The Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012 (Republic Act No. 10354) is the result of at least over a decade of advocacy by those who would see Filipino families gain universal access to contraception methods, fertility control, sex education, and maternal care.
The AIM Policy Center, the public policy think tank of the Asian Institute of Management, in partnership with the World Bank, the Foundation for Economic Freedom and the Harvard Kennedy School Alumni Group will host a Lecture on Institutions and Economic Development by James Robinson.
The Asian Institute of Management will hold a public forum entitled "The Philippines, China and ASEAN: Prospects for Cooperation and Regional Public Goods in the South China Sea."
Last November 2012, a shortlist of 20 research proposals was chosen for presentation in a two-day workshop.
Heritage Foundation's lead expert in economic freedom and growth, James Roberts will give a talk on reduction of corruption and its relevance in increasing the economic freedom in the Philippines on September 17, 2012.
This year marks the 16th year of the AIM Policy Center’s (APC) engagement as partner institute of the Switzerland-based International Institute for Management Development (IMD) for the World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY).
This year’s results indicate a slight slippage for the country—from a ranking of 41 to 43 (out of 59 countries in the annual ranking study).
The International Institute for Management Development, in partnership with the AIM Policy Center and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, invite the members of the Philippine press for the release of the 2012 World Competitiveness Rankings.
The Wall Street Journal mentions an AIM study on the impact of political dynasties on a country’s economy and poverty levels.
Political dynasties have persisted in democratic countries, as those with family political ties still make up about 6 percent of the members of Congress and up to 40 percent of the legislature in Mexico and the Philippines, UNICEF economist Ronald Mendoza notes in a new paper for VoxEU.
The mineral wealth of our country, as the mining industry reminds us, is “staggering” – about $840 billion.
Private sector agents spanning micro, small and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs) to large corporations play a critical role in sustained job creation, innovation, and investment in many developing countries.
The AIM Policy Center will hold a community forum on Political Dynasties in the Philippines on October 31, 2012.
When the issue of global rebalancing first emerged, it was focused squarely on the trade imbalance between China and the US. However, the global economic turbulence of 2009-2010 and the subsequent economic fragility and uncertainty enveloping much of the global economy, has begun to underscore how broad this issue really is.
The AIM Policy Center, the public policy think tank of the Asian Institute of Management, in partnership with the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines will host a presentation by James Roberts entitled, "Reducing Corruption will Increase Economic Freedom in the Philippines."
Promoting inclusive growth is the cornerstone of P-Noy’s development plan. Here’s a simple way to summarize the over-all effort. The “growth” part of the strategy is linked to the effort to boost infrastructure, improve economic competitiveness and drum-up private sector investments (e.g., PPPs or Public-Private Partnerships).
Dr. Ronald U. Mendoza, executive director of the AIM Policy Center and associate professor of economics, brings honor and prestige to AIM with his recognition as one of the 2012 Outstanding Young Scientist (OYS) awardees.
This year’s results indicate a slight slippage for the country—from a ranking of 41 to 43 (out of 59 countries in the annual ranking study). In part, these results reflect data on the previous year’s economic performance, and so it still mirrors the challenges faced by the country in 2011.
A series of events contributed to the escalation of tensions in the West Philippine Sea (or South China Sea depending on which beach you’re standing on), including the recent build-up of Chinese military hardware, Vietnam’s decision to pursue its oil and gas exploration in collaboration with the Indian company OGCC, and the Philippines’ recent joint military exercises with the United States. (photo source: Rappler.com)
This column looks at political dynasties, where leadership is passed down through family ties, to see if these are a cause of the persistent social and economic divides. (photo source: Rappler.com)
Prof. Ron Mendoza talks about the proverbial “economic pie." (photo source: Rappler.com)
In this article, I refer to cancer of a much larger and more pernicious nature. Thankfully, possible cures for Corruption are now also being developed in a growing number of countries across the industrialized and developing world. (by Ronald U. Mendoza)
By Mr. Mahar Mangahas
This was an article posted via Inquirer News
Mr. Mahar Mangahas summarizes the SWS Survey of 2011.
The 2012 SWS Survey Review was presented at the Asian Institute of Management, Makati City, as a partnership of the AIM Policy Center and Social Weather Stations, now on its 11th year, with support from the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.
The AIM Policy Center and the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Journal of Asian Business recently organized a forum featuring the research of Mr. Swarnim Wagle of the World Bank and Dr. Nadia Doytch of the College of Business, University of New Haven, entitled “Rethinking Foreign Direct Investment: Global Perspectives ”, at the Global Distance Learning Center of AIM in Makati City, last August 15, 2011.