Ronald U. Mendoza

Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government

Dean

Katipunan Road

Loyola Heights

Quezon City, 1108

Philippines

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1.

From Fat to Obese: Political Dynasties after the 2019 Midterm Elections

ATENEO SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT WORKING PAPER SERIES, September 2019, 19-013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Sep 2019
Ronald U. Mendoza, Leonardo M. Jaminola and Jurel Yap
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, The University of the Philippines Diliman and School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University
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political dynasty, business dynamism, poverty, Philippines, elections

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Advancing Youth Governance in the Philippines: A Narrative of the Sangguniang Kabataan and its Road to Reform

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Feb 2021
Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University and Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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youth governance, Sangguniang Kabataan, legislative reform, political dynasties

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Social Cohesion vs COVID-19

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Mar 2020
Manuel Dayrit and Ronald U. Mendoza
Ateneo de Manila University and Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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COVID-19, communicable disease control, global public good

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An Analysis of Philippine Income Tax Reforms

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2014
Enrico Gloria, Ronald U. Mendoza and Ser Percival Pena-Reyes
Asian Institute of Management, Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Asian Institute of Management
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income tax reforms; tax progressivity; bracket creep

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Death Penalty in the Philippines: Evidence on Economics and Efficacy

ASOG Working Paper 21-003
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Jan 2021
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet), Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo Human Rights Center
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death penalty, criminality, selective justice system, human rights

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The Bataan Nuclear Power Plant in the Philippines: Lessons from a White Elephant Project

ASOG WORKING PAPER 16-001
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2016
Ronald U. Mendoza, Yla Gloria Paras and Donald Bertulfo
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and University of the Philippines
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Nuclear power, white elephant, BNPP

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Economic Charter Change: Examining the Pros and Cons

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Ronald U. Mendoza, Monica Melchor and Monica Melchor
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and University of the Philippines, Diliman - School of EconomicsAsian Institute of Management - Policy Center
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FDI, charter change, Philippine Constitution, investment restrictions

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Counter-Terrorism in the Philippines: Review of Key Issues

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2020
Ronald U. Mendoza, Rommel Jude Ong and Dion Lorenz Romano
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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anti-terrorism, philippines

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The Role of Mayors and Barangay Captains in the Philippines' Anti-Drugs Campaign

ASOG WORKING PAPER 18-002
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Ronald U. Mendoza, Michael Henry Yusingco and Jayvy Gamboa
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo School of Government
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Oplan Tokhang, Anti-Drugs Campaign, 1991 Local Government Code of the Philippines

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COVID-19: Navigating Inclusive Recovery towards the New Normal

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 May 2020
Ronald U. Mendoza
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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COVID-19, health crisis, public private partnership

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Rethinking Rice Policy: Philippine Rice Tariffication as a Win-Win-Win Policy for the Poor, Consumers and Farmers

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 May 2018
Philippine Institute for Development Studies, Ateneo de Manila UniversityDepartment of Economics, Ateneo de Manila University and Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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Rice Policy, Rice Tariffication, Philippines

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Diagnosing Factors behind Officers’ Performance in the Philippine National Police

ASOG WORKING PAPER 20-005
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2020
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila, Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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police performance, Philippine National Police, personality, organizational culture

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Rice Tariffication, Good Governance, and Real Food Security

ASOG WORKING PAPER 19-003
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Apr 2019
Ronald U. Mendoza and Ayn G. Torres
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo School of Government - Ateneo de Manila University
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rice tariffication, rice liberalization, Philippine agriculture, rice farmers, governance challenges, food security, agriculture competitiveness, diversification mechanisms

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The Philippines’ Anti-Drug Campaign: Building a Dataset of Publicly-Available Information on Killings Associated With the Anti-Drug Campaign

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Jul 2018
Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila UniversityAteneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and De La Salle University
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Drug War, Anti-Drug Campaign, Killings, Philippines, Dataset

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Caught between Imperial Manila and the Provincial Dynasties: Towards a New Fiscal Federalism

ASOG WORKING PAPER 17 - 004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Dec 2016
Ronald U. Mendoza and Jude Ocampo
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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federalism, decentralisation, imperial Manila, political dynasties

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Political Party Switching: It's More Fun in the Philippines

Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Working Paper No. 14-019
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2014
Ronald U. Mendoza, Jan Fredrick Cruz and David Barua Yap II
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Joint Ateneo Institute for Mindanao Economics and Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center
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party switching, political parties, political platforms

