Latest Press Releases


Press Releases


Technological innovation can be affordable for PH—PIDS


April 26, 2017

In a world where everything is fast-paced because of advancement brought by technology, companies have to think about different ways to cope up.

PHL, ASEAN countries push for deeper economic integration


April 07, 2017

Recent development in the global economy, particularly the withdrawal of the US from the TPP, leaves the Philippines and other member-states of the ASEAN in a vulnerable spot in the world market today

Think tank warns against ‘unintended consequences’ of gov’t policies and programs


April 06, 2017

If not properly studied and evaluated, seemingly well-intended government policies and programs can have unintended consequences.

Gov’t should provide cash transfer to support farmers after lifting of restrictions on rice imports—PIDS


March 30, 2017

The lifting of restrictions on rice imports in the country this year will signal a greater competition among foreign suppliers and rice importers, as well as a decline in domestic prices.

Expand PhilHealth coverage for PWDs, children and pregnant women—PIDS


March 29, 2017

Women and children who belong to the persons with disabilities (PWDs) sector have lesser access to PhilHealth, according to PIDS.

Expand agri-insurance in PH thru PCIC-LGU partnerships—PIDS study


March 23, 2017

The results showed that providing a premium subsidy resulted in increased enrollment of rice and corn farmers in each province.

ADB economist sees export prospects for PH amid protectionism fears


March 22, 2017

Despite the dramatic decline in global trade coupled with protectionist forces in advanced global economies, exports will remain a major growth driver for most Asian economies such as the Philippines.

Beef up manufacturing sector thru reforms in trade services—PIDS study


March 21, 2017

To fully revive the manufacturing sector, it is necessary for the Philippines to implement reforms and policies toward improving the services sector.

Imposition of total log ban led to corruption—PIDS study


March 09, 2017

The implementation of Executive Order (EO) 23 on total log ban has led to corruption, according to a study released by state think tank PIDS.

Expert proposes new way to track poverty, inequality


March 08, 2017

It is more effective to monitor poverty and inequality by looking into the conditions of target social groups instead of specific individuals, according to a poverty and inequality expert.