Philippine Institute for Development Studies

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    The ASEAN Services Sector And The Growth Rebalancing Model

    The growth rebalancing model, which places the nontradable services sector on center stage, is important to spur on faster growth in this sector and tap its potential to become another engine of growth for ASEAN economies. While ASEAN countries have allocated the bulk of their fiscal stimulus packages to infrastructure...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Financing The MDGs And Inclusive Growth In The Time Of Fiscal Consolidation

    The progress made by the national government in consolidating its fiscal position between 2002 and 2006 proved unsustainable as its revenue effort started to go down once again in 2007 after a brief improvement in 2005-2007. With the more expansionary stance taken by the government in 2009 as part of...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Social Insurance In The Philippines: Responding To The Global Financial Crisis And Beyond

    This paper aims to review and assessed protection afforded by the Social Security System and the Government Service Insurance System, two out of the three agencies tasked with administering social insurance in the country. Like social security systems in other countries, the GSIS and SSS provides income support to government/...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Reforming Social Protection Policy: Responding To The Global Financial Crisis And Beyond

    This paper reviews and evaluates the major contributory and non-contributory social protection programs that are currently in place as part of the government's portfolio of social protection interventions, including social insurance (SSS, GSIS, PhilHealth), social welfare programs (e.g., Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or 4Ps, Food-for-School Program, NFA rice price subsidy,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Comparing GDP In Constant And In Chained Prices: Some New Results

    This paper's framework for GDP in chained prices yields GDP in constant prices as a special case of constant relative prices, i.e., these GDP measures differ only when relative prices change. The framework has a novel additive procedure, counter to the prevailing view that GDP in chained prices is non-additive....

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Implementing US GDP In Chained Prices For Cross-Country GDP Growth And Sectoral Comparisons: Application To Selected ASEAN Countries

    GDP in constant prices of ASEAN countries suffers from substitution bias by ignoring relative price changes and makes GDP growth and shares dependent on the base year. These analytical deficiencies led the US since the mid-1990s to convert GDP from constant to chained prices. Thus, cross-country comparisons in constant prices...

    Provided By Philippine Institute for Development Studies

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Financing The MDGs And Inclusive Growth In The Time Of Fiscal Consolidation

    The progress made by the national government in consolidating its fiscal position between 2002 and 2006 proved unsustainable as its revenue effort started to go down once again in 2007 after a brief improvement in 2005-2007. With the more expansionary stance taken by the government in 2009 as part of...

    Provided By Philippine Institute for Development Studies

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    The ASEAN Services Sector And The Growth Rebalancing Model

    The growth rebalancing model, which places the nontradable services sector on center stage, is important to spur on faster growth in this sector and tap its potential to become another engine of growth for ASEAN economies. While ASEAN countries have allocated the bulk of their fiscal stimulus packages to infrastructure...

    Provided By Philippine Institute for Development Studies

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Implementing US GDP In Chained Prices For Cross-Country GDP Growth And Sectoral Comparisons: Application To Selected ASEAN Countries

    GDP in constant prices of ASEAN countries suffers from substitution bias by ignoring relative price changes and makes GDP growth and shares dependent on the base year. These analytical deficiencies led the US since the mid-1990s to convert GDP from constant to chained prices. Thus, cross-country comparisons in constant prices...

    Provided By Philippine Institute for Development Studies

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Comparing GDP In Constant And In Chained Prices: Some New Results

    This paper's framework for GDP in chained prices yields GDP in constant prices as a special case of constant relative prices, i.e., these GDP measures differ only when relative prices change. The framework has a novel additive procedure, counter to the prevailing view that GDP in chained prices is non-additive....

    Provided By Philippine Institute for Development Studies

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Social Insurance In The Philippines: Responding To The Global Financial Crisis And Beyond

    This paper aims to review and assessed protection afforded by the Social Security System and the Government Service Insurance System, two out of the three agencies tasked with administering social insurance in the country. Like social security systems in other countries, the GSIS and SSS provides income support to government/...

    Provided By Philippine Institute for Development Studies

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Reforming Social Protection Policy: Responding To The Global Financial Crisis And Beyond

    This paper reviews and evaluates the major contributory and non-contributory social protection programs that are currently in place as part of the government's portfolio of social protection interventions, including social insurance (SSS, GSIS, PhilHealth), social welfare programs (e.g., Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or 4Ps, Food-for-School Program, NFA rice price subsidy,...

    Provided By Philippine Institute for Development Studies