Research

Neoliberalizing Spaces in the Philippines
UPPI Assesses CCT Program for Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Indigenous Peoples

The University of the Philippines Population Institute (UPPI) is undertaking an assessment of the government’s modified conditional cash transfer program (MCCT) for Indigenous Peoples in Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Areas (GIDA).




Neoliberalizing Spaces in the Philippines
Kudos to Dr. Ortega on Newest Publication!

The UP Population Institute (UPPI) faculty and staff congratulate Dr. Arnisson Andre Ortega on his recent publication of a pathbreaking critique of space and power in the Philippines.




YAFS4 project
DR. ORTEGA PBLISHES MANILA GENTRIFICATION RESEARCH

Dr. Arnisson Andre C. Ortega, Assistant Professor at the UPPI, has published anew in an international journal in February of 2016. This comes after a research article he co-authored, Mega-regions in the Philippines: Accounting for Special Economic Zones and Global-local Dynamics, was published in volume 48 of the journal Cities in November 2015.




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UPPI IN THE FOREFRONT OF DISASTER RESPONSE: HPM SURVEY IN THE AFTERMATH OF YOLANDA

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is a UN program founded in 1946 and headquartered in New York City that provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. To measure the adequacy of its responses and resources allocation in terms of sector funding, staffing, supplies allocation until delivery, it has instituted the Humanitarian Performance Monitoring (HPM).




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UPPI FACULTY PUBLISH INTERNATIONALLY IN 2015

Three members of the UP Population Institute faculty had their respective research work printed in international publications in 2015.

Dr. Josefina N. Natividad’s research on the impacts of the 1991 Mt. Pinatubo eruption was published in The Consequences of Disaster: Demographic, Planning, and Policy Implications (James, H. & Paton, D., eds., 2015, Charles C. Tomas Publisher Ltd.).




YAFS4 project
TWO YEARS OF MAPPING MANILA’S PERI-URBAN FRINGE: THE “SPACES IN TRANSITION” PROJECT
The “Spaces in Transition: Mapping Manila’s Peri-Urban Fringe” aims to map the rapid spatial transformation of areas surrounding Metro Manila, or what is called the peri-urban finge. Through the use of mixed research methodologies, the study explored how land growth and development have affected the residents living in these peri-urban areas.



YAFS4 project
2013 YOUNG ADULT FERTILITY AND SEXUALITY STUDY (YAFS 4)
The Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality (YAFS) Study is a series of national surveys on the Filipino youth, conducted since 1982 by UPPI and DRDF. Gathering data from Filipino youth aged 15 to 24, YAFS is one of the primary sources of information on sexual and non-sexual risk behaviors and its determinants in the Philippines.



YAFS4 key findings
YAFS 4 Key Findings
The Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality (YAFS) Study is a series of cross-sectional surveys on the Filipino youth aged 15-24 conducted since 1982 by the University of the Philippines Population Institute (UPPI) and the Demographic Research and Development Foundation (DRDF). YAFS is the only survey of young people that is representative at the national and regional level.