- To develop and
implement a comprehensive and integrated
research program that will provide the research
materials and studies required for the
formulation of national development plans and
- To serve as a
common link between the government and existing
- To establish a
repository for economic research information and
other related activities
To fullfill its
research mission, PIDS publishes a variety of
studies and publications.
All of the following are included in
The Policy Notes are observations/analyses
written by PIDS researchers on certain policy
treatise is holistic in approach and aims to
provide useful inputs for decision-making.
The Notes are circulated to the highest
levels of decision-makers in the country.
The Development Research News is a bimonthly
publication of the Institute which highlights
findings and recommendations culled from PIDS-sponsored
research and fora.
This newsletter also features special
articles on key national and current issues as
well as news on PIDS activities participated in
by the staff that provide an inside look at the
people within the Institute.
The main objective of the
newsletter is to highlight policy-oriented but
non-technical issues deemed relevant and timely.
The Discussion Papers are preliminary, unedited
and unreviewed papers circulated on a limited
basis for the purpose of eliciting critical
comments and suggestions for refinement of the
may eventually graduate into any of the
Institute's regular publication series.
APEC Study Center Network (PASCN) also publishes
discussion papers on APEC-related matters.
of the Day
The Economic Issue of the Day is a two-page
publication which deals with concepts behind
certain economic issues. This
dissemination outlet aims to define and explain,
in simple and easy-to-understand terms, basic
economic concepts as they relate to current and
everyday economics-related matters.
The Research Paper Series are the final outputs
of the research staff. The
Series is a formal publication meant to promote
research, stimulate discussion and encourage the
use of study results. Studies
published under this Series have been reviewed
by an internal publications review committee and
by external referees. Studies
are original and have not been published in any
form and contain the rationale, framework,
methodology, conclusions or recommendations and
other relevant information.
For further information, please visit
the PIDS website.