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WBF Special Reports 2018



  • January 24, 2018
    DENGVAXIA: The Facts

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  • January 19, 2018
    PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK 2018

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  • February 8, 2018
    Everybody can join the TRAIN

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  • March 12, 2018
    Should we amend the constitution?

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                    WBF Special Reports 2017







                        • March 3, 2017
                          A PHILIPPINE SITUATIONER

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                        • April 12, 2017
                          THE NEXT REVOLUTION

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                        • April 7, 2017
                          THE REALITY OF THE PHILIPPINES

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                        • May 23, 2017
                          POWER TO THE PEOPLE

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                        • May 2, 2017
                          AN ASSESSMENT OF THE PROPOSED RATIONALIZATION OF INVESTMENT INCENTIVES

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                          • July 26, 2017
                            A SONA ASSESSMENT

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                          • July 7, 2017
                            WE NEED AN HOLISTIC APPROACH CHEAP ISN’T THE WAY TO GO

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                          • August 15, 2017
                            MEASURABLE GOALS

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                          • September 20, 2017
                            INTERNATIONAL PERCEPTION VERSUS DOMESTIC REALITY

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                            • November 27, 2017
                              THE FUTURE OF INFRA

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                            • November 20, 2017
                              TAXING SUGAR PRODUCTS

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                            • December 29, 2017
                              PHILIPPINE YEARENDER 2017

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                            WBF Special Reports 2016



                            • January 26, 2016
                              SUMMARY OF INFRASTRUCTURE ISSUES ARTICLES FROM THE PHILIPPINE ANALYST, 2013-2015

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                            • January 13, 2016
                              WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2016

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                            • January 8, 2016
                              PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC outlook for 2016 Key developments in 2016: elections, world economic recovery

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                                • April 30, 2016
                                  IT’S DUTERTE (Or is it?)

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                                • April 12, 2016
                                  WHERE WE’RE AT

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                                  • June 27, 2016
                                    DUTERTE’S FIRST MEETING WITH BUSINESS

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                                  • July 26, 2016
                                    A SONA THAT SAID IT

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                                    • September 26, 2016
                                      ILLUSORY EXPECTATIONS (SPECIAL REPORT ON POWER)

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                                          WBF Special Reports 2015



                                          • January 16, 2015
                                            What to Expect in 2015/16: A Stable Country in an Uncertain World

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                                            • March 3, 2015
                                              EPHEMERAL EUPHORIA: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE AQUINO ADMINISTRATION

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                                              • May 4, 2015
                                                PHILIPPINE 5-YEAR ECONOMIC OUTLOOK Global Outlook

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                                              • June 15, 2015
                                                What Business Wants: Will PNoy Listen & Act This Time?

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                                                  • September 9, 2015
                                                    Honor Your Commitments

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                                                  • October 27, 2015
                                                    GIVE THE CONSUMER A BREAK

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                                                  • October 15, 2015
                                                    CREDIT WHERE CREDIT IS DUE

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                                                  • November 24, 2015
                                                    The commodity price boom: A missed opportunity for the Philippine mining sector

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                                                  • December 23, 2015
                                                    ECONOMIC YEAR-ENDER REPORT: GLOBAL DEVELOPMENTS: UNEVEN GROWTH, UNSETTLED MARKET

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                                                  WBF Special Reports 2014





                                                    • February 17, 2014
                                                      Constitutional Change Isn’t Only Desirable, It’s Essential: It IS Time to Change the Constitution

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                                                      • April 23, 2014
                                                        The Fork Ahead: The Philippines in 2050 (An Updated Version of the Fork in the Road)

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                                                          • July 28, 2014
                                                            A SUMMARY OF WHERE WE ARE TODAY (WBF’s Pre-SONA Special Report)

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                                                          • August 11, 2014
                                                            LET THERE BE LIGHT (A SPECIAL REPORT ON SAVING POWER)

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                                                          • August 5, 2014
                                                            THE SONA THAT WASN’T – AGAIN

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                                                          • August 4, 2014
                                                            THE STORY OF PH POWER WOES

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                                                          • September 25, 2014
                                                            THE STORY OF PH POWER WOES

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                                                          • September 25, 2014
                                                            LET THERE BE LIGHT (A SPECIAL REPORT ON SAVING POWER)

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                                                              • December 18, 2014
                                                                THE YEAR 2014 IN RETROSPECT: Political Tribulation, Economic Stability

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                                                              • December 16, 2014
                                                                ECONOMIC YEAR-ENDER REPORT 2014: Not bad despite the slowdown, but more could have been done

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                                                              WBF Special Reports 2013





                                                                • February 18, 2013
                                                                  Y The Fork in the Road

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                                                                • February 8, 2013
                                                                  Not Quite There Yet: WBF’s Special Report on the key reform bills approved by the 15th Congress

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                                                                • March 19, 2013
                                                                  Where are we heading with the PPP?

