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PH places 46th in new Digital Competitiveness Ranking

PH places 46th in new Digital Competitiveness Ranking

AIM RSN Policy Center for Competitiveness releases 2017 World Competitiveness Yearbook results

Posted: 2017-06-01
The AIM Rizalino S. Navarro Policy Center for Competitiveness releases the Philippine results of the 2017 World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY).

PH falters in global talent competitiveness, falls seven notches in WTR

Posted: 2016-12-05

IMD World Talent Report.PNGAIM RSN Policy Center for Competitiveness releases IMD World Talent Report 2016 results.




BID Consortium wins the 2016 Outstanding Book Award

Posted: 2016-06-03

thumbnail.png The Building an Inclusive Democracy Consortium wins the 2016 Outstanding Book Award.




PH competitiveness slows down, slips one notch in WCY rankings

Posted: 2016-05-24

WCY2016 News Thumbnail.jpg The AIM Rizalino S. Navarro Policy Center for Competitiveness releases the Philippine results of the 2016 World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY).



RSN PCC's 5-Year Accomplishment Report (2011-2015)

Posted: 2016-01-14

RSN Policy Center for Competitiveness gives a report of their accomplishments as a think tank and public policy research arm of the Asian Institute of Management over the last five years (2011-2015).

Maritime and Regional Security in the Asia Pacific: Challenges and Prospects for Cooperation

Posted: 2015-11-12

thumbnail maritime.jpgThe Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the AIM Rizalino S. Navarro Policy Center (formerly the AIM Policy Center) will hold a conference titled Maritime and Regional Security in the Asia-Pacific: Challenges and Prospects for Cooperation. To be held on Friday, November 20, 2015 at the Makati Diamond Residences, the conference will begin at 09:30 AM and end at 03:30 PM. The conference will feature discussions on the recent trends and developments on maritime and regional security in the Asia-Pacific. 

PHL competitiveness ranking up by one notch

Posted: 2015-05-29

pccnews-thumb_2015-wcy-results.jpgAIM Rizalino S. Navarro Policy Center for Competitiveness releases World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) results.



2nd Building an Inclusive Democracy Discussion Series: Patronage in Government Service Delivery

Posted: 2014-07-22

AIM Policy Center, in partnership with Ateneo School of Government, University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance, and De La Salle Jesse M. Robredo Institute of Governance will hold a discussion on Kate Vyborny's research on Patronage in Government Services Delivery in Pakistan.


APC to hold a forum on combating corruption and promoting competitiveness

Posted: 2014-06-30

Anti-corruption efforts are often equated with the quest for "incorruptible leaders". Such leaders are thought to produce a "halo effect", improving the overall corruption perceptions of a country and contributing to the change management needed to curb corruption in public and private sectors.


PHL competitiveness stalls, amidst other faltering emerging markets

Posted: 2014-05-20

The Philippines dropped four places in the 2014 World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) ranking to 42nd this year from 38th in 2013.



APC to hold a public forum on Enhancing Connectivity and Economic Dev't in the Phils.

Posted: 2014-05-14

The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy-National University of Singapore and the Asian Institute of Management Policy Center will hold a forum on TV white space technologies and its role in enhancing broadband connectivity and economic development in the country.


APC, Zuellig School, and IDRC to hold a seminar on SME Policy Reforms in 47th ADB Annual Meeting

Posted: 2014-04-24

The Asian Institute of Management Policy Center, AIM Stephen Zuellig Graduate School of Development Management, and International Development Research Centre will bring top experts on SMEs and governance in a seminar that would focus on evidence-based policy reforms for SME growth.


An Invitation to the forum Understanding 21st Century China: All Under Heaven?

Posted: 2014-03-20

blog-thumb_understanding-21st-century-china.jpgChina has experienced remarkable changes since economic reforms were implemented in the 1980s and since then, China's poverty rate has declined from 53% in 1981 to around 8% in 2001.


The 2014 SWS Survey Review

Posted: 2014-01-13

For thirteen years, it has been a tradition of Social Weather Stations (SWS) and the Asian Institute of Management Policy Center (APC), with support from Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), to review the major lessons in the past year from the unique perspective of SWS survey respondents nationwide.


JOB OPENING: Research Associates and Economists

Posted: 2014-01-07

AIM Policy Center, the policy think tank of the Asian Institute of Management, is looking for research associates and economists.


AIM Policy Center Organizes 2013 Pinoy Youth Barometer Conference

Posted: 2013-07-23

PYBconference_thumb.jpgLast July 19, 2013, the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Policy Center, in cooperation with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), together with the Philippine Economic Society, held the 2013 Pinoy Youth Barometer Conference: Prospects for Education, Employment, and Migration at The Bayleaf Hotel, Intramuros, Manila.


Pinoy Youth Barometer Conference 2013

Posted: 2013-06-26

PYBConference-thumb.jpgIn order to address research and policy questions relevant to the youth, the AIM Policy Center (APC) in partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched the Pinoy Youth Barometer Project in August 2012.


AIM Policy Center Holds International Conference on Competition Policy

Posted: 2013-06-07

competition-analysis_thumb.jpgLast 06 June 2013, The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Social and Economic Governance Programme Asia (SOPAS) in Tokyo, in cooperation with the Asian Institute of Management Policy Center (APC), hosted a conference entitled Competition Policies as Instruments of Social and Economic Development: Asian Perspectives.


PHL competitiveness ranking improves from 43rd to 38th

Posted: 2013-05-29

WCY 2013 News thumb.jpgThe Philippines improved five notches to 38th from 43rd in the 2013 World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) ranking.



APC to Release 2013 WCY Rankings

Posted: 2013-05-29

WCY 2013 News thumb.jpgAIM Policy Center will be releasing the 2013 World Competitiveness Results on May 30.



Reducing Corruption will Increase Economic Freedom in the Philippines by James Roberts

Posted: 2012-11-26

apcnews_archive10-reducing-corruption_icon.jpgHeritage 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.


2012 State of Philippine Competitiveness

Posted: 2012-11-26

apcnews_archive08-state-of-ph_icon.jpgThis 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).


AIM Policy Center’s Analysis of the 2012 World Competitiveness Rankings

Posted: 2012-11-26

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).

2012 World Competitiveness Rankings to be released on May 31

Posted: 2012-11-26

apcnews_archive03-world-competitiveness_icon.jpgThe 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.