About UPSE Discussion Papers


The University of the Philippine School of Economics (UPSE) website has a collection of Discussion Papers (DP) that is available and free for the public to download. These papers are also available at a dedicated UPSE DP webpage on IDEAS.

UPSE Discussion Papers are preliminary versions circulated privately to elicit critical comments. They are protected by Republic Act No. 8293 and are not for quotation or reprinting without prior approval.


Faculty, graduate students, visiting scholars, visiting faculty, and alumni are encouraged to submit discussion papers.

Please send a copy of your paper in either a pdf or word file with the first page containing the following information:

  1. Paper title
  2. Full name and affiliation of all authors
  3. E-mail addresses of all authors
  4. A short abstract
  5. A short list of keywords
  6. JEL codes

Graduate student and alumni submissions should be sponsored by an UPSE faculty.


UPSE Research Office
Tel. No. (632) 927-9686 local 231 & 232
Fax No. (632) 920-5465
Email: upse_research@econ.upd.edu.ph; pced_research@econ.upd.edu.ph