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.
DEMAND AND SUPPLY By Boo Chanco (The Philippine Star) July 28, 2014 If you listen to businessmen talking about expected power blackouts next year, you would start blaming Energy Secretary Ikot Petilla for aborting the economic takeoff. For many, Petilla need not emphasize the obvious but just quietly do what he must to alleviate [Read More]
Posted: July 28, 2014, 1:33 am
Introspective by Calixto V. Chikiamco (Business World) July 27, 2014 ON A RECENT VISIT, World Bank President Jing Yong Kim hailed the Aquino administration for good governance reforms and predicted that the Philippines will be the next Asian miracle. Kim said that “among the most important things you can do is tackle corruption and [Read More]
Posted: July 28, 2014, 1:23 am
Social Climate By Mahar Mangahas (The Philippine Daily Inquirer) July 26, 2014 To the common question “What’s the latest?” I feel pleased that someone is interested, but also disappointed that he/she didn’t check the SWS website first. A single survey generates not one report, but many. The first two releases from the latest SWS [Read More]
Posted: July 28, 2014, 1:17 am
Like It Is by Peter Wallace (Philippine Daily Inquirer) July 24, 2014 Let me further explain my position on the Constitution because it was questioned from my last column. I do not believe that one must follow the Constitution precisely as it is written; the correct way is to follow its intent, and to [Read More]
Posted: July 28, 2014, 1:12 am
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
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