Philippine Performance Report

Philippine Performance Reports are papers the purpose of which is to give quick analysis of the performance (e.g., score, rank) of the Philippines in economic reports or indices that are regularly published, whether the publication has local origins or produced outside the Philippines. The scope of the analysis extends into the breadth of indicators that relate to labor and employment. The objective of the analysis is to determine the indicators that signal progress or deficits in achieving decent work outcomes. ILS intends the analysis to guide DOLE in identifying areas of program priorities or policy enhancements to sustain progress or narrow deficits in decent work.

The intended primary user of PPR is the Secretary of Labor and Employment and senior officials or bureau directors.

In 2014, ILS released Philippine Performance Reports covering the following indices and economic reports: 2014 SWS Survey on Adult Joblessness; Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015; Global Employment Trends 2014; ASEAN Community 2015: Managing Integration for Better Jobs and Shared Prosperity ; Philippine Economic Update 2014; Quality of Life and State of National Economy; World Competitiveness Yearbook 2014; Index of Economic Freedom 2014; 2014 Trafficking in Persons Report; Social Progress Index 2014; 2013 Human Development Report

  • phiIndex of Economic Freedom 2016 by the Heritage Foundation

    The Philippines retained its stature of being a moderately free economy according to latest results from the Index of Economic Freedom. For the year 2016, the economy ranked 70th out of 186 countries, and garnered a score of 63.1. This is an improvement from the previous year’s score and rank, 62.2 and 76th place, respectively. In comparison to its neighboring countries, the economy is well-performing in terms of economic freedom, having fared…

  • phiWorld Employment Social Outlook: Trends 2015

    Description: Six years after the 2008 global financial crisis, the world economy has yet to regain its momentum in order to close the employment gaps caused by the crisis. This sluggish economic growth1 has even intensified some existing structural vulnerabilities such as income inequality and youth unemployment. Click Here to Download Report Title: World Employment Social Outlook: Trends 2015 Researcher: Bernard Paul M.…

  • aseanASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity

    Description: The report provides an overview of recent economic and labour market trends in ASEAN, examines the impact of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) on labor markets using empirical tools, and ultimately puts forth policy recommendations toward fostering quality jobs and achieving inclusive and balanced growth.   Click Here to Download Report Title: ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared…

  • globalGlobal Competitiveness Report 2014-2015

    Description The Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) is published annually by the World Economic Forum (WEF), an independent global benchmarking network. To date, the GCR presents the most comprehensive assessment of national competitiveness worldwide as it assesses the competitive landscape of 144 economies. The GCR anchors on 12 pillars of competitiveness, as follows: institutions, infrastructure, macroeconomic environment, health and primary…

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