gender lens 

    Bayudan-Dacuycuy, Connie (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-04-30)
    While substantial studies on energy use have been done in developing countries, few researches analyzed energy use in the Philippines and even fewer within the context of weather variability and gender. This Policy Note analyzes the change in households' ...
  • Do men and women in the Philippines have equal economic opportunities? 

    Albert, Jose Ramon G.; Vizmanos, Jana Flor V. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-04-30)
    This Policy Note examines the gender gap issues on economic opportunities in the country by looking at trends in select indicators of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and other statistics.

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