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The Philippine EconomyDevelopment, Policies, and Challenges$
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Arsenio M. Balisacan and Hal Hill

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780195158984

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195158989.001.0001

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An Introduction to the Key Issues

An Introduction to the Key Issues

(p.3) 1 An Introduction to the Key Issues
The Philippine Economy

Arsenio M. Balisacan (Contributor Webpage)

Hal Hill (Contributor Webpage)

Oxford University Press

Provides an overview of the book. It illustrates how the chapters are organized to cover the four major facets of the Philippine economy and development policy – the political economy setting, macro and international dimensions, the sectors, and finally social and distributional issues. It features a broad comparative survey of the country's development and highlights the major episodes that have affected this development record. It concludes by explaining the development record and most importantly, the issues and challenges that the country faces.

Keywords:   agriculture, development record, economic growth, environment, industry, inequality, macroeconomic policy, political economy, poverty, services, structural change

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