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The Use of Statistics in Policy Research and Decision-making


  • Maligalig, Dalisay S.


Reliable, accurate and timely data and appropriate statistical techniques are key elements to produce quality research and sound decision-making process. This paper investigates the uses of data and statistical methodologies in policy research and planning in the Philippine setting. Based on the number of interviews conducted, it is necessary to identify data gaps and areas for basic and applied research in statistics that may enhance policy research and planning.

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  • Maligalig, Dalisay S., 1994. "The Use of Statistics in Policy Research and Decision-making," Discussion Papers DP 1994-21, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
  • Handle: RePEc:phd:dpaper:dp_1994-21

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    1. David, Isidoro P. & Mendoza, A.N.C. & Besa, David C., 1990. "Evaluation of Philippine Corn Statistics," Philippine Journal of Development JPD 1990 Vol. XVII No. 1-, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
    2. Mendoza, Maria Nimfa F., 1992. "Production Parameter Estimates for the Philippine Nonagricultural Sectors," Working Papers WP 1992-12, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
    3. Clarete, Ramon L., 1992. "Structural Adjustment and Agriculture: Developing Research Analytical Framework," Working Papers WP 1992-21, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.
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