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Working Paper
Antonio Jaime, Rikken Remedios, Verzosa EmmelineMar 01, 2014

Just as development means less poverty or better access to justice, it also means fewer gaps in wellbeing between males and females. Women's empowerment and gender equality are development objectives in their own r...

Policy Research Working Paper
Yamauchi FutoshiJan 01, 2014

This paper aims to estimate the impact of school-based management on students' test scores in the Philippines. Estimation results using double differencing combined with propensity score matching show that school-b...

Policy Research Working Paper
Yamauchi Futoshi, Parandekar SuhasJan 01, 2014

This paper examines inequality patterns of school and teacher resources as well as student performance in the Philippines. School and teacher resources, measured by pupil classroom and teacher ratios and per-pupil ...

Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Franco Jennifer, Soliman Hector, Cisnero Maria RodaJan 01, 2014

Community-based paralegalism has been active in the Philippines for the past 30 years, and yet its contribution to access to justice and the advancement of the rights and entitlements of the poor has been largely an ...

Policy Research Working Paper
Beam Emily, McKenzie David, Yang DeanNov 01, 2013

Significant income gains from migrating from poorer to richer countries have motivated unilateral (source-country) policies facilitating labor emigration. However, their effectiveness is unknown. The authors conduc...

Public Expenditure

The report urges the adoption of tax policy measures to increase revenue and expenditures on education, health, conditional cash transfers and infrastructure. Read More »

Chiyo Kanda
Portfolio & Operations Manager for the Philippines
Philippines - Gender Toolkit

This toolkit provides the KALAHI-CIDSS project with a set of tested and cost-effective gender outcome indicators. Read More »