Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/127802
Authors: 
Reyes, Celia M.
Year of Publication: 
2002
Series/Report no.: 
PIDS Discussion Paper Series 2002-20
Abstract: 
The paper examines the performance of the Philippines with respect to the fight against poverty. It reviews the trends in poverty using the various human development indicators. It also examines the changes in the policy environment over the last 25 years. It identifies issues relating to programs, institutional arrangements and poverty measurement.
Subjects: 
social safety net programs
poverty
chronic poverty
transient poverty
poverty reduction programs
decomposition
targeting schemes
community-based monitoring system
minimum basic needs
human development index (HDI)
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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