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Projected % Change
   2015  2016
Real GDP 6 6.3
Consumer Prices 1.9 3.4
Source: World Economic Outlook (October 2015)
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Philippines and the IMF
Updated October 19, 2015

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Finance & Development
September 01, 1998 -- Finance & Development September 1998 - Poverty and Economic Policy in the Philippines
By Philip Gerson - Past economic policies that hampered growth, and the resistance of powerful elites to much-needed reforms, were largely responsible for the high incidence and persistence of poverty in the Philippines. Recent policy changes have spurred growth, but additional reforms could accelerate the reduction of poverty.