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Shocks, groups, and networks in Bukidnon, the Philippines

This chapter examines the role of groups and networks in helping the poor manage their exposure to risks and cope with shocks to their livelihoods in the rural Philippines. It brings together two strands of the social capital literature: the…

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Rapid agricultural growth is not enough: The Philippines, 1965-80

The Philippine growth experience may be described as a case of agriculture-led development that failed. Rapid agricultural growth during 1965-80 did not translate into sustainable economic growth, and only a small segment of the population benefited…