PIDS: Policy Notes

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  • The national government’s role in local water supply delivery in the Philippines 

    Velasco, Lawrence G.; Diokno-Sicat, Charlotte Justine; Castillo, Angel Faye G.; Maddawin, Ricxie B. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2021-03-30)
    This Policy Note looks into the national government’s role in the delivery of local water supply through a survey of national government-funded programs for local water provision. Specifically, it examines expenditure trends and whether project objectives ...
  • Regulatory and investment coordination issues in the Philippine water sector 

    Velasco, Lawrence G. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2021-03-21)
    The Philippine Development Plan 2017–2022 (PDP) underscores “building a future where every Filipino enjoys a matatag, maginhawa at panatag na buhay” (NEDA 2017, p. 11). A critical bedrock to the plan is to “implement strategic infrastructure programs ...
  • Does rice tariffication in the Philippines worsen income poverty and inequality? 

    Briones, Roehlano M. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2021-02-15)
    Rice importation in the Philippines had been limited by a regime of quantitative restrictions (QRs) implemented through a system of direct importation and import licensing by the National Food Authority (NFA). In 2019, a landmark policy reform—Republic ...
  • What are the effects of the Performance-Based Bonus on government workers and agencies? 

    Albert, Jose Ramon G.; Mendoza, Ronald U.; Cuenca, Janet S.; Vizmanos, Jana Flor V.; Muñoz, Mika S. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2021-01-18)
    This Policy Note reviews the evidence on the possible effects of PBB on employees’ performance in the Philippine public sector. Given the complex design and implementation of the PBB (Albert et al. 2020), the study uses mixed methods, drawing on (a) ...

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