Industrial Policy Team
What we do
Through basic research and analysis, roundtable discussions and key informant interviews, the AER IP Team seeks to test specific ideas on industrial policy and gauge various groups’ openness to them.
Localizing Industrial Development Planning
Eastern Visayas is now the focus of much of the post-Yolanda rehabilitation efforts, with billions of pesos to be funneled into the region for rebuilding infrastructure and reviving growth. The ground is rife for the introduction of different strategies to facilitate sustainability and draw strengths from these various interventions.
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