Resources

Browse our documents and publications covering G-Watch Monitoring Manuals, Governance Reform Studies, Political Democracy and Reforms (PODER) Publications, and Vertical Integration Research.


Ateneo FactCheck 2016
Ateneo FactCheck 2016

FactCheck 2016, as in the previous elections, probed candidate’s position, platform and track record on key issues and agenda identified through consultations with organizations at the local and national levels.

 


Connecting the Dots for Accountability: Civil Society Policy Monitoring and Advocacy Strategies
Connecting the Dots for Accountability: Civil Society Policy Monitoring and Advocacy Strategies

In June 2015, a North-South convergence of four organizations hosted a workshop entitled “scaling accountability.” In contrast to the conventional idea of “scaling” as involving the replication of local pilots, our use of the term was intended to convey the idea of going beyond bounded projects to address systemic accountability problems.

 


Opening Government? The Case of the Philippines in the Open Government Partnership
Opening Government? The Case of the Philippines in the Open Government Partnership

This study explores whether and how Philippine open government reformers have been able to leverage the Open Government Partnership (OGP) mechanisms, processes, spaces, and assistance to improve government responsiveness and accountability.

 


Democratizing Election through Campaign Finance Reforms
Democratizing Election through Campaign Finance Reforms

A book chapter that discusses one of the challenges to Philippine democracy – poorly regulated campaign finance – highlighting the importance of making elections inclusive and democratic by making them competitive and fair.

 


Expenditure Monitoring in the Philippines: A Rapid Scan of the Experience (Draft)
Expenditure Monitoring in the Philippines: A Rapid Scan of the Experience (Draft)

The attempt of civil society to venture into expenditure monitoring is a huge challenge. It is a new terrain that involves technicalities and requires access to critical processes and documents of the government.

 


Guidelines for the Sustained National Implementation of CSO Participation in the Department of Education (DepEd)
Guidelines for the Sustained National Implementation of CSO Participation in the Department of Education (DepEd) (Draft)

This strategy paper is a comprehensive guide for the sustainability of CSO-government engagement in the Department of Education (DepEd).

 


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Enhancing the Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) Report Card Survey (RCS): A Report to the Civil Service Commission

There is a need to look at how the RCS can be improved in assisting the frontline agencies in ensuring “prompt, efficient, honest and high quality” delivery of services. 

This research aims to provide recommendations to the CSC on how the ARTA-RCS can be improved in effectively assisting the frontline agencies in reducing red tape in their delivery of services by:

 


Ateneo FactCheck 2013
Ateneo FactCheck 2013

FactCheck 2013 aims to produce materials that will convince the reform constituencies to engage electoral reform advocacies and the elections to advance and sustain the gains of reforms.

 


Poolitikang Pinoy 2013 (PoP 2013)
Poolitikang Pinoy 2013 (PoP 2013)

PoP 2013 is a data pooling initiative of the Ateneo School of Government (ASoG) that aims to arm the citizens with facts and data on candidates for and selected critical issues relevant to the 2013 elections, thereby, facilitating and empowering their engagement as political actors during elections.

 


Stability and Performance of Political Parties in Southeast Asia Philippines, Party-Less No More? (Emerging Practices of Party Politics in the Philippines)
Stability and Performance of Political Parties in Southeast Asia: Philippines, Party-Less No More? (Emerging Practices of Party Politics in the Philippines)

The study conducted by the Philippine research team aims to baseline the organizational performance and stability of selected political parties in the Philippines. From the parties’ profiles, we extracted some comparative points that will allow elucidation on the overall picture of party performance and stability in the Philippines.

 

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