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  • Process Evaluation of the Performance-Based Bonus Scheme 

    Albert, Jose Ramon G.; Mendoza, Ronald U.; Cuenca, Janet S.; Opiniano, Gina A.; Monje, Jennifer D.; Pastor, Michael A.; Muñoz, Mika S. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2021-05-06)
    Since the adoption of the Performance‑Based Bonus (PBB) scheme in 2012, its effectiveness, particularly its impact on agencies’ reform efforts and public sector employees’ motivation and productivity, has not been examined. The Department of Budget and ...
  • ‘Starting Where the Children Are’: Process Evaluation of the Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education Program Implementation 

    Monje, Jennifer D.; Jr., Aniceto C. Orbeta; Francisco, Kris A.; Capones, Erlinda M. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2021-04-20)
    The primary rationale of the Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE) program is to start where the children are, which means building upon what children already know.1 It is designed to implement a learner-centered education from the ...
  • Public Expenditure Review of Social Protection Programs in the Philippines 

    Sicat, Charlotte Justine D.; Mariano, Maria Alma P. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2021-01-28)
    In a developing country such as the Philippines, social protection is crucial in providing support to the poor and vulnerable. There has been recent progress in the design and delivery of social protection programs, owing largely to a more coherent ...
  • Assessment of the Free Irrigation Service Act 

    Briones, Roehlano M.; Clemente, Roberto S.; Inocencio, Arlene B.; Jr., Roger A. Luyun; Rola, Agnes C. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2020-11-27)
    The country’s irrigation systems have a long history of recovering maintenance cost from farmers. The Free Irrigation Service Act (FISA) of 2018 was a radical departure from this policy. This study is a preliminary assessment of the policy change through ...

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