YELLOW PAD By Filomeno S. Sta. Ana III and Viviane Apostol JCOMP /FREEPIK “Build, Build, Build” has been the mantra of the Rodrigo Duterte administration, which undoubtedly was instrumental in the high economic growth before the...
AER: Recto’s VAT exemption for housing in CREATE only protects the upper class; insensitive to the ongoing pandemic and calamities
Senator Ralph Recto’s amendment to the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) Bill seeking to permanently remove the value-added tax (VAT) on housing is not an effective way to develop the housing...Read More
Action for Economic Reforms position paper on Senator Ralph Recto’s Housing Amendments for the CREATE Bill
Action for Economic Reforms Reaction to Senator R. Recto’s Housing Amendments for the CREATE Bill 12 November 2020 The Path to Sustainable Housing: not the Recto way The CREATE bill is a much-needed reform to help economic...Read More
AER brands Sen. Recto as the Donald Trump of the Philippines, lambasts his disruption of the CREATE Bill discussions
AER brands Sen. Recto as the Donald Trump of the Philippines, lambasts his disruption of the CREATE Bill discussions On Wednesday, local think tank Action for Economic Reforms (AER) lambasted Senator Ralph Recto for his...Read More
YELLOW PAD By Ma. Ophelia Butalid-Echaves In an effort to address the years of stagnation of the rice sector, the Rice Tariffication Law (RTL) was signed into law on Feb. 14, 2020. The RTL should increase the rice...Read More
Action for Economic Reforms: No clear evidence that e-cigarettes are an effective tool for smoking cessation
Amid aggressive actions of commercial interests and their political allies to undermine regulation by trying to discredit the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Action for Economic Reforms (AER) refuted the claim that...Read More
YELLOW PAD By Pia Rodrigo Policy reform is a complex undertaking in our country. The weakness of our institutions and the bureaucracy’s vulnerability to political pressures often lead to constraints imposed on activists and...Read More
AER Mobile Numbers
With the threat of the Corona Virus Disease (COVID) 19 and the government’s decision to put Metro Manila in “community quarantine”, Action for Economic Reforms, Inc. will have irregular office hours from March 15 to April 14, 2020. To contact us, you may call the following alternative mobile numbers:
Globe – 0995-7166014
Smart – 0999-4892242
Keep safe everyone!