Global Liquidity and Financial Vulnerability

UPSE-PCED seminar by Dr. Maria Socorro Gochoco-Bautista (Professor, UP School of Economics) More »

Prof. Capuno appointed UP Scientist I

Dr. Joseph J. Capuno, Professor of Economics at the UPSE, has been appointed UP Scientist I for the period 2015-2017. More »

Prof. Majah-Leah Ravago is Outstanding Young Scientist in Economics

Dr. Majah-Leah V. Ravago (3rd from right) is the 2016 recipient of the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) – Outstanding Young Scientist (OYS) Award in the field of Economics. More »

Prof. Jeff Ducanes receives Outstanding Scientific Paper award from NAST

Dr. Geoffrey M. Ducanes (3rd from left) receives an Outstanding Scientific Paper award from the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) for his paper Are remittances inducing laziness in households? : a reexamination of the evidence. More »


Recent Publications

Discussion Papers

  • (DP 2016-08) Common Belief Revisited – by RMT Balanquit
  • (DP 2016-07) Threshold Bank-run Equilibrium in Dynamic Games – by RMT Balanquit
  • (DP 2016-06) Why Fixed Rent Contracts are Less Prevalent: Weak Third Party Enforcement and Endogenous Principal Type – by RV Fabella
  • (DP 2016-05) Conglopolistic Competition in Small Emerging Economies: When Large and Diversified is Beautiful – by RV Fabella
  • (DP 2016-04) Groups, Norms and Endogenous Membership: Towards a Socially Inclusive Economics – by RV Fabella
  • (DP 2016-03) Behavioral Polymorphism in Bayesian Games – by RV Fabella
  • (DP 2016-02) Do Regions Gain from an Open Economy? – by EM Pernia & JEM Lazatin
  • (DP 2016-01) Climate Change, Dengue and the Economy: Ascertaining the Link Between Dengue and Climatic Conditions – by AL Arcenas
  • (DP 2015-17) Political Intervention in the Philippine Bureaucracy, 1987 to 2010: How, where and to what effect – by TC Monsod

PRE Articles (December 2015 issue)

  • Urban-rural income and wage gaps in the Philippines: measurement error, unequal endowments, or factor market failure? – by Karl Kendrick Chua, Louie Limkin, John Nye, &  Jeffrey Williamson
  • American private direct investment in the Philippines after independence – by GP Sicat
  • Singapore’s five decades of development: lessons and future directions – by CS Yue
  • The Philippines: on the road to being an emerging economy – by DB Canlas
  • Development progeria: the role of institutions and the exchange rate – by SS Daway & RV Fabella
  • Malaysia-China trade: old and new routes – by TS Yean & AJY Kam
  • Class participation in politics in Southeast Asia – by JJ Capuno
  • The effect of trade policy on firm productivity in Thai manufacturing – by A Kohpaiboon & J Jongwanich
  • Households’ access to financial services: some evidence from survey data – by GM Llanto
  • The ASEAN business cycle and China’s slowdown – by B Nidhiprabha
  • Goods trade liberalization under the ASEAN Economic Community: effects on the Philippine economy – by RL Clarete & PAP Tuano
  • Just how good is unemployment as a measure of welfare? A note  – by ES de Dios & K Dinglasan

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