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Growing the Philippine Blue Economy: Policy Challenges and Opportunities

ASOG Working Paper No. 17-008
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Sep 2017
Ronald U. Mendoza and Sheena Valenzuela
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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Blue Economy, Marine Policy, Maritime Economy

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A Crisis of Confidence: The Case of Dengvaxia in the Philippines

Number of pages: 94 Posted: 04 Mar 2020
Ronald U. Mendoza, Sheena Valenzuela and Manuel Dayrit
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo de Manila University
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dengvaxia, dengue vaccine, vaccine confidence, vaccine controversy

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COVID-Proofing the 2022 Philippine Presidential Elections

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Jan 2022
School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University, School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University, Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University and School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University
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COVID-19, Elections, National Elections

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Unpacking Presidential Satisfaction: Insights from Survey Data on Philippine Presidents

ASOG WORKING PAPER 20-003
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Feb 2020
Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center, Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, The University of the Philippines Diliman and School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University
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presidential net satisfaction ratings, herd behavior, fake news, misery index

21.

Governance and Institutions in the Philippines

ASOG WORKING PAPER 17 - 002
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Dec 2016
Ronald U. Mendoza, Rosechin Olfindo and Louisa Camille Poco
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo de Manila University - Economics Department
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governance, institutions, corruption, public goods

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K-12: Sustaining Education Under the Duterte Presidency

ASOG WORKING PAPER 17 - 005
Number of pages: 155 Posted: 06 Jan 2017
Asian Institute of Management, Ateneo de Manila University, Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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K-12, education reform

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The 2013 Philippine Mid-Term Election: An Empirical Analysis of Dynasties, Vote Buying and the Correlates of Senate Votes

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Asian Institute of Management, Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center and Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center
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democracy; political dynasty; vote buying; name recall

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Cronyism, Oligarchy and Governance in the Philippines: 1970s vs 2020s

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Feb 2022
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Graduate School of Business, Ateneo de Manila University - Graduate School of Business, Ateneo de Manila University and School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University
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crony capitalism, political dynasty, Martial Law, rent-seeking, inequality

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Dynasties Thrive Under Decentralization in the Philippines

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2019
Ronald U. Mendoza and Miann Banaag
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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Political dynasties, elections, Maguindanao

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Governing the ‘Golden Age of Infrastructure’: Build, Build, Build Through an Accountability Perspective

ASOG Working Paper 18-11
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Jan 2019
Ateneo de Manila UniversityDepartment of Economics, Ateneo de Manila University, Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, University of the Philippines, ManilaAteneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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Build-Build-Build, Infrastructure Governance, Corruption, Transparency and Accountability

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Legislative and Constitutional Reforms Under the Duterte Administration

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Jul 2021
Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University and School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University
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Legislative Reforms, Philippines, Law, Constitution

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Do Vote-Buyers Target the Poor? Evidence from Elections in the Philippines

ASOG Working Paper No. 17-001
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Dec 2016
Tristan Canare, Mario Antonio Lopez and Ronald U. Mendoza
Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center, Asian Institute of Management and Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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Elections, Vote Buying, Poverty, Targeting

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Term Limits and Political Dynasties: Unpacking the Links

ASOG Working Paper 19-005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Apr 2019
Ronald U. Mendoza, Miann Banaag and Michael Henry Yusingco
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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term limits, political dynasties

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President Rodrigo Duterte on Year 3

ASOG WORKING PAPER 19-010
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Jun 2019
Ronald U. Mendoza and Leonardo M. Jaminola
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and The University of the Philippines Diliman
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Philippine executive, Rodrigo Duterte, midterm elections, federalism, war on drugs

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Cost of War: Economic Implications of Maritime and Territorial Disputes

ASOG Working Paper 16-004
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Sep 2016
Charles Siriban and Ronald U. Mendoza
Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center and Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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conflict, South China Sea, maritime dispute

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Will Access to Information on Political Dynasties Alter Voting Behavior? Evidence From a Philippine Youth Voting Experiment

Asian Institute of Management Working Paper No. 13-019
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Jul 2013
Tristan Canare, Ronald U. Mendoza and Gladys Navarro
Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center, Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Saint Louis University
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political dynasty, youth, elections, democracy

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Governance and Market Failures in Mining: Lessons from the Marcopper Mine Disaster in Marinduque, Philippines

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Oct 2013
Ronald U. Mendoza, Tristan Canare and John Lindon
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center and Asian Institute of Management
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mining, corporate social responsibility, responsible mining, inclusive growth

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Does Dynastic Prohibition Improve Democracy?

