Philippine Review of Economics

The Philippine Review of Economics is devoted to the publication of theoretical and empirical work in economic development. It welcomes papers about the Philippines and about other developing economics. It is also a forum for research findings that show the links of economics with other disciplines.

The PRE is a joint publication of the UP School of Economics (UPSE) and the Philippine Economic Society (PES).



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Vol 52, No 2 (2015)

Table of Contents


Urban-rural income and wage gaps in the Philippines: measurement error, unequal endowments, or factor market failure?
Karl Kendrick Chua, Louie Limkin, John Nye, Jeffrey Williamson 1-21
American private direct investment in the Philippines after independence
Gerardo P. Sicat 22-37
Singapore’s five decades of development: lessons and future directions
Chia Siow Yue 38-64
The Philippines: on the road to being an emerging economy
Dante B. Canlas 65-83
Development progeria: the role of institutions and the exchange rate
Sarah Lynne S. Daway, Raul V. Fabella 84-99
Malaysia-China trade: old and new routes
Tham Siew Yean, Andrew Jia Yi Kam 100-117
Class participation in politics in Southeast Asia
Joseph J. Capuno 118-142
The effect of trade policy on firm productivity in Thai manufacturing
Archanun Kohpaiboon, Juthathip Jongwanich 143-169
Households’ access to financial services: some evidence from survey data
Gilberto M. Llanto 170-191
The ASEAN business cycle and China’s slowdown
Bhanupong Nidhiprabha 192-209
Goods trade liberalization under the ASEAN Economic Community: effects on the Philippine economy
Ramon L. Clarete, Philip Arnold P. Tuano 210-233
Just how good is unemployment as a measure of welfare? A note
Emmanuel S. de Dios, Katrina Dinglasan 234-245