PIDS: Policy Notes

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  • Mobilizing local governments to prevent child stunting 

    Herrin, Alejandro N.; Abrigo, Michael R.M.; Tam, Zhandra C.; Ortiz, Danica A.P. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2019-05-30)
    This Policy Note reviews the current international and national focus on child stunting prevention, including health and nutrition programs and status of nutrition outcomes among mothers and children. It discusses factors contributing to the limited ...
  • Financial sector development: A review 

    Milo, Melanie S. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2019-05-30)
    This Policy Note reviews the country’s financial sector development, or the expansion and elaboration over time of the financial structure, a major policy issue and objective in itself. Using the data from World Bank Global Financial Development database, ...
  • Challenges in the Philippine mining industry 

    Clemente, Eligia D. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2019-05-15)
    This Policy Note looks at the causes of such problems and reviews the legal framework to come up with policy recommendation to address the issues. In particular, it reviews laws and department and executive orders and presents the results of the key ...
  • Taxation in financial services under TRAIN 

    Jr., Geminiano L. Sandoval (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2019-03-15)
    In 2017, Republic Act 10963 or the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act was signed into law. It has since been subjected to blame for the steep rise in inflation and slight slowdown in economic growth. This Policy Note revisits the ...

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