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 PUBLIC POLICY: Volume 16 – 17(2017)


Orville Jose C. Solon
Dean, UP School of Economics                                                                                                                                                                                              xi–xii

John Philip S. Orbeta
Managing Director, Ayala Corporation                                                                                                                                                                                      xiii                                                                     

Editors’ Note
Joseph J. Capuno and Edna E. A. Co
Issue Editors                                                                                                                                                                                                                               xiv–xv


Beg Your Pardon? The Philippines is Already Federalized in All but Name
Jorge V. Tigno                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1–14

Natural Resource Management and Federalism in the Philippines: Much Ado About Nothing?
Agustin L. Arcenas, Cielo D. Magno, and Rupert J.A. Bustamante IV                                                                                                                                15–27

Caught Between Imperial Manila and the Provincial Dynasties: Towards a New Fiscal Federalism
Ronald U. Mendoza and Jude B. Ocampo                                                                                                                                                                              28–51

Linking Capital and Countryside: Patronage and Clientelism in Japan, Thailand, and the Philippines
Paul D. Hutchcroft                                                                                                                                                                                                                      52–77

Health Care Financing
Orville Jose C. Solon, Alejandro N. Herrin, and Jhiedon L. Florentino                                                                                                                               78–97

Tugs of War: Local Governments, National Government
Joseph J. Capuno                                                                                                                                                                                                                      98–116

Rethinking the Taxation of Compensation Income in the Philippines
Stella A. Quimbo and Xylee Javier                                                                                                                                                                                          117–136

Next Generation Tax Reform in the Philippines
Renato E. Reside, Jr.                                                                                                                                                                                                                  137–154

The Case for the Philippine Competition Law
Ma. Joy V. Abrenica and Johannes R. Bernabe                                                                                                                                                                    155–174

A Concert of Institutions: Challenges for Power Sector Governance
Raphael P.M. Lotilla                                                                                                                                                                                                                   175–191

What May the Philippines Get from Joining Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)?
Ramon L. Clarete                                                                                                                                                                                                                        192–212

Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP): Time to Let Go
Raul V. Fabella                                                                                                                                                                                                                             213–228

About the Authors                                                                                                                                                                                                                     229–233