The AER Industrial Policy Team aims to contribute to the development of a policy agenda to address weaknesses in the country's industrial outcomes.

A reform long overdue

By Jenina Joy Chavez – February 9, 2020 Much fuss has been raised about the proposed Corporate Income Tax and Incentives Rationalization Act or CITIRA (the erstwhile Tax Reform for Attracting Better and High-Quality Opportunities or TRABAHO Bill), with claims that it affects the mood of investors who now choose to wait and see. What’s […]

Gaps in the ILO -DOLE decent work programming

By Rene Ofreneo – January 24, 2019 The  Manila  Office  of the  International  Labor  Organization  (ILO)  and the  Department of Labor and  Employment (DOLE) have  drafted  a Decent  Work Country  Program (DWCP) for  2018-2024.  The  overall thrust  of  the  DWCP is to promote  full and  productive decent work for  all Filipinos. The term “decent  work” has […]