55th Annual Meeting and Conference

For the conference program, click here.

PLENARY SESSION III: COMPETITON, GROWTH AND UNCERTAINTY (PCC PANEL)

The Philippine Competition Landscape by