The Development Policy Research Month (DPRM) is celebrated every September to encourage the use of data and evidence in planning and policymaking among the country’s leaders and the public at large. It also aims to raise the public’s literacy on socioeconomic issues.
The DPRM is led by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies, the country's foremost socioeconomic think tank, pursuant to Presidential Proclamation 247 signed in 2002.
On August 22, 2019, PIDS Senior Research Fellow Dr. Michael Ralph Abrigo and PIDS Director for Research Information Dr. Sheila Siar talked about the upcoming Development Policy Research Month (September 2019) and its theme on "Navigating the New Globalization: Local Actions for Global Challenges" on
Globalization is being redefined politically, economically and ecologically at a moment when advanced technologies have ushered in a Fourth Industrial Revolution at a speed and scale unparalleled in human history. How will this new phase of globalization transform international and regional cooperation?
SOURCE: World Economic Forum
Globalization 4.0 in the words of Prof. Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of World Economic Forum, at the World Government Summit 2019.
SOURCE: World Government Summit
All roads lead to Davos in Switzerland for this year's World Economic Forum. The WEF draws thousands of world leaders and bright minds to ponder the world's most pressing problems. This year's theme is "Globalization 4.0 – Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the 4th Industrial Revolution." So what does that mean?
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