Long-term national development relies on innovation. Progress in science and technology (S and T) infused with innovation is necessary to achieve sustained economic growth. Innovation improves firm competitiveness and enables access to global markets. Simultaneously, innovation helps expand job opportunities and introduce new industries to the economy.
AUSTRALIAN FIRMS FAVOR PH AS BPO DESTINATION--PIDS STUDY
Most Australian firms prefer the Philippines to explore offshoring opportunities, as opposed to other rival potential business process outsourcing (BPO) destinations in the region, such as India, || Read more >>
ECONOMIC MANAGERS SUPPORT PIDS’ RECOMMENDATION TO FULLY FUND THE UNIFAST
In a position paper submitted to Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, the country's economic managers argued against a proposed policy to provide free tuition to all undergraduates enrolled in || Read more >>
THE PHILIPPINES FACES BRIGHT GROWTH PROSPECTS AMID UNCERTAINTY
The world faces great uncertainties ahead, with global trends in leadership shifting away from cooperation to protectionism. Despite the dubious times, global analyst and CEO of Difference Group, || Read more >>
SOCIAL ENTERPRISES NEED ENABLING BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT TO THRIVE--PIDS STUDY
The Philippines needs to develop an enabling "ecosystem" of policies and institutions to scale up social enterprises.
In a recent study released by state think tank Philippine Institute for De || Read more >>
February 21, 2017 || The Daily TribuneEconomic managers support UNIFAST lawThe countrys economic managers argued against a proposed policy to provide free tuition to all undergraduates enrolled in state universities and colleges (SUCs).
In a position paper submitted to Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Secretaries Ernesto Pernia, Carlos Dominguez an || Read more >>
February 15, 2017 || Philippine StarPIDS urges policy thrust for social enterprises MANILA, Philippines - State-run think tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) is urging the creation of an enabling environment for social enterprises as such businesses, although small, can contribute to the attainment of inclusive growth in the country.
In a discussi || Read more >>
February 19, 2017 || Business MirrorGroups to fete Pinoy innovationSEVERAL groups will fete innovators as it leads in the celebration of the Philippine Innovation Week from February 20 to 24.
Several organizations, such as the Benito and Catalina Yap Foundation (BCYF), have organized their own activities to promote and develop the culture of innovatio || Read more >>