RSN-PCC WORKING PAPER 15-010
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 07 Aug 2015
Jan Fredrick Cruz and Ronald U. Mendoza
Joint Ateneo Institute for Mindanao Economics and Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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Democracy, political dynasties, suffrage, economic development

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Insights from the Pinoy Youth Barometer on the Youth Vote

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Dec 2014
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center, Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center and Asian Insitute of Management - AIM Policy Center
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voting, youth bulge, demographic dividend

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Inequality, Oligarchy and Dynasty

ASOG Working Paper 20-013
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Jan 2021
Ronald U. Mendoza
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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inequality, political dynasty, oligarchs, conflict of interest, rent-seeking

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Including Homeless Families and Children in the Social Protection System: A Brief Review of International Experience and Data on a Philippine Pilot Program

Asian Institute of Management Working Paper No. 13-018
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Jul 2013
Ronald U. Mendoza, Chrys Pablo and David Barua Yap II
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center and Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center
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homeless street families, homeless street children, social protection, conditional cash transfer, psychosocial support, temporary shelters

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From Revolution to Evolution: Charting the Main Features of Microfinance 2.0

Fordham University, Department of Economics Discussion Paper No. 2008-03
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Feb 2008
Ronald U. Mendoza and Brandon C. Vick
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Indiana University of Pennsylvania
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microfinance, market failures, information, innovation

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Dissecting the BARMM Block Grant

ASOG Working Paper 19-011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Jun 2019
Ronald U. Mendoza and Michael Henry Yusingco
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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block grant, BARMM, fiscal federalism

The Philippines’ China Pivot: Yield and Risks

ASOG Working Paper 18-009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Dec 2018
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila UniversityDepartment of Economics, Ateneo de Manila University and Ateneo School of Government
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Philippines, China, Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators, Duterte

The Philippines’ China Pivot: Yield and Risks

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Dec 2018
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila UniversityDepartment of Economics, Ateneo de Manila University and Ateneo School of Government
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China, Philippines, Philippine Offshore Gambling Operators, Philippine Real Estate

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Is LTFRB Uber-Reacting?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Ronald U. Mendoza, Aladdin Ko and Jessica Manipon
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Asian Insitute of Management - AIM Policy Center and Asian Institute of Management
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Uber, taxi operators, overcharging, regulation

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An Analysis of the Evolving ASEAN-China Trade Linkages

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Ronald U. Mendoza, Kevin Chua, Monica Melchor and Monica Melchor
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Shandong University and University of the Philippines, Diliman - School of EconomicsAsian Institute of Management - Policy Center
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ASEAN, China, economic integration, comparative advantage, international production chain

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Revenue Sharing in Mining: Insights from the Philippine Case

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Jan 2013
Ronald U. Mendoza and Tristan Canare
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center
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mining, revenue sharing, royalty, natural resources

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Resilience of Firms to Economic and Climate Shocks: Initial Insights from Philippine SMEs

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Jul 2014
Jamil Paolo Francisco, Ailyn Lau and Ronald U. Mendoza
Asian Institute of Management, Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center and Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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aggregate shocks; crisis resilience; SMEs; consumption and investment smoothing

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Politics and Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: Lessons from the Philippines

ASOG Working Paper No. 16-005
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Ronald U. Mendoza and Rosechin Olfindo
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo School of Government
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Philippines, Conditional Cash Transfer, Poverty, Governance, Corruption, Patronage Politics, Patron-Client Relationship, Control and Accountability Mechanism

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Assessing the Potential Success of the People's Initiative on an Anti-Political Dynasty Act: Data from the Top Five Most Dynastic Philippine Provinces

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Jul 2014
Ronald U. Mendoza, Jan Fredrick Cruz and David Barua Yap II
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Joint Ateneo Institute for Mindanao Economics and Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center
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democracy; political dynasty; inclusive growth; political equality; social inequality

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Fiscal Imbalance?: Assessing the Revenue-Sharing Mechanisms of Bayanihan Federalism

ASOG Working Paper 18-06
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Nov 2018
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila UniversityDepartment of Economics, Ateneo de Manila University and Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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Bayanihan Federalism, Revenue Sharing, Local Public Finance, Philippines

