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PIDS STUDY CALLS FOR GREATER TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN SPENDING MVUC FUND

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To improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the collection and disbursement of the Motor Vehicle Users Charge (MVUC) fund, a study by state think tank Philippine Institute for Development || Read more >>



GIVING CROP INSURANCE TO POOR FARMERS HELPS REDUCE POVERTY--PIDS STUDY

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Crop insurance can be an effective safety net that can significantly reduce poverty among agricultural households. This is according to a study by state think tank Philippine Institute for Develo || Read more >>



PIDS CALLS FOR REFINEMENT IN DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS FOR CHILDREN OF PANTAWID BENEFICIARIES

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State think tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) has outlined several recommendations to improve the design and implementation of the college scholarship grants for the childr || Read more >>



EXPERT PROPOSES ALTERNATIVE WAY TO TRACK ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE

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The health of business activities in the country could be used as an indicator in assessing the country's economic performance. In his lecture at the Philippine Institute for Development Studi || Read more >>



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PIDS in the News

  • January 16, 2017 || Malaya
    PIDS suggests keeping, expanding 4Ps
    The abolition or the scaling down of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), pushed by the militant left and their allies in Congress would have damaging unintended consequences on the present and future welfare of poor children, a report released by the Philippine Institute for De || Read more >>


  • January 16, 2017 || Business World
    Health care in public hospitals compromised, says PIDS policy note
    HEALTH CARE in the countrys public hospitals is compromised by the maintenance of their assets, according to a policy note by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) released last Friday, Jan. 13. The policy note, titled How budgeting practices on health-car || Read more >>


  • January 15, 2017 || Business Mirror
    Bigger cash grants to weaken work ethics
    A study conducted by the Philippine Institute of Deve-lopment Studies (Pids) raised warning bells over higher- than-necessary conditional cash transfer (CCT) grants as this could lead to a culture of dependency among recipients. The study, titled Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program: Boon || Read more >>


  • January 15, 2017 || Business Mirror
    Poor kids at risk if 4Ps is abolished"think tank
    The Conditional Cash Transfer Program (Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or 4Ps) is a smart populist program and its abolition or scaling down could damage the gains achieved especially on the welfare of poor children, according to state think tank Philippine Institute for Development S || Read more >>


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