Recent Publications

Discussion Papers

  • (DP 2015-07) From Commodity Booms to Economic Miracles: Why Southeast Asian Industry Lagged Behind – by J Bassino and J Williamson
  • (DP 2015-06) Re-Thinking Market Failure in the Light of the Imperfect State – by RV Fabella and VM Fabella
  • (DP 2015-05) N-Poly Viability and Conglopolistic Competition in Small Emerging Market – by RV Fabella
  • (DP 2015-04) Differential Delivery Dates, Retrievability and the Incentives Compatibility of Contracts – by RV Fabella
  • (DP 2015-03) Completing Ostrom’s Table: A Note on the Taxonomy of Goods – by ES de Dios
  • (DP 2015-02) Where does the money go? Assessing the expenditure and income effects of the Philippines’ Conditional Cash Transfer Program – by S Quimbo, J Capuno, A Kraft, R Molato, & C Tan
  • (DP 2015-01) Why Has Latin America Sped Up Ahead of the Philippines in Economic and Political Reform? – by R Alonso

PRE Articles (December 2014 issue)

  • Market competition in the downstream oil industry: is there evidence of price asymmetry? – by J Abrenica, R Danao, & N Mendoza
  • Poor parents, rich children: the role of schooling, non farm work, and migration in rural Philippines – by J Estudillo, Y Mano, Y Sawada, & K Otsuka
  • Has the Philippines forever lost its chance at industrialization? – by J Williamson & E de Dios
  • Evolutionary economics and household behaviour – by C Horioka
  • Empirical measurement of illicit tobacco trade in the Philippines – by V Abola, D Sy, R Denniston, & A So
  • The effects of a minimum wage on employment outcomes: an application of regression discontinuity design – by K Canales
  • The impacts of microcredit on poverty reduction: evidence from Cambodian rural villages – by P Runsinarith

Policy Notes

  • (PN 2014-6) Improving Credit Access for the Food and Agriculture Sector through the Enhanced Implementation of Existing Policies and New Strategies – by G Teves
  • (PN 2014-5R) Eastern Visayas after Yolanda: Evidence from Household Survey – by M Ravago, D Mapa, and Associates
  • (PN 2014-4) Investing in S&T and R&D in the Face of AEC Competition – by E Pernia and R Clarete
  • (PN 2014-3) Tax Policy for Good Governance, Job Creation and Inclusive Growth – by R Alonso
  • (PN 2014-2) Designing a Competitive Electricity Market – by MJ Abrenica
  • (PN 2014-1) How did the Philippines level its tax treatment of imported and local distilled spirits? – by R Clarete