Institutions, Politics and Human Development

The Philippine Human Development Network (HDN), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the New Zealand Agency for International Assistance (NZAID) and the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), launches the 2008/09 Philippine Human Development Report (PHDR) with the theme “Institutions, Politics and Human Development in the Philippines” on 20 May 2009  at  Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila Hotel.

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2008/2009 PHDR Content

Cover, Design, Title Page

Forewords, Synopsis, Contents and Abbreviations

Chapter 1 + Addendum

Chapter 2 Department of Education: When reforms don’t transform

Chapter 3 Provinces and human development


Technical Notes and Statistical Annexes

Background Papers

The Challenge of Governance in a Large Bureaucracy (Department of Education): Linking governance to performance in an under-performing sector by Juan Miguel Luz

When Reforms Don’t Transform: Reflections on insitutional reforms in the Department of Education by Ma. Cynthia Rose Bautista, Allan Bernardo, Dina Ocampo

A case study of the decentralization of health and education services in the Philippines by Joseph Capuno

The Philippine Bureaucracy: Incentive structures and implications for performance by Toby Monsod

Case Study: The influence of the budget process on governance effectiveness by Emily Boncodin

Technical Issues/Notes

2008 Philippine Human Development Report (Technical Annex) by Sharon Faye A. Piza with Regina Salve B. Baroma

The Office of the Ombudsman: Is there institutional weakness? by Transparency and Accountability Network

2000 Life Table Estimates for the Philippines and Provinces By Sex by Josefina V. Cabigon

Closing remarks of Dr. Gelia T. Castillo

When reforms do not transform: What do we do? by Gelia T. Castillo