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QOL research in a virulent world

Published by rudy Date posted on August 28, 2021

By: Mahar Mangahas, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 28 Aug 2021 The participation of academics at international conferences hasn’t slackened in this time of pandemic. It has merely changed its mode, with the research papers now presented virtually, like by Zoom, instead of face to face. There is no more foreign travel, which lessens both the financial…

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37% of Filipinos expect their quality of life to improve in next 12 months — SWS survey

Published by rudy Date posted on July 23, 2021

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Accelerating data and analytics transformations in the public sector

Published by rudy Date posted on March 22, 2021

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Data fallacies

Published by rudy Date posted on August 17, 2020

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Glut in data, dearth of information shackles PH anti-Covid program

Published by rudy Date posted on August 13, 2020

By Yen Makabenta, Manila Times, 13 Aug 2020 First word THE Philippine response to the coronavirus pandemic would not be so jumpy and erratic if our decision-makers and implementers were more cognizant of the difference between data and information.

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GDP is the wrong tool for measuring what matters

Published by rudy Date posted on July 30, 2020

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Sexist and incomplete data hold back the world’s Covid-19 response

Published by rudy Date posted on July 30, 2020

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PHL growth rates in past decade ‘improved’ under rebased NIA

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on April 21, 2020

By Cai Ordinario, Businessmirror, 21 Apr 2020 THE Philippines’s economic performance in the past 10 years showed an improvement using the rebased National Income Accounts (NIA) estimates released by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) on Monday.

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PIDS study clearly defines who are real middle-class citizens in PH

Published by rudy Date posted on April 15, 2020

by Christia Marie Ramos, 15 Apr 2020 MANILA, Philippines — More than a month after the entire Luzon was placed under lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), President Rodrigo Duterte approved a P50-billion wage subsidy for middle-income workers.

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Fourth Quarter 2019 Social Weather Survey: 4 of 5 Pinoys are more attracted to brains than body

Published by rudy Date posted on February 14, 2020

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Circular Transition Indicators (CTI)

Published by rudy Date posted on February 9, 2020

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SWS: 39% of Filipinos believe quality of life improved

Published by rudy Date posted on January 29, 2020

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The Explainer: Lies, damned lies, and drug statistics

Published by rudy Date posted on October 5, 2019

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In a new study on bird loss, some scientists say subtlety is lost, too

Published by rudy Date posted on September 25, 2019

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Surveys in a time of fear

Published by rudy Date posted on July 30, 2019

By: John Nery – @jnery_newsstand Philippine Daily Inquirer, Jul 30, 2019 It is possible that we misjudged public anger over the Chinese ramming of the fishing boat Gem-Ver 1 and the deliberate and merciless abandonment of the 22 fishermen on board. But it does not seem likely, for various reasons. Like the CCTV footage of…

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Statement on the poverty statistics for the first half of 2018

Published by rudy Date posted on April 10, 2019

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GDP needs an upgrade. Here’s why

Published by rudy Date posted on February 21, 2019

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GDP is no longer an accurate measure of economic progress. Here’s why

Published by rudy Date posted on November 13, 2018

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Don’t believe that GDP number. Or any other number.

Published by rudy Date posted on August 31, 2018

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Night light data: An innovative way to track development

Published by rudy Date posted on August 3, 2018

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Top concerns for Filipinos

Published by rudy Date posted on April 24, 2018

https://www.philstar.com/happens/349#VJ7bKuFAuOViFRqd.99 The same Pulse Asia poll shows that Filipinos are most appreciative of the Duterte administration’s performance in responding to the needs of areas affected by calamities (86%).

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Published by rudy Date posted on April 9, 2018

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PH jobless rate down to 5.3% but underemployment up in January

Published by rudy Date posted on March 7, 2018

by Ben O. de Vera, Inquirer, Mar 7, 2018 Jobless rate declined to 5.3 percent although the number of underemployed increased in January amid the growing labor force population in the country, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Wednesday.

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In defense of good old per capita GDP

Published by rudy Date posted on January 26, 2018

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A new way to measure economic growth and progress

Published by rudy Date posted on January 22, 2018

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Current Labor Stats January 2018

Published by rudy Date posted on January 17, 2018

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Foreign investments surge 57% in May

Published by rudy Date posted on August 11, 2017

By Lawrence Agcaoili (The Philippine Star), Aug 11, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into the Philippines jumped 57 percent to $572 million in May from $364 milion a year ago as the country’s strong macroeconomic fundamentals continued to buoy investor confidence, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).

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What a nerdy debate about p-values shows about science — and how to fix it

Published by rudy Date posted on July 31, 2017

The case for, and against, redefining “statistical significance.” by Brian Resnick, Jul 31, 2017 There’s a huge debate going on in social science right now. The question is simple, and strikes near the heart of all research: What counts as solid evidence?

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Gross Domestic Product (GDP): 12 things to know

Published by rudy Date posted on June 2, 2017

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We need to rethink growth and sustainability. Here’s why

Published by rudy Date posted on March 17, 2017

by Paul Sutton, Mar 17, 2017 Our economy and society ultimately depend on natural resources: land, water, material (such as metals) and energy. But some scientists have recognised that there are hard limits to the amount of these resources we can use. It is our consumption of these resources that is behind environmental problems such…

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