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Cities and Entrepreneurs over Time: Like a Horse and Carriage?

This paper explores the co-evolution of entrepreneurship and cities. First, it provides a stylized model of development wherein the rise of cities (urbanisation) is the outcome of the activities of en...

Institution: Institute for the Study of Labour(IZA)

Section: Discussion Papers

by Wim Naudé | On 01 Dec 2017

Mechanics of Replacing Benefit Systems with a Basic Income: Comparative Results from a Microsimulation Approach

Recent debates of basic income (BI) proposals shine a useful spotlight on the challenges that traditional forms of income support are increasingly facing, and highlight gaps in social provisions that...

Institution: Institute for the Study of Labour(IZA)

Section: Discussion Papers

by James Browne | On 01 Dec 2017

What does the new 2011-12 IIP series tell us about the Indian manufacturing sector?

The paper discusses the changes in the new 2011-12 base year series of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) to ask, whether the new series has improved our under-standing of the growth in the manu...

Institution: National Institute of Public Finance and Policy

Section: Working Papers

by Radhika Pandey | On 29 Nov 2017

Characterization Of Agricultural Workers In The Philippines

The paper narrates that the inclusive growth requires boosting incomes of workers currently in agriculture, either by shifting them to better-paying jobs outside agriculture or raising wages within ag...

Institution: Philippine Institute of Development Studies (PIDS)

Section: Discussion Papers

by Roehlano M. Briones | On 15 Nov 2017

Can Cheap Oil Hurt Net Importers? Evidence from the Philippines

This paper evaluates the impact of oil price shocks on the Philippines—a developing country and a net oil-importing economy.

Institution: Philippine Institute of Development Studies (PIDS)

Section: Discussion Papers

by Arlan Brucal | On 06 Nov 2017

Outlook for the Philippine Economy and Agro-Industry to 2030: The Role of Productivity Growth

This study provides growth projections for the Philippine agriculture based on growth in productivity differentiated by basic sector, using a computable general equilibrium model.

Institution: Philippine Institute of Development Studies (PIDS)

Section: Discussion Papers

by Roehlano M. Briones | On 01 Nov 2017

Access To Medicines In The Philippines: Overcoming The Barriers

The study says that the said passage has led to the decline of medicine prices since 2009, primarily through the efforts of the Department of Health (DOH) to implement the law using measures on maximu...

Institution: Philippine Institute of Development Studies (PIDS)

Section: Policy Papers/Policy Briefs

by Ramon Clarete | On 01 Nov 2017

Filipino Women In Leadership: Government And Industry

This Policy Note presents current statistics on female representation in key leadership positions in the Philippine government and industry.

Institution: Philippine Institute of Development Studies (PIDS)

Section: Policy Papers/Policy Briefs

by Clarissa C. David | On 01 Nov 2017

Impact of India's Demonetization on Domestic Agricultural Markets

This paper estimates the impact on domestic trade in agricultural commodities of India's demonetization exercise that invalidated 86% of the currency in circulation. Using data on arrivals and prices...

Institution: Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai

Section: Working Papers

by Nidhi Aggarwal | On 01 Nov 2017

Spillovers in Education Choice

This paper examines how skills are shaped by social interactions in families. The paper shows that older siblings causally affect younger sibling’s education choices and early career earnings. The pap...

Institution: Institute for the Study of Labour(IZA)

Section: Discussion Papers

by Juanna Schrøter Joensen | On 01 Nov 2017
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