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                                                                      • July 25, 2013
                                                                        The SONA Where’s the Future

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                                                                      • July 4, 2013
                                                                        Why a Department of ICT is needed

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                                                                        • September 30, 2013
                                                                          8 Glasses a day

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                                                                            • December 23, 2013
                                                                              SOME GOOD, SOME BAD (A BALANCED VIEW)

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                                                                            • December 23, 2013
                                                                              THE FORK AHEAD: The Philippines in 2050 (An Updated Version of the Fork in the Road)

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                                                                            WBF Special Reports 2012



                                                                            • January 27, 2012
                                                                              Indeed the economy, professor!

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                                                                            • January 17, 2012
                                                                              An Assessment of Aquino

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                                                                            • February 24, 2012
                                                                              Perception Survey Results

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                                                                            • March 14, 2012
                                                                              Assessment of Aquino

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                                                                            • March 7, 2012
                                                                              ECONOMIC OUTLOOK FOR 2012

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                                                                            • March 6, 2012
                                                                              Mining is Unavoidable

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                                                                            • March 5, 2012
                                                                              1ST Quarterly Roundtable Summary of Presentations

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                                                                                  • July 13, 2012
                                                                                    INVESTING IN FILIPINO TECHNOPRENEURSHIP

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                                                                                  • July 4, 2012
                                                                                    A SONA to Consider

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                                                                                  • July 2, 2012
                                                                                    INVESTING IN FILIPINO TECHNOPRENEURSHIP

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                                                                                  • August 9, 2012
                                                                                    Do you want to defeat poverty or not?

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                                                                                    • October 18, 2012
                                                                                      HEALTH, REVENUE, FAIRNESS

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                                                                                      • December 20, 2012
                                                                                        Political Yearender: A Stable Government

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                                                                                      • December 4, 2012
                                                                                        Contract Sanctity

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                                                                                      WBF Special Reports 2011















                                                                                                  • July 28, 2011
                                                                                                    An Assessment of Pres. Aquino’s First Year in Office

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                                                                                                  • August 11, 2011
                                                                                                    Fairyland-All over again

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                                                                                                  • September 12, 2011
                                                                                                    An Assessment Of President Aquino’s First Year In Office

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                                                                                                  • September 4, 2011
                                                                                                    Fairlyland – All Over Again

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                                                                                                      • December 8, 2011
                                                                                                        A Dysfunctional Court System

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                                                                                                      WBF Special Reports 2010













                                                                                                              • June 27, 2010
                                                                                                                What Can We Expect

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                                                                                                                • August 28, 2010
                                                                                                                  All Lights Out: Coping With (Yet Another) Power Crisis

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                                                                                                                • August 22, 2010
                                                                                                                  Not A Drop To Drink: RP’s Water Crisis

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                                                                                                                  • October 20, 2010
                                                                                                                    100 Days A New Beginning

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                                                                                                                                • June 28, 2009
                                                                                                                                  How To Avoid Another Power Crisis

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                                                                                                                                  • August 21, 2009
                                                                                                                                    A Crisis Brewing?

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                                                                                                                                          WBF Special Reports 2008



                                                                                                                                          • January 14, 2008
                                                                                                                                            Leadership A New Look

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                                                                                                                                                    • July 10, 2008
                                                                                                                                                      IS THE GLASS ½ FULL OR ½ EMPTY?

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                                                                                                                                                            • December 19, 2008
                                                                                                                                                              Where To The Philippines 3rd Version

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                                                                                                                                                            WBF Special Reports 2007







                                                                                                                                                                • March 27, 2007
                                                                                                                                                                  The Best Laid Plans Of Mice & Men…

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                                                                                                                                                                                • December 27, 2007
                                                                                                                                                                                  Philippine Performance in 2007 and Outlook for 2008

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • December 16, 2005
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The Philippine 30-year study

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • September 1, 2004
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Reforming The Philippine Tax System On Tobacco And Alcohol Products

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