On June 30, 2015, the Aquino administration will enter into the sixth and final year of its term. It is a good time to independently assess the socio-economic performance of the Aquino administration in terms of growth, poverty and employment outcomes with a view of identifying strengths and weaknesses that could inform future policy. The […]
True industrial policy is purpose-driven for meeting social objectives. The vision of sustained growth and industrialization with social justice embodied in the 1987 constitution remains very relevant today.
The time to correct three decades of policy error is now.
Last October 24, 2014, Mr. Butch Montes, the Senior Advisor on Finance and Development at the South Centre in Geneva, met with the AER Industrial Policy Team (AER IP Team) to discuss the current projects of the team. This is a rare opportunity as Mr. Montes is to fly back to Geneva the next day, […]