The Philippine Institute for Development Studies will hold a webinar on June 11, 2020, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm to feature the PIDS research paper titled “Philippine Statistical System in the Wake of the Emerging Data Revolution and Digitization”.

Authored by PIDS Senior Research Fellow Jose Ramon G. Albert and Research Specialist Jana Flor V. Vizmanos, the study looked into the statistical capacity and enabling environment of the Philippine Statistical System, which plays a significant role in national development planning. It also tackled issues such as trust and confidentiality and accuracy of data in the wake of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and digitization. It also provided some policy recommendations on how to improve the statistical system in the country to meet the demands of the modern times.

This webinar will be streamed live on the PIDS Facebook page. Those who want to join the actual webinar should PRE-REGISTER using this link: For inquiries, please contact Ms. Rowena T. Taliping or Ms. Gwen B. de la Cruz at or, respectively.


How Can the Philippine Statistical System (PSS) Keep Up with the Fourth Industrial Revolution (FIRe) and Other Challenges: The PSS in the Wake of Emerging Data Revolution and Digitalization by Dr. Jose Ramon Albert, Senior Research Fellow, PIDS and Ms. Jana Flor Vizmanos, Research Specialist, PIDS

The recording of this webinar may be viewed at

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