Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Philip Gerson
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 February 1998
Keywords: Poverty, Income Distribution, expenditure, distribution of income, government expenditure, income groups
Income distribution in the Philippines is highly uneven, and poverty rates are higher than in other ASEAN countries. In addition, although the poverty rate has declined over time, the rate of decline has been lower...