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[ANALYSIS] On poverty lines and counting the poor

Apr 17, 2019 - 10:27 AM

Let us not focus on the trees and not see the forest. We have to get our act together and adopt a whole-of-nation approach to ensure that no Filipino will be in poverty by 2030 or even 2040.

Pre-election surveys: What can voters do if they don’t like the results?

Mar 26, 2019 - 9:00 AM

'Whether you're dissatisfied or not that many people are going to vote for a particular candidate, the question is what are you gonna do about it?' statistician Jose Ramon Albert says

Rappler Talk: Dr Jose Ramon Albert on election surveys

Mar 20, 2019 - 2:44 PM

On Wednesday, March 20, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug sits down with Dr Jose Ramon Albert, statistician and senior research fellow at the Philippine Institute for Development Studies, about election surveys

[ANALYSIS] Women, women, women in economics: Where are you?

Oct 31, 2018 - 11:00 AM

We need to eliminate barriers to women in economics from entry level to leadership roles

Rappler Talk: Future-proofing young Filipinos through innovation, social enterprise

Sep 25, 2018 - 10:10 AM

Rappler sits down with UNDP's Andrew Parker and statistician Dr Jose Ramon Albert

More protection, attention to social pension for poor elderly Filipinos

Jun 30, 2018 - 4:30 PM

The number of senior citizens, which has grown from 6.3 million in 2010 to 7.6 million in 2015, is expected to reach 11.7 million by 2025, and 22.6 million in 2045

Experts suggest compromise for Congress: Regulate, not ban, dynasties

Feb 15, 2018 - 1:55 PM

Having family members in office all at the same time could be prohibited, while having family members serving one after another could be allowed

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Data in the drug war: Why accurate numbers matter

Nov 04, 2016 - 10:30 AM

Duterte claims there are 3 to 4 million drug addicts in the Philippines but data from the Dangerous Drugs Board show there are only 1 8 million current drug users How will this affect the war on drugs?

Comelec faces complaint over leak of voters' data

Jun 17, 2016 - 8:44 PM

Ex NSCB head Jose Ramon Albert asks the National Privacy Commission to compel the Comelec to properly inform each of the 55 million voters about the leak of their personal information

File photo by Michael Bueza/Rappler

Comelec told: Explain, act on data leak in 24 hours

Apr 25, 2016 - 4:45 PM

Ex NSCB head Jose Ramon Albert and CenterLaw Philippines will file an administrative complaint against the poll body with the National Privacy Commission after the 24 hour deadline

DEMAND LETTER. Lawyer Romel Bagares of CenterLaw Philippines and their client Dr. Jose Ramon Albert explain on Monday, April 25, their decision to write a demand letter to the Comelec following the massive data leak last March. Michael Bueza/Rappler

Confused by surveys: What do terms mean?

Feb 18, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Surveys use a lot of statistical terms. We explain key terms and their significance to make them more understandable.

Is there no way to deal with traffic in Metro Manila?

Oct 07, 2015 - 4:34 PM

The long term solutions involve public transport affordable housing and having fewer people in the Metro

Who are the middle class?

Jul 08, 2015 - 11:00 AM

The biggest concentration of the middle class is in Luzon especially in Metro Manila which has a fourth of them and neighboring CALABARZON and Central Luzon

How big is the middle class? Is it benefiting from economic growth?

Jun 24, 2015 - 11:30 AM

In 2012 the income share of the middle class can be estimated at about a third of total household income in the Philippines

What happened to the Philippine economy in 2014?

Jan 07, 2015 - 10:00 AM

There is reason to expect sustained growth in 2015 with election spending starting even in 2015 as 2016 involves the presidency

Does data prove corruption harms development?

Nov 05, 2014 - 9:45 AM

Can we measure corruption? If there evidence to suggest that corruption does harm to society to our wealth and to our prospects for development?

Can Big Data measure progress and development?

Apr 24, 2014 - 2:51 PM

While Big Data are here to stay they do not mean the end of official statistics The challenge is to explore how to make use of nontraditional data sources such as Big Data to complement traditional data sources

#TalkThursday: Poverty - Behind the numbers

Apr 26, 2013 - 12:01 PM

On TalkThursday this week is Jose Ramon Albert the Secretary General of the National Statistical Coordination Board

Rappler Newscast | April 25, 2013

Apr 25, 2013 - 9:46 PM

Southeast Asian leaders ask Beijing for a “code of conduct” for the South China Sea PH comes closer to elevating its claim to islands in the South China Sea NSCB s head defends its poverty data

Smokers, drinkers spend P53.5-B on excise taxes in 2010

Dec 01, 2012 - 1:57 PM

In 2010 P67 billion or a little more than 8 of government revenues came from excise taxes says the National Statistical Coordination Board