This working paper serves as an input to the Regulatory Impact Statement on Employment Insurance being prepared by the Department of Labor and Employment. It presents several options on introducing employment insurance in the Philippines. It uses previous studies on the topic, as well as country experiences in the implementation of an employment insurance scheme. This paper also illustrates the costs and benefits of the options, thus providing stakeholders and policymakers the opportunity to gauge which among the options would be most feasible for the Philippines.
Title: Exploring Options for Employment Insurance in the Philippines: Input to the Regulatory Impact Statement on Employment Insurance
Researcher: Benjamin M. Dalumpines III