Diagnosing the Philippine Economy: Toward Inclusive Growth
Dante B. Canlas, Muhammad Ehsan Khan, Juzhong Zhuang
Anthem Press, 2009 - Business & Economics - 343 pages
The pace of growth in the Philippines is slower than that of many neighbouring countries, and despite increasing growth in the period before the current global financial crisis, domestic investment remained weak, and had a declining share in gross domestic product. Understanding limits to growth in the Philippines' economy and how they may be counteracted is crucial for policy makers seeking to encourage economic development.
'Diagnosing the Philippine Economy' investigates the binding constraints on economic development, by following a growth diagnostics approach. Articles within this collection cover the areas of macroeconomic management; trade, investments, and production; infrastructure, human capital; equity and the social sector; poverty reduction efforts; and governance and political institutions. The studies' findings provide insight for politicians, academicians, and economists into the issues and their potential solutions.
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Development Performance and Policy
Critical Constraints to Growth and Poverty Reduction
Crisis Logit Regressions
Trade Investments and Domestic Production
Global Competitiveness Index
Panel Data Analysis of Output Per Capita