1 week Newborn Filipinos won’t get full earning potential – World Bank MB |Biz
Newborn Filipinos will not achieve almost half of their earning potential as the Philippines’ recent gains remained short to address its anemic health and education systems, according to a report by the World Bank. (FLICKR / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Based on the World Bank’s Human Capital Index (HCI) 2020 Update, the Philippines scored 0.52, indicating that children born in the country today will be 48 percent deficient in achieving their maximum productivity potential. According to the report, while the Philippines made notable improvements in human capital over roughly the last decade, its current state remains relatively weak ... more