Issues on Poverty Reduction. Arsenio M. Balisacan University of the Philippines Diliman. The Philippine economy—a development puzzle. Level of development in the 1950s: in Asia, second to Japan. Overtaken by most of its neighbors since then.
Arsenio M. Balisacan
University of the Philippines Diliman
GDP per capita PPP (in constant 2005 US$)
Poverty incidence based on poverty line of $1 a day (PPP)
(b) Basic health facilities
Source: ADB, Philippines: Critical Development Constraints, 2007.What does it take to sharpen the response of poverty to growth? (2)