Events Calendar Archived (October 2013)

Date: October 24, 2013
Time: 1:00 pm
Venue: C.P. Romulo Hall, NEDA sa Makati Bldg., Makati City

The Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) conducted a Pulong Saliksikan entitled "Financing Infrastructure in the Philippines" last 24 October 2013 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Carlos P. Romulo Hall of the NEDA sa Makati Bldg., Makati City.

The research presentation was given by Dr. Adora Navarro, Senior Research Fellow of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies.

Her presentation focused on the draft study "Financing Infrastructure in the Philippines" which she co-authored with PIDS President Gilberto Llanto. The draft paper presents an overview of infrastructure development in the Philippines, details the Philippine infrastructure investment pipeline, analyzes the national and external sources of infrastructure financing, and discusses public-private partnerships and capital market development. The study is being supported by the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia and was released on a limited circulation basis during the Pulong Saliksikan.


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Date: October 16, 2013
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Speaker Fuentebella Hall, Ground Floor, South Wing Annex, House of Representatives

In observance of the House of Representatives (HOR) Month this October, the Congressional Planning and Budget Research Department of the House of Representatives and the Philippine Institute for Development Studies held a seminar forum on "Industry Roadmaps and National Industrial Development" last October 16 at the HOR in Quezon City. Senior Research Fellow and Acting Vice President of PIDS, Dr. Rafaelita Aldaba, presented the Philippine new industrial policy which aims to help the government in crafting relevant measures that can enhance productivity growth in the manufacturing sector, deepen the linkages of domestic firms and small and medium enterprises with large domestic and multinational companies, and attract more investments. Such a policy is crucial in building a strong and modern industrial sector which can facilitate sustained and high growth levels for the country.

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Date: October 10, 2013
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Venue: C.P. Romulo Hall, NEDA sa Makati Bldg., Makati City

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Philippines Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) held a joint forum titled "Growth in Developing Asia and the Philippine Economic Outlook" last October 10, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Carlos P. Romulo Hall of the NEDA sa Makati Building, Makati City.

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The forum focused on the latest global and regional economic outlook, in particular the recent market turbulence, and its implications for the Philippine economy. The forum also covered the country`s standing challenges in translating the strong growth performance into a more inclusive growth that can benefit the poorer segments of the population.

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