Faculty

(as of 1st Semester, AY 2019-2020)

Regular Faculty

Ma. Joy V. Abrenica, Ph.D. (University of the Philippines)
Professor
Industrial Organization, International Economics, Mathematical Economics, Microeconomics
Email: mvabrenica@up.edu.ph; ma_joy.abrenica@upd.edu.ph; ma.joyabrenica@yahoo.com

Agustin L. Arcenas, Ph.D. (Michigan State University)
Associate Professor
Development Economics, Environmental Economics, Impact Evaluation/Project Evaluation, Microeconomics, Natural Resource Economics
Email: alarcenas@upd.edu.ph or arcenasa@yahoo.com

Arsenio M. Balisacan, Ph.D. (University of Hawaii) (on secondment)
Professor

Agricultural and Resource Economics, Development Economics, Applied Welfare Economics
Email: arsenio.balisacan@upd.edu.ph

Maria Socorro G. Bautista, Ph.D. (Columbia University)
Professor
Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, International Economics
Email: msgb@up.edu.ph, msgbautista@econ.upd.edu.ph

Joseph J. Capuno, Ph.D. (University of the Philippines)
Professor
Public Economics, Development Economics, Urban and Regional Economics, Institutional Economics, Health Economics
Email: jjcapuno@up.edu.ph, jjcapuno@gmail.com

Sarah Lynne S. Daway-Ducanes, Ph.D. (University of California Riverside)
Associate Professor
Financial Economics, Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics
Email: ssdaway@econ.upd.edu.ph

Ma. Christina Epetia, Ph.D. (University of the Philippines)
Assistant Professor
International Economics, Labor Economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
Email: mfepetia@econ.upd.edu.ph

Laarni C. Escresa, Ph.D. (University of Bologna and University Rotterdam)
Assistant Professor
Law & Economics,  Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, History of Economic Thought
Email: laarni.escresa2@gmail.com

Margarita D. Gonzales, Ph.D. (University of the Philippines)
Associate Professor
Development Economics, Financial Economics, International Economics, Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics
Email: mdgonzales@econ.upd.edu.ph

Karl Robert L. Jandoc, Ph.D. (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Assistant Professor
Environmental Economics, Microeconomics. Statistics/Econometrics
Email: kljandoc@up.edu.ph

Aleli D. Kraft, Ph.D. (University of the Philippines)
Professor
Development Economics, Health Economics, Human Resource Economics, Industrial Economics, Microeconomics
Email: aleli.kraft@upd.edu.ph

Cielo D. Magno, Ph.D. (Northeastern University)
Assistant Professor
Development Economics,  Environmental Economics, Human Resource Economics, Institutional Economics, Microeconomics, Public Economics
Email: cmagno@econ.upd.edu.ph

Maria Nimfa F. Mendoza, Ph.D. (University of British Columbia)
Associate Professor
International Economics, Econometrics, Microeconomics, Mathematical Economics
Email: ma_nimfa.mendoza@upd.edu.ph

Toby Melissa C. Monsod, Ph.D. (University of the Philippines)
Associate Professor
Development Economics, Environmental Economics, Gender Economics, History of Thought, Institutional Economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Public Economics, Urban and Regional Economics
Email: tcmonsod@econ.upd.edu.ph or tcmonsod@upd.edu.ph, tobymonsod2002@yahoo.com

Marjorie C. Pajaron, Ph.D. (University of Hawaii)
Assistant Professor
Development Economics, Gender Economics, Health Economics, Human Resource Economics  (Population); Migration; Microeconomics; Statistics/Econometrics
Email: mpajaron@econ.upd.edu.ph

Renato E. Reside Jr., Ph.D. (Fordham University)
Assistant Professor
Financial Economics, History of Thought, Industrial Economics, International Economics, Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Public Economics
Email: renato_jr.reside@upd.edu.ph

Orville Jose C. Solon, Ph.D. (University of the Philippines)
Professor & Dean
Health Economics, Microeconomics, Public Economics
Email: ocsolon@up.edu.ph; jose_orville.solon@upd.edu.ph

Professors Emeriti

Florian A. Alburo, Ph.D. (University of Colorado)
Agricultural Economics, International Economics, Monetary Economics
Email: florian.alburo@upd.edu.ph

Solita Collas-Monsod, M.A. (University of Pennsylvania)
Development Economics, Poverty and Income
Email: solita_monsod@yahoo.com

Dante B. Canlas, Ph.D. (University of the Philippines)
Monetary Economics, Macroeconomics, Labor Economics
Email: dbcanlas@ymail.com; dbcanlas@pldtdsl.net

Rolando A. Danao, Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley)
Mathematical Economics, Operations Research, Econometrics
Email: rolando.danao@upd.edu.ph

Emmanuel S. de Dios, Ph.D. (University of the Philippines)
Development Economics, History of Economic Thought, Institutional Economics, International Economics, Microeconomics, Economic History
Email: esdedios@up.edu.ph; esdedios@upd.edu.ph; esdedios@econ.upd.edu.ph

Benjamin E. Diokno, Ph.D. (Syracuse University)
Public Economics, Political Economy
Email: benjamin.diokno@upd.edu.ph

Raul V. Fabella, Ph.D. (Yale University)
Economic Theory, Agricultural Economics, International Economics
Email: raul.fabella@upd.edu.ph

Ernesto M. Pernia, Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley)
Development Economics, Demographic Economics, Human Resource Economics
Email: ernestompernia@gmail.com or ernesto.pernia@upd.edu.ph

Gerardo P. Sicat, Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Development Economics
Email: gerardo.sicat@upd.edu.ph or gsicat@skybroadband.com.ph

Edita A. Tan, Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley)
Human Resource Economics, Monetary Economics
Email: edita.tan@upd.edu.ph

Gwendolyn R. Tecson, Ph.D. (Hitotsubashi)
Industrial Economics, International Economics, Area of Specialization: Japan
Email: gwendolyn.tecson@up.edu.ph

Professorial Lecturers

Ramon L. Clarete, Ph.D. (University of Hawaii)
Agricultural Economics, Development Economics, Multilateral Trade Policy, International Economics, Public Economics
Email: ramon.clarete@upd.edu.ph

Senior Lecturers

Michael Abrigo
Email: mmabrigo@gmail.com

Hayde Arandia
Email: hayde.arandia@yahoo.com

Patricia T. Coseteng
Accounting
Email: patricia.coseteng@gmail.com

Noel B. Del Castillo
Microeconomics
Email: nbdelcastillo@gmail.com

Susan S. Navarro
Mathematical and Quantitative Economics
Email: susan.navarro@upd.edu.ph

Victoria V. Quimbo
Email: vquimbo2002@yahoo.com

Gerard Suanes
Email: poposuanes@yahoo.com

Elizabeth Tan
Email: estan386@yahoo.com

Lecturers

Rachelleen Rodriguez
Email:

Visiting Professors

Manuel Montes
Email:

In Memoriam

Jose Encarnacion, Jr.
Nov 17, 1928 – July 5, 1998

Onofre D. Corpuz
Dec 1, 1926 – March 23, 2013

Fidelina B. Carlos
April 24, 1958 – May 16, 2015

Cayetano W. Paderanga
October 9, 1948 – January 29, 2016

Amado A. Castro
May 29, 1924 – June 10, 2017

Ruperto P. Alonzo
February 8, 1948 – November 7, 2017