Philippine economy

NEDA misses the point of people’s dissatisfaction — IBON

February 20, 2024

The Marcos Jr administration claims to acknowledge inflation, job creation, food security and poverty woes but their response is to push the same economic policies that cause these to begin with.

The spectacular errors of economic cha-cha proponents

February 4, 2024

COMMENTARY

It has become Cha-cha etiquette to always sugarcoat political changes with promises of a bright economic future once the charter’s economic provisions are fixed.

Economy returning to pre-pandemic slowing growth hits poor the worst – IBON

January 31, 2024

Most recent GDP figures puts the economy on the same trajectory of slowing growth that plagued it prior to the pandemic.

PH starts 2024 on weak footing: Jobless growth and deindustrialization

January 12, 2024

FEATURE

The Marcos Jr administration knows that we all want good news because, well, who doesn’t. Unfortunately, it is taking advantage of this to manage citizens’ perception of the economy.

More part-timers, unpaid family workers underscores admin’s inability to create quality jobs – IBON

October 6, 2023

The millions-surge in informal work indicates that working Filipinos are going on survival mode as the living crisis intensifies. The Marcos Jr administration’s inability to improve the economy’s capacity to generate meaningful jobs is clearly a failure of policy and government’s economic management.