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The Impact of FDI on Child Labor: Insights from an Empirical Analysis of Sectoral FDI Data and Case Studies

Asian Institute of Management Working Paper No. 13-006
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Jul 2013
Nadia K. Doytch, Ronald U. Mendoza and Nina Thelen
CUNY - The Graduate Center, Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and United Nations Development Programme Regional Bureau for Africa - Bureau for Development Policy
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FDI, child labor, income and substitution effect, UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

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Corruption and the Local Business Environment: Insights from SMEs in 29 Philippine Cities

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 May 2013
Ronald U. Mendoza and Joel Bancolita
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and De La Salle University
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corruption, bribery, business permits, small and medium scale enterprises

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Navigating Globalization in the Aftermath of COVID-19


Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Government of the Republic of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo de Manila University
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COVID-19, globalization, 4th industrial revolution

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Enhancing the Ease of Doing Business in APEC Countries: A Comprehensive Review of Literature

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Tristan Canare, Alvin Ang and Ronald U. Mendoza
Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center, University of Santo Tomas - Thomas Aquinas Research Complex and Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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competitiveness, competition, ASEAN, ease of doing business

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Do Socio-Economic Conditions Influence Dynastic Politics? Initial Evidence from the 16th Lok Sabha of India

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2015
Jan Fredrick Cruz, Ronald U. Mendoza and Unnikrishnan Alungal
Joint Ateneo Institute for Mindanao Economics, Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Asian Institute of Management
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Democracy, political dynasties, economic development

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Devil’s Excrement or Manna from Heaven? A Survey of Strategies in Natural Resource Wealth Management

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Apr 2012
Ronald U. Mendoza, Harold McArthor and Anne Ong Lopez
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Asian Institute of Management
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mining, extractive industries, human capital, sovereign wealth funds, human development

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Ease of Doing Business: International Policy Experience and Evidence

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Sep 2016
Tristan Canare, Alvin Ang and Ronald U. Mendoza
Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center, University of Santo Tomas - Thomas Aquinas Research Complex and Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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Ease of doing business, competitiveness, APEC

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Grease or Sand in the Wheels of Commerce? Firm Level Evidence on Corruption and SMEs

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Oct 2013
Ronald U. Mendoza, Ricardo Lim and Anne Ong Lopez
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Asian Institute of Management and Asian Institute of Management
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corruption, bribery, business permits, small and medium scale enterprises

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Regional Public Goods in the Blue Economy: Lessons from 14 Cases of International Cooperation

Asian Institute of Management Working Paper No. 13-020
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 12 Jul 2013
Ronald U. Mendoza and Charles Siriban
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center
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marine economy, blue economy, sustainability, regional public good

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Education Choices and Migration Prospects Among Youth in the Philippines

Asian Institute of Management Working Paper No. 13-001
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Jul 2013
Ronald U. Mendoza, David Barua Yap II and Gladys Navarro
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center and Saint Louis University
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youth, education, employment, human resources and migration, factor movements, international migration

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Political Dynasties and Mining: A Toxic Mix?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Aug 2015
Juan Miguel Luz, Ronald U. Mendoza and Charles Siriban
Asian Institute of Management, Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center
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Democracy, political dynasties, economic development

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In Search of Philippine Chaebols

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 19 Jun 2019
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, World Trade Organization (WTO) and Ateneo de Manila UniversityDepartment of Economics, Ateneo de Manila University
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inclusive development, inclusive growth, Philippine conglomerates, economic footpint, chaebol, industrial policy, diversification history

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Financing Public-Private Partnership in Health for Inclusive Recovery from COVID-19 and Stronger Resilience to future Health Shocks

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 May 2020
Kenneth Hartigan-Go, Ronald U. Mendoza and Madeline Ong
Asian Institute of Management, Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo de Manila University
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COVID-19, health crisis, public private partnership

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Political Economy of Federalism: Insights from Data on Guns, Goons and Gold

ASOG Working Paper No. 17-009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Sep 2017
Miann Banaag, Ronald U. Mendoza and John Penalosa
Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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Federalism, Decentralization, Imperial Manila, Political Dynasties

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Balancing Industrial Concentration and Competition for Economic Development in Asia

Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Working Paper No. 12-008
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 31 Aug 2012
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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industrial policy, competition, import substitution, concentration, productivity

