Whither the Philippines in the 21st Century?

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Rodolfo Severino, Lorraine Carlos Salazar
Inst. of Southeast Asian Studies, 2007 - Economic forecasting - 370 pages
Philippine observers are often baffled by the economic and political turmoil that dominates headlines about the country. Yet, at the same time, the Philippines continues to hold the potential for successfully combining political freedoms with sustained economic growth and, thus, improving the lives of its people.In this book, a team of distinguished scholars examines these seemingly contradictory trends in order to gain a sense of the country's prospects.

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About the author (2007)

Rodolfo Severino is a former Philippine diplomat and former ASEAN Secretary-General, is a visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, SIngapore. Lorraine Carlos Salazar is an Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of the Philippines, Dilimann, Quezon City.

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