PIDS: Policy Notes


  • Administrative legislation in the Philippine contractors’ industry 

    Barcenas, Lai-Lynn A.B. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-03-30)
    Among the instances of administrative legislation is the foreign ownership limitation in the contractors’ industry in the Philippines. This Policy Note revisits the manner in which this came about and recommends appropriate steps the government should ...
  • Regulatory challenges in the Philippine logistics industry 

    Tongzon, Jose L. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-03-30)
    This Policy Note assesses the Philippine logistics industry by looking at its logistics performance index (LPI). It presents the good practices of Singapore that our policymakers should consider in improving the competitiveness of our local logistics sector.
  • The value of labor market information systems on international labor mobility 

    Jr., Leonardo A. Lanzona (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-12-30)
    This Policy Note discusses two main labor market information issues: the information asymmetry and transaction costs. Given the argument that weaknesses in labor mobility can ultimately be addressed through a freer exchange of information, understanding ...
  • Financing post disaster reconstruction in the Philippines 

    Deanna T. Villacin; Tatum P. Ramos; Marife M. Ballesteros (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-12-30)
    In the last decade, natural disasters in the Philippines have resulted in significant damage of physical assets. For instance, recent Typhoons Lawin (Haima) and Nina (Nockten) and the Surigao earthquake, all of which occurred within just five months, ...

View more