DPRM Inter-agency Steering Committee Meeting (30 May 2017)
  1. About DPRM 2017
  2. Federalism: Objective Inquiry by Dr. Rosario Manasan

Press Conference to herald the start of the 15th Development Policy Research Month (05 September 2017, Quezon City)

Federalism 101 (Philippine Context) presented by Asec. Epimaco Densing III, DILG

Supporting Decentralization and Regional Development through the National Spatial Strategy presented by Usec. Adoracion M. Navarro, NEDA

Fiscal Design and Subnational Governance: Autonomy and Equity Considerations presented by Rosario G. Manasan, Senior Research Fellow, PIDS


3rd Mindanao Policy Research Forum : Federalism as Policy Option for a Decentralized Inclusive Development: A Critical Inquiry (07 September 2017, Zamboanga City)


Decentralization, Autonomy and Federalism: Sustainable Development and Peace in the Fringes by Atty. Benedicto Bacani , Executive Director, Institute for Autonomy and Governance 

US Federal Model and Experience: Points for Consideration by Mr. Hezekiah Concepcion, Professor, Ateneo de Zamboanga University

Relevance of Fiscal Federalism to Philippine Development Issues and Challenges by Dr. Romulo Emmanuel M. Miral Jr., Director General, Congressional Policy and Budget Research Department 

Fiscal Design and Subnational Governance:  Autonomy and Equity Considerations by Dr. Rosario Manasan, Senior Research Fellow, PIDS

Proposed Amendments to the 1987 Constitution of the Philippines by Mr. Jonathan Malaya, Executive Director, PDP Laban Federalism Institute



Third Annual Public Policy Conference: Critical Perspectives on Federalism for Regional Development (19 September 2017, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila)


Some Thoughts about Fiscal Federalism: Fiscal, Taxation and Equalization Arrangements in Federal Systems by Herwig Mayer, Chief Adviser, COSERAM

Federalism in Context: Laying the Foundations for a Problem-Driven Process of Political Reform by Paul D. Hutchcroft, Professor of Political and Social Change, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, The Australian National University

Federalism and the Challenge of Politics and Administration in the Philippines by Prof. Edmund Tayao, Executive Director, Local Government Development Foundation, and Assistant Professor, University of Santo Tomas

Fiscal Design and Subnational Governance: Autonomy and Equity Considerations by Rosario G. Mansan, Senior Research Fellow, PIDS

Regional Development and the Delineation of Philippine Federal States by Dr. Arturo Corpuz, Urban-Regional Planner 

Political Economy of Federalism Reform by Dr. Ronald Mendoza, Dean, Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University





PIDS-ERIA Public Symposium on ASEAN Economic Community and Nation Building (21 September 2017, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila)


ASEAN: The experiment in open regionalism that succeeded by Peter Drysdale, Crawford School of Economics and Government, The Australian National University 

The Philippine New Industrial Strategy: Inclusive, Innovative, and Sustainable by. Asec. Rafaelita Aldaba, DTI

ASEAN Economic Integration and Nation Building: BIMP-EAGA Community and Perspective by Usec. Janet Lopoz, Executive Director, Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA)

SMEs in ASEAN Economic Integration and Nation-building by Dr. Gilberto Llanto, PIDS President

SESSION A: Towards AEC 2025: Liberalization and Good Governance

Towards AEC 2025: Liberalisation and Good Governance by Dr. Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria, Senior Policy Fellow, ERIA

Is the Implementation of Non-Tariff Measures  under the AANZFTA Agreement Transparent and Predictable? by Dr. Myrna S. Austria, School of Economics, De La Salle University

SESSION B: Towards AEC 2025: Facilitation and Connectivity

Towards AEC 2025: Facilitation and Connectivity by Ruth Banomyong, Thammasat Business School

Towards AEC 2025: Facilitation and Connectivity by Epictetus E. Patalinghug, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Finance, University of the Philippines

Trade Facilitation Reform in ASEAN by Dionisius Narjoko and Maura Décosterd, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

SESSION C: ASEAN and East Asia Integration: Opportunities and Challenges from China and India

ASEAN at 50: Notes on Opportunities and Challenges from China and India by George Manzano, University of Asia and the Pacific, Philippines

SESSION D: ASEAN and East Asia Integration: Role of RCEP

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership by Assistant Secretary Anna Maria Rosario D. Robeniol, Trade Policy and Negotiations, DTI

ASEAN and East Asia Integration:Role of RCEP by Fukunari Kimura, Chief Economist, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), and Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University

ASEAN and East Asia Integration: The Role of RCEP by Jayant Menon, Lead Economist, Asian Development Bank