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Taming Inflation: Drivers and Options

ASOG WORKING PAPER 18-07
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Nov 2018
Ateneo de Manila UniversityDepartment of Economics, Ateneo de Manila University, Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo School of Government - Ateneo de Manila University
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Philippine economy, inflation, food price inflation, rice policy, tax reform

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When the Global Downturn Hits the Youth Bulge: Challenges and Opportunities for (Female) Youth Employment and Social Advancement

Asian Institute of Management Business and Development Research Working Paper 13-004
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Jul 2013
Ronald U. Mendoza, Maria Komarecki and Sheila Murthy
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, United Nations - United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and United Nations - United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
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economic crisis, coping strategies, countercyclical fiscal policy, social protection, fiscal space, girls

65.

Do Standardized Tests Predict Graduate School Performance?

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Jul 2014
Ronald U. Mendoza
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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standardised test scores; graduate school performance

66.

Recasting the Bureau of Customs as a Developmental Agency

Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Working Paper No. 14-020
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2014
Ronald U. Mendoza, Enrico Gloria and Ser Percival Pena-Reyes
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Asian Institute of Management and Asian Institute of Management
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customs, corruption, smuggling, trade misinvoicing, trade facilitation

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Unpacking Corruption Techniques and Countermeasures

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Dec 2018
Ronald U. Mendoza and Katherine Peralta
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo School of Government
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Dynastic Political Networks: Insights from the Case of Western Samar, Philippines

ASOG Working Paper 20-007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Aug 2020
Ronald U. Mendoza, Joshua Hiwatig and Miann Banaag
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Asian Institute of Management and Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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political dynasty, poverty, network analysis, Western Samar, Philippines

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Promoting High, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth During the ‘New Normal’

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2014
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Asian Institute of Management and University of the Philippines, Diliman - School of EconomicsAsian Institute of Management - Policy Center
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New normal; social protection; economic growth; sustainability; inequity

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Spatial Disparities and Poverty: The Case of Three Provinces in the Philippines

ASOG WORKING PAPER 16-003
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Sep 2016
Ronald U. Mendoza, Rosechin Olfindo and Camille Maala
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo School of Government and Asian Institute of Management
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spatial disparities, poverty, inequality

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Does Mining FDI Crowd in or Crowd Out Other Investments? A Cross-Country Investigation of FDI Intersectoral Linkages

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Oct 2013
Ronald U. Mendoza, Charles Siriban and Nadia K. Doytch
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center and CUNY - The Graduate Center
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Foreign direct investment (FDI), spillovers, crowding out, mining

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Tax Reform Options to Generate Revenues While Reducing Inequality

ASOG Working Paper 17-011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Oct 2017
Ronald U. Mendoza, Patricia Thea Basilio and Eunice Lalic
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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tax reform, income inequality, earmarking, public finance

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Arrested Development? An Empirical Analysis of Education Choices and Migration Intentions

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Oct 2013
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center, Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center and Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center
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migration, brain drain, remittances, migrant networks

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Mining through the National Security Lens

ASOG Working Paper No. 17-010
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Sep 2017
Ateneo de Manila UniversityDepartment of Economics, Ateneo de Manila University, Financial Times and Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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Mining, Industrial Policy, National Security, OBOR, BRI

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Credit Upgrades and Inclusive Growth: Examining the Links

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2015
Ronald U. Mendoza, Katherine Peralta and Enrico Gloria
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo School of Government and Asian Institute of Management
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credit upgrade, SMEs, micro-lending, financial inclusion, inclusive growth

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Challenges in Trade Facilitation: The Case of the Designated Examination Area (DEA) in Davao

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Davao University - School of Business & Governance, Asian Insitute of Management - AIM Policy Center, Asian Institute of Management and University of the Philippines, Diliman - School of EconomicsAsian Institute of Management - Policy Center
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trade facilitation; port; smuggling

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Asian Voices on the Future of US-Asia Relations: Trade and Economic Policy under the Biden Administration

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Jan 2021
Ronald U. Mendoza
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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US-Asia Relations, trans-pacific partnership

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A Compendium of Policy Instruments to Enhance Financial Stability and Debt Management in Emerging Market Economies

DESA Working Paper No. 48
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Aug 2007
Ronald U. Mendoza
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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debt sustainability, debt trap, emerging markets, financial stability

