44476-012: Structural Transformation Study of the Philippine Economy

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


For a more inclusive and sustainable growth, the country needs to diversify the economy towards more sophisticated products to create more job opportunities. Why did the Philippines fail to do it when the neighboring countries grew through rapid industrialization? Why did the success in the electronics products not spill over to other products to broaden the industrial base? Why could the country not redress high income inequalities and persistent poverty? The proposed S-PATA aims to answer ... Read More

Country Philippines
Project Number 44476-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 7654
Approval Date 18 Nov 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 150
Sector Public sector management
Subsector Public Administration
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories No gender elements



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Norio Usui
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Philippines Country Office

PDS Creation Date
11 Jan 2011

Last PDS Update
07 Sep 2013