Robust Determinants of Income Growth in the Philippines
Dennis Mapa () and
Kristine Joy S. Briones
Philippine Journal of Development from Philippine Institute for Development Studies
This paper studies the relationship between population dynamics and income growth in the Philippines using data from 74 provinces for the period 1985-2003. Simulation techniques were used to quantify the effect of population dynamics on the differences in income of the provinces. It also examines the robustness of the explanatory variables to determine "deep" determinants of income growth. The study shows that population variable is robustly related with growth and while it is not the sole culprit for the dismal growth performance over the years, it shows that the opportunities associated with the demographic transition are real and can provide the stimulus needed by the country.
Keywords: economic growth; population; population growth; demographic transition (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (4) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
https://www.pids.gov.ph/publication/philippine-jou ... h-in-the-philippines (application/pdf)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:phd:pjdevt:pjd_2006_vol__xxxiii_nos__1and2-b
Access Statistics for this paper
More papers in Philippine Journal of Development from Philippine Institute for Development Studies Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Aniceto Orbeta ().