Monthly Archives: July 2013

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WIDE RURAL-URBAN WAGE GAP A BARRIER TO NAT’L DEVELOPMENT Leading international political economist speaks on rural-urban wage gap in the Philippines

MANILA-Amidst the Philippines’ impressive 7.8% economic growth in the first quarter of 2013, the highest since President Benigno Aquino III took office in 2010, experts warn that the wide disparity in rural-urban wages is a roadblock to achieving inclusive, broad-based development. This is the theme