Government Underspending: Inertia, Insecurity, or Indigestion?

(From left) Usec. Catalina Cabral (DPWH); Chairman Michael G. Aguinaldo (COA); Dr. Toby Melissa C. Monsod (Associate Professor, UP School of Economics) More »

The Politics of Strongman Rule: What the Crisis States Literature Suggests

UPSE-PCED seminar by Professor James Putzel (Professor of Development Studies, London School of Economics and Political Science) More »

Inclusiveness & Competitiveness: the Challenge for the Philippines

Speakers for the EMIT public forum Inclusiveness & Competitiveness: the Challenge for the Philippines (from left) Dr. Geoffrey Ducanes (UP School of Economics); Dr. Soledad Natalia Dalisay (UP College of Social Science and Philosophy ); Prof. Rob van Tulder (Rotterdam School of Management); Ms. Anne van Lakerveld (Rotterdam School of Management); Prof. Emmanuel de Dios (UP School of Economics); Prof. Annette Balaoing-Pelkmans (Erasmus School of Economics, EUR); Mr. Danilo Songco (Pinoy Me Foundation, Inc.) More »


Recent Publications

Discussion Papers

  • (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