Publications

POLICY NOTES

The Policy Notes are observations/analyses written by PIDS researchers on certain policy issues. The treatise is holistic in approach and aims to provide useful inputs for decisionmaking. The Notes are circulated to the highest levels of decisionmakers in the country.


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DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH NEWS

Development Research News is the quarterly news publication of PIDS, reporting on the latest findings as well as recommendations of studies and fora conducted by the Institute. The newsletter features articles on key national and current issues, research digests, project updates, and a rundown of the latest PIDS publications. News on PIDS activities provide an inside look into the Institute and the people behind it. The main objective of the newsletter is to highlight policy-oriented issues deemed relevant and timely, in a nontechnical manner.


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DISCUSSION PAPERS

The Discussion Papers are preliminary, unedited and unreviewed papers circulated on a limited basis for the purpose of eliciting critical comments and suggestions for refinement of the studies. They may eventually graduate into any of the Institute's regular publication series. The Philippine APEC Study Center Network (PASCN) also publishes discussion papers on APEC-related matters.


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ECONOMIC ISSUE OF THE DAY

The Economic Issue of the Day is a two-page publication which deals with concepts behind certain economic issues. This dissemination outlet aims to define and explain, in simple and easy-to-understand terms, basic economic concepts as they relate to current and everyday economics-related matters.


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PHILIPPINE JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENT

The Philippine Journal of Development, formerly Journal of Philippine Development, is a professional journal published twice a year which focuses on the various aspects of Philippine development particularly on economy, business, public administration, foreign relations, sociology, political dynamics and other topics which have strong policy implications on Philippine concerns. The Journal serves as a publication outlet of research studies conducted under the auspices of the Institute for greater dissemination and wider reach of the Institute's target audience. The target readers include policymakers, planners, key government officials and other interested individuals and organizations with particular focus on both local and foreign-based researchers and research institutions and the academe.


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RESEARCH PAPER SERIES

The Research Paper Series are the final outputs of the research staff. The Series is a formal publication meant to promote research, stimulate discussion and encourage the use of study results. Studies published under this Series have been reviewed by an internal publications review committee and by external referees. Studies are original and have not been published in any form and contain the rationale, framework, methodology, conclusions or recommendations and other relevant information.


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BOOKS

Books are the ultimate printing outlet of PIDS studies which caters to a broad-based audience or the general public. These books deal with various important policy concerns presented in a comprehensive and coherent manner. They include topics of great significance to the body of knowledge in a particular area of development.