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Continuity and Change in Philippine Anti-Poverty Paradigms: 1986-2010

Continuity and Change in Philippine Anti-Poverty Paradigms: 1986-2010

Jan 25, 2012

Continuity and Change in Philippine Anti-Poverty Paradigms: 1986-2010 By Jerik Cruz (Note: This article is a longer version of a piece that will appear on Focus-Philippines’ upcoming Poverty Policy Review) We know that from the time that humankind first invented the wheel, poverty and inequality have marked nearly all human societies and civilizations....

Poverty in the Philippines: Overall Summary of Trends

Poverty in the Philippines: Overall Summary of Trends

Jan 25, 2012

Poverty in the Philippines: Overall Summary of Trends (Note: This piece is a segment from a larger article “Poverty in the Philippines: A Profile”, showcased in Focus-Philippines’ upcoming Poverty Policy Review) This profile of poverty presents a number of patterns and trends which have characterized the experience of Philippine poverty in recent years. The...

Poverty in the Philippines: General and Subsistence Poverty

Poverty in the Philippines: General and Subsistence Poverty

Jan 25, 2012

Poverty in the Philippines: General and Subsistence Poverty (Note: This article is a segment from a larger piece “Poverty in the Philippines: A Profile”, showcased in Focus-Philippines’ upcoming Poverty Policy Review) The official records attest to countless longstanding impediments in the Philippine’s quest for poverty reduction. More than...

Poverty in the Philippines: Resource Inequality

Poverty in the Philippines: Resource Inequality

Jan 25, 2012

Poverty in the Philippines: Resource Inequality (Note: This piece is a segment from a larger article “Poverty in the Philippines: A Profile”, showcased in Focus-Philippines’ upcoming Poverty Policy Review) Natural Resource Distribution and Landholding Inequality Percent of farms Year Average Farm Size (ha) Above 10 ha. Above 25 ha. Gini Ratio...

Poverty in the Philippines: Income Inequality

Poverty in the Philippines: Income Inequality

Jan 25, 2012

Poverty in the Philippines: Income Inequality (Note: This piece is a segment from a larger article “Poverty in the Philippines: A Profile”, showcased in Focus-Philippines’ upcoming Poverty Policy Review) Income Inequality from 1985 to 2009 Year Philippines Urban* Rural* 1985 0.4466 0.4555 0.3796 1988 0.4466 0.4447 0.3891 1991 0.4680 0.4736...

Poverty in the Philippines: Urban and Rural Poverty

Poverty in the Philippines: Urban and Rural Poverty

Jan 25, 2012

Poverty in the Philippines: Urban and Rural Poverty (Note: This piece is a segment from a larger article “Poverty in the Philippines: A Profile”, showcased in Focus-Philippines’ upcoming Poverty Policy Review) Urban vs. Rural Poverty Incidence (%) Area 1985 1988 1991 1994 1997 2000 2006 2008 Philippines 44.2 40.2 39.9 35.5 31.8 33.7 32.9 -...