Foundation for Economic Freedom, Inc.
The Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) is the first and only libertarian public advocacy and economic development organization in the Philippines. Since the 1990s, FEF has been aggressive in advancing the cause of economic and political liberty, good governance, secure and well defined property rights and market-oriented reforms. More than a think-tank, FEF also implements programs that contribute to the country’s economic reform initiatives.
Foundation for Economic Freedom
FEF is a non-stock, non-profit & non-partisan institution advocating market-oriented policy reforms in the Philippines. Fellows of FEF, Inc. include economists, political scientists, business practitioners and media personalities.
A resolution seeking to amend the protectionist provisions and foreign participation limits in the Constitution has reached the plenary in the House of Representatives before Congress adjourned sine die in June. Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. was the principal author of the resolution that seeks to add the phrase “unless otherwise provided by law” to the [Read More]
Posted: July 25, 2014, 7:15 am
MANILA, Philippines–Without a doubt, the Philippines has experienced a resurgence of investor confidence in the four years since President Aquino took over the reins of government. Last year, the country registered one of the highest growth rates in Asia, second only to economic powerhouse China, despite the oft-cited hindrances to investments supposedly posed by a [Read More]
Posted: July 25, 2014, 7:12 am
DEMAND AND SUPPLY By Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) July 25, 2014 The way I see it, a candle and a flashlight are just about the only emergency powers that can really help us if the shortages in power reserves next year translate into actual blackouts, rotating or otherwise. The only reason Energy Secretary [Read More]
Posted: July 25, 2014, 3:33 am
Crossroads (Toward Philippine Economic and Social Progress) by Gerardo P. Sicat (The Philippine Star) July 23, 2014 The recent overflow of discussion concerning DAP (disbursement acceleration program) of the government which the Supreme Court declared unconstitutional highlights for me two major issues. First is that our system of public expenditure is broken and we [Read More]
Posted: July 23, 2014, 7:51 am
DEMAND AND SUPPLY By Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) July 23, 2014 Shit didn’t hit the ceiling, but unadulterated raw poo is flowing into the street where cars going to NAIA 1 are inspected by security guards near the departure area. Of course departing passengers can smell that mess. A septic tank overflowed and [Read More]
Posted: July 23, 2014, 7:44 am
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