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Public Spending During Growth Accelerations and Decelerations: Exploring the Interaction of the Business Cycle and Control of Corruption

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Jan 2012
Ronald U. Mendoza, Nadia Doytch and Joshua P. Greenstein
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, University of New Haven and The New School
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business cycle, governance, social spending, fiscal space, countercyclical fiscal policy

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Unleashing the Country's Full Potential to Attract FDI

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Nov 2018
Ronald U. Mendoza, Miann Banaag and Irwin Kendrick Uy
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo School of Government
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Foreign Direct Investment, Reform

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Infant Mortality During Economic Downturns and Recovery

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Apr 2010
Ronald U. Mendoza and Nicholas Rees
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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global economic slowdown, economic crisis, countercyclical policy, social protection, infant mortality rate (IMR), under 5 mortality rate (U5MR)

82.

Costing Populist Policies

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Sep 2017
Ronald U. Mendoza, Michael Ilagan, Miann Banaag and Ivyrose Baysic
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Asian Institute of Management
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Populist Policies Populism

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Strategies to Promote Stronger Technology Spillovers From Trade and Investments: Tapping Production Networks, Promoting Services and Linking SMEs

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Ronald U. Mendoza and Ailyn Lau
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center
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Sorting Out State Subsidies

ASOG Working Paper 16-006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Sep 2016
Ronald U. Mendoza
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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subsidies, CCT, agricultural support, corruption, targeting

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Economic Implications of Judicial Entanglements: An Empirical Analysis of Land Cases in the Philippines Supreme Court

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Aug 2018
Sedfrey Candelaria, Katherine Peralta and Ronald U. Mendoza
Ateneo de Manila University - Ateneo Law School, Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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Philippine Supreme Court, Land Disputes, Judicial Reforms

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Human Development in Crisis: Insights from the Literature, Emerging Accounts from the Field, and the Correlates of Growth Accelerations and Decelerations

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Apr 2010
Pedro Conceicao, Namsuk Kim, Yanchun Zhang and Ronald U. Mendoza
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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aggregate shocks, financial crisis, human development, Millennium Development Goals

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Exploring Benchmarks for BOC Valuation and Trade Facilitation

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Ronald U. Mendoza, Ser Percival Pena-Reyes and Aladdin Ko
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Asian Institute of Management and Asian Insitute of Management - AIM Policy Center
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customs, anti-corruption, international trade, smuggling, trade facilitation

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Participatory Budgeting in the Philippines: Promise amidst Populism and Pandemic

ASOG Working Paper Series 22-007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Apr 2022
Ronald U. Mendoza
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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participatory budgeting, social accountability, citizens’ engagement

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Aggregate Shocks, Poor Households and Children: Transmission Channels and Policy Responses

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 24 Mar 2009
Ronald U. Mendoza
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
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aggregate shocks, food crisis, financial crisis, social budgeting, social protection

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Is Local Language the Bridge Across Political Divides? An Evaluation of Local Language Use in a Voter-Information Campaign in the Philippines Using Facebook Split Tests

ASOG WORKING PAPER 22-008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Aug 2022
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University, School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University and School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University
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Split Test, Social Media, Voter Information, Language

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Survey of Economic Implications of Maritime and Territorial Disputes

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 33, Issue 3, pp. 1028-1049, 2019
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 May 2020
Ronald U. Mendoza, Charles Siriban and Tea Jalin Ty
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government, Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center and Ateneo de Manila University
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Maritime and territorial disputes, South China Sea

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Anatomy of a Water Crisis

ASOG Working Paper 19-007
Posted: 17 May 2019
Ronald U. Mendoza and Ayn G. Torres
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government and Ateneo School of Government - Ateneo de Manila University

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water, water resources, water crisis, water security, resources management, government policy, development

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Why Do the Poor Pay More? Exploring the Poverty Penalty Concept

Journal of International Development, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 1-28, 2011
Posted: 17 Jan 2011
Ronald U. Mendoza
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government

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information, Poverty Penalty, Market Failure, Catastrophic Health Spending

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Trade and Growth in the Post-Crisis World

World Economics, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 29-36, 2010
Posted: 17 Jan 2011
Ronald U. Mendoza
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government

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A Review of Financial Stability Instruments for Emerging Market Economies

CESifo Economic Studies, Vol. 55, Issue 2, pp. 353-397, 2009
Posted: 08 Jun 2009
Ronald U. Mendoza
Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government

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