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Enhancing youth employability is a business mission

Enhancing youth employability is a business mission By Rene E. Ofreneo – November 29, 2017 “Employability” refers to the general readiness of workers, the young labor entrants in particular, to participate in a dynamic labor market. This means having a workforce with the right education, skills, know-how, attitudes and capacity to learn new trades or competencies needed by […]

PHOTOS and PRESENTATIONS: Industrial Policy, Climate Change and Energy: Charting a Sustainable Future

The forum Industrial Policy, Climate Change and Energy: Charting a Sustainable Future is an introductory dialogue among different stakeholders, with the end view of strategizing towards longer-term engagement. It aimed to identify specific research, advocacy and policy issues that can be pursued, together or separately, by the participants. At the minimum, it strived for deeper […]

PHOTOS: Forum on Economic Transformation, Equality, Resilience: Challenges for the Duterte Administration and Beyond

The Action for Economic Reforms (AER) held a Roundtable Discussion (RTD) to present its paper entitled Economic Transformation, Equality, Resilience: Challenges for the Duterte Administration and Beyond last September 30, 2016 at the Magellan Room, 41st Floor, Discovery Suites, 25 ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. The paper was written by the following authors: Jenina Joy Chavez, Manuel Montes, […]

PHOTOS: The Economics of Tobacco Farming in the Philippines Publication Launch

The Action for Economic Reforms together with the American Cancer Society launched the report,”The Economics of Tobacco Farming in the Philippines” last September 15, 2016 at the Discovery Suites Hotel. The event was attended by health advocates, tobacco farmers, government agency representatives and the media. The report was presented by Ms. Jenina Joy Chavez of […]

Regional Views on the Critical Challenge for the New Administration and Beyond – July Industrial Policy Team Update

I. Roundtable Discussion on Economic Transformation, Equality, Resilience: Challenges for the Duterte Administration and Beyond – July 13, 2016, Felipina Hall, NEDA Building, Palo, Leyte The AER Industrial Policy Team conducted a Roundtable discussion on Economic Transformation, Equality, Resilience: Challenges for the Duterte Administration and Beyond with NEDA Region VIII and members of the Regional Development Council’s […]

Dr. Manuel “Butch” Montes – Speaker Tour on The Climate Change Challenge to Industrial Policy

Dr. Manuel Montes is the Senior Advisor on Finance and Development at the South Centre in Geneva, Switzerland. He is also a member of the Action for Economic Reforms – Industrial Policy Team. On March 2-4, 2016, Dr. Montes conducted a series of talks about the challenges of climate change on industrial development. He emphasized […]