SDSN Philippines Launched in Manila

(From left) Prof. Solita Monsod, Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, Dr. Arsenio Balisacan, and Fr. Edwin Gariguez. More »

Challenges in governance in the power sector discussed in economic forum

(From left) Mr. Vicente S. Perez, Jr. (President, ALTERNERGY); Atty. Raphael Perpetuo M. Lotilla (Former Energy Secretary and Chairman, Center for the Advancement of Trade Integration and Facilitation); Mr. John Eric T. Francia (President & CEO, AC Energy Holdings, Inc.); and Dr. Peter Lee U (Dean, School of Economics, University of Asia and the Pacific). More »

Justice Leonen guest speaker at the 2015 recognition program for graduating students

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines Marvic Mario Victor F. Leonen was the guest speaker during the Recognition Program of the UP School of Economics graduating students of 2015. More »

BS Economics graduate tops UPSE Batch 2015

Samantha Marie C. Sundiam, BS Economics, summa cum laude, graduated at the top her 2015 batch with a weighted average grade (WAG) of 1.18. More »


Recent Publications

Discussion Papers

  • (DP 2015-16) Household Coping and Recovery from Nature’s Wrath: Rising from the Ruins of Yolanda – by MV Ravago & DS Mapa
  • (DP 2015-15) Risk Management and Coping Strategies: Climate Change and Agriculture in the Philippines – by MV Ravago, J Roumasset, & K Jandoc
  • (DP 2015-14) Development Dynamics in the Philippines Historical Perspectives: 1950-2010 – by FA Alburo
  • (DP 2015-13) Helping Cost, Assortative Matching and Production Cycles in the Dynamic Humean Farmer Game – by RV Fabella
  • (DP 2015-12) The Mining for Development Framework for the Philippines – by C Magno
  • (DP 2015-11) Current Structure and Future Challenges of the Agricultural Sector – by MV Ravago & AM Balisacan
  • (DP 2015-10) Gearing the Philippines for ASEAN Economic Community – by FA Alburo
  • (DP 2015-09) How We Measure Poverty Understates its Extent and Depth: Some Results – by EA Tan

PRE Articles (June 2015 issue)

  • Rethinking the taxation of compensation income in the Philippines – by S Quimbo &  X Javier
  • Time-varying conditional Johnson Su density in Value-at-Risk methodology – by P Cayton & D Mapa
  • Impact assessment of national and regional policies using the Philippine Regional General Equilibrium Model – by R Briones
  • Does judicial quality matter for firm performance? – by J Agregado, J Marella, & T Monsod
  • A note on the effects of remittances and overseas migration on some Philippine statistics – by S Daway & G Ducanes
  • International migration and occupational licensing: an empirical exploration – by M Durano
  • (Book Review) Piketty’s Capital in the twenty-first century – by R Alonso

Policy Notes

  • (PN 2015-01) Solar Power’s Dawning and Promise for Inclusive Green Growth – by E Pernia
  • (PN 2014-6) Improving Credit Access for the Food and Agriculture Sector through the Enhanced Implementation of Existing Policies and New Strategies – by G Teves
  • (PN 2014-5R) Eastern Visayas after Yolanda: Evidence from Household Survey – by M Ravago, D Mapa, and Associates
  • (PN 2014-4) Investing in S&T and R&D in the Face of AEC Competition – by E Pernia and R Clarete
  • (PN 2014-3) Tax Policy for Good Governance, Job Creation and Inclusive Growth – by R Alonso
  • (PN 2014-2) Designing a Competitive Electricity Market – by MJ Abrenica
  • (PN 2014-1) How did the Philippines level its tax treatment of imported and local distilled spirits? – by R Clarete