Constitutional Design and the Promotion of Economic Growth and Competitiveness

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Published: 
17 November 2019
Language: 
English
Pages: 
13
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Institute for Autonomy and Governance

A series of Learning Sessions on constitutional change and federalism was held in the Philippines in 2018 and 2019.

As the Charter Change debate continues in the Philippines, questions around the substance, process and scope of constitutional reform remain. Regardless of the outcome of these debates, Congress has a substantial role to play in voting on draft texts and amendments, and even possibly drafting constitutional language itself. As such, the Learning Sessions were designed to target members of the House of Representatives and the Senate, providing a safe space for technical discussions on relevant and pressing issues. Each Session focused on a specific issue, including a conceptual framework based on international experience and expertise, and a contextualized consideration of the issue as it pertains to the Philippines, presented by national experts. The Charter Change Issues Briefs series consolidates and memorializes these inputs for future reference and further reach.
1. Principles and Processes of Constitution Building
2. Electoral System Reform and Design
3. Bill of Rights and Justice System Reform Under a Federal Transition
4. Constitutional Design and the Promotion of Economic Growth and Competitiveness
5. Federal Systems, Intergovernmental Relations and Federated Regions

Contents

Overview

Constitutional design and the Promotion of Economic Growth

Economic competitiveness of the Philippines and its regions

How Bayanihan Federalism could promote economic competitiveness: Proposals by the Consultative Committee to Review the 1987 Constitution

References and further reading

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