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World Bank: Philippines Poised for More and Better Jobs

By Axel Van Trotsenburg, World Bank Vice President for East Asia and Pacific If the first quarter of this year is any indication, the Philippines is doing well in terms of gross domestic product (GDP) growth. At almost 8 percent,

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Otaviano Canuto, World Bank Group: Fiscal Policy Redux

As part of their response to negative shocks coming from advanced economies after the Lehman Brothers’ collapse in 2008, most developing countries resorted to countercyclical fiscal policy. Such a policy choice was available to many developing economies that entered the

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