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Reassessing our Fear of Crime: Determinants and Impact     

October 20

The Asian Institute of Management Rizalino S. Navarro Policy Center for Competitiveness (AIM RSN PCC) in partnership with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) held a forum on Reassessing our Fear of Crime: Determinants and Impact on 20 October 2016, at the Makati Diamond Residences, Makati City. 

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Towards a Shared Prosperity: Building Synergies in Competitiveness and Development Concrete Evidence About Solutions to Poverty 2016 SWS Survey Review

August 24

As part of the contribution to promote national competitiveness and shared prosperity, the AIM Rizalino S. Navarro Policy Center for Competitiveness, in partnership with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Philippines, held a conference on competitiveness and development on 24 August 2016.

July 7

The Asian Institute of Management Rizalino S. Navarro Policy Center, in cooperation with the International Care Ministries (ICM), the Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), and the Stephen Zuellig Graduate School of Developent Management, held a discussion entitled Concrete Evidence About Solutions to Poverty at AIM's Meralco Case Room. The forum focused on the IPA's recently concluded randomized control trials on the ICM's Ultrapoverty Program.

January 27

Now on its fifteenth year, this annual review  was a venue for the discussion and synthesis of insights and trends drawn from the results of various SWS surveys, focusing on topics such as Pope Francis, poverty and crime, the government, the Mindanao peace process and the upcoming 2016 National Elections. 


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Maritime and Regional Security in the Asia-Pacific: Challenges and Prospects for Cooperation Building Inclusive Democracies in ASEAN Book Launch Pursuing Inclusive Development and Shared Prosperity - Policy Symposium
November 20
The event is part of a series of forums which aims to synthesize and facilitate sharing of information and evidence by experts and scholars on the relevant issues, and establish a platform through which policymakers can engage scholars, experts and other stakeholders in an evidence-based discussion as well as to raise greater public awareness on the various regional and maritime security issues in the region.
November 10
The "Building Inclusive Democracies in ASEAN" book was launched during the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Philippine Economic Society at the Legazpi Room, InterContinental Hotel, Makati City. The book is a result of a cross-seminal collaboration between four institutions.
September 23
The policy symposium served as a culminating event of the Towards Zero Poverty Project held at the Palawan Ballroom of the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Manila. The symposium was attended by government officials, students, professors, the media, and civil society organizations.
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Aquino’s Last Mile: Ramping up and Sustaining Daang Matuwid Resilient and Responsive Communities: Ensuring Inclusive Growth in the Philippines High Productivity Growth: Enabling an Efficient Poverty Reduction Strategy for the Philippines
August 03
The conference aims to assess the accomplishments of the incumbency, the remaining initiatives of the reform agenda for the last year of this presidency, and the issues that must be raised before the voters for 2016.
June 30
The third workshop mainly tackled social protection and good governance, The sessions highlighted the need for reforms on health services and the role of governance in achieving the reforms. It was attended by academics and representatives from different sectors and fields thus encouraging a well-rounded discussion.
June 29
The second workshop focused on rebalancing growth and structural transformation through agricultural reforms. The discussions revolved around specific actions to create jobs for the growing youth. It was attended by various experts from different sectors including former NEDA Director Generals, National Scientists, and economists.
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Institutionalizing Anti-Corruption and Good Governance: International Experience and Evidence

The Last Mile: Sustaining and Accelerating Poverty Reduction in the Philippines

Rising China: Specific Policy Options for the Philippines and the United States

June 06
The forum featured experts and researchers of anti-corruption reforms, drawing mainly on Asian policy experience and evidence. It particularly aimed to identify priority areas for targeted intervention, as well as the general tools and strategies to combat corruption.
March 06
The first workshop under the Towards Zero Poverty Project convened development experts and economists in a roundtable discussion. The discussion, which sought to identify key issues on poverty in the Philippines,  focused on four key areas on poverty reduction: Fostering Inclusive Growth, Measuring Poverty, Job Creation, and Structural Transformation.
February 05
The forum focused on the lecture of Fullbright-SyCip Distinguished Lecturer, Dr. Michael Tkacik where he emphasized why the South China Sea remains to be one of the most important disputes in the region for political and economic reasons.
2015 SWS Survey Review    
January 21
Now on its fourteenth year, this event serves as a forum to review the various SWS surveys conducted over the past year, highlighting key insights and drawing lessons for future policy.


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The New Era of Governance

Enhancing Connectivity for Economic Development in the Philipines: Opportunities from TV White Spaces

Does Minimum Wage Hinder Job Growth and Poverty Reduction?

July 25
Dr. Marcelo Giugale, Senior Director of the World Bank (WB) Group's Global Practice on Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management, gave a seminar on political reform entitled "A New Era of Governance at the Asian Institute of Management.
June 8
The forum centered on the use of TV white spaces, frequencies or channels set aside for television broadcasting which are unused, for nationwide Internet provision. Speakers discussed the opportunities for using TVWS technologies to enhance connectivity and economic development especially in the provinces. The provision of Internet access to far-reached schools and the improvement and ease of the daily living of rural communities were two of the countless benefits and developments presented. 
June 6
The forum centered on the findings of Dr. Vicente Paqueo, Dr. Aniceto Orbeta, Dr. Leonardo Lanzona and Dean Dulayof the Philippine Institute for Development Studies. Their study showed that our country's minimum wage policies currently have a negative impact on the job opportunities available to low skilled workers, and are therefore detrimetal to the income and poverty status of these households.
Understanding 21st Century China: All Under Heaven    
April 2
The forum centered on policy discussions with Prof. Emeritus Marwyn Samuels of Syracuse University, Dr. Liping Zheng of ADB, and former ABC News Beijing Bureau Chief Mr. Chito Sta. Romana. It sought to deepen understanding of the dynamics underlying the territorial dispute between the Philippines and China given the latter's rapidly evolving socioeconomic and geopolitical landscape.


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EPAC 2013

US, China and ASEAN: The Evolving Realities in the West Philippine Sea


Nov. 7-8
The Enterprise Performance in Asia (EPA) Project promotes evidence-based research on MSME issues like obstacles to growth, innovation, and vulnerability to crisis by supporting new research undertakings that will investigate the challenges faced by Asian enterprises.
October 04
The forum featured policy discussions with Mr. Walter B. Slocombe, Former US Defense Undersecretary for Intelligence, Admiral Dennis C. Blair, Former United States Director of National Intelligence and Commander in Chief of the US Pacific Command, and Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio of the Supreme Court.


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Institution and Economic Development

Forum on the Philippines, China and ASEAN Prospects for Cooperation and Regional Public Goods in the South China Sea

SPC Strengthening Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Development and Regional Connectivity

December 07
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Brownbag on MSMEs with Dr. Aimee Hampel-Milagrosa 2012 SWS Survey Review  
March 07
January 18


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Labor Mobility

2010 SWS Survey Review

Thought Leaders' Forum