Small Area Estimation :
An Overview of Existing Methodologies
with Application to the Estimation
of Unemployment Rates in the Philippines
à la Faculté des études supérieures
de l’Université Laval
du grade de maître ès sciences...
According to the Economists of the Philippines, poverty is worse in rural areas with 53 percent of families below the poverty line because job or economic opportunities have been scarce but the urban poor who are 23 percent of urban...
UNEMPLOYMENT AS A PROBLEM OF NEWLY GRADUATES
IN THE PHILIPPINES
The country’s education system continues to turn out college graduates whose training and skills are not attuned to the needs of the labor market both at home and abroad. This is the lament of human resources and...
Ruel Kristofer C. Sabangan 3 – E1
Determining the Impacts of Labor Participation Rate,
Unemployment Rate and Gross National Income per capita
On Total Crime Rate in the Philippines
Crime is inevitable, it occurs every day and it might be even happening right now. It is a...
I believe that the Philippines is in a crisis but it is not yet a fiscal crisis. By definition, fiscal crisis is a condition in which government can no longer manage its debts due to a huge budget deficit, an imbalance between revenues and expenditures. The budget deficit reached P199.9 billion in 2...
Country Paper: Philippines
The Philippines is an island nation located in the Malay Archipelago in Southeast Asia, with Manila as its capital. It comprises 7,107 islands called the Philippine Archipelago, with a total land area of approximately 300,000 square kilometers or 116,000 square miles, mak...
86.97 million (2006 est.)*
PHP 1364.5 B
(Q1 2006 est.)*
Tagalog, English, Spanish
GDP real growth rate
Philippine Peso (PHP)
(Aug 2006 est.)*
The Philippines had an estimated population of 88.6M in August 2007. The rate of population growth has been slowing in recent decades (according to national sources), from an average of 3% per year in the 1960s to 2.1% in the 1990s. This reflects two trends: a fall in...
Today, a global recession has become a biggest threat to world. Due to this global recession, it is a macroeconomics crisis. In last few years, unemployment has become a serious and top most problem in many part of the world. Also increased globalizations have put more employee job i...
Migration, Remittances, Poverty and Inequality
Ernesto M. Pernia
The paper looks into the effects of international migration and remittances on household incomes and well-being, poverty reduction, human capital investment, saving, and regional development in the...
poverty in the philippines always been aware of the gap that exists between theory and practice. Way back in my grad student days, Big Theory was the rule (see Reflections on Globalization for an example of the syndrome). Indeed, I suppose I was somewhat unusual in that I made the transition from th...
The Philippines is one of the three countries granted exemption in 1995 from the removal of quantitative restriction (QR) on rice under Annex 5 of the World Trade Organization (WTO) agreement. Japan and South Korea are the other two countries. The exemption will expire on December 31,...
Background of the study
This topic was chosen for investigation because of a need for an in-depth study of the culture of major ethnic groups in the country today. Philippine culture is very diverse and with this in mind, a thorough research and analysis of the culture of...
Japan: Prospects For 2007 And 2008
Japan is currently enjoying its longest period of economic growth since World War II. In November 2006, this expansionary phase surpassed the 57-month ‘Izanagi’ boom of 1965-1970, although it should be noted that growt...
Child Labor in the Philippines:
A Review of Selected Studies and Policy Papers(
Rosario del Rosario and Melinda Bonga
Office of the Chancellor for Research and Development, University of the Philippines; Australian Agency for International Development and United Nations Children’s Fund
I. Case Overview
Philippine Orient Airways (POA) is an airline company that focuses on domestic operations. They took part of the market share when the Company was incorporated in January 21, 1997, and formally started operations after receiving the Operator’s Permit from the Government. With g...
What is International trade? International trade is defined as trade between two or more partners from different countries in the exchange of goods and services. In order to understand International trade, we need to first know and understand what trade is, which is the buying and selling of produ...
The Philippines amidst the Asian Financial Crisis
And the Global financial Crisis
Since before, there had been many financial crisis happened, for instance the Great depression of the 1930’s, the U.S recession of 2001 and other financial crisis. All of the country in the world...
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the largest business group in the country, expressed support on government’s move to rally the business community in crafting the mandate for the K-12 Program of the Aquino administration.
K-12, which means 12...
October 2001. The Population Commission (Popcom) said there are 30.6 million Filipinos or 6.12 million families who are suffering from poverty. When I learned about this, I took consolation with the notion that I am not alone, yet I felt dismayed over the complacency of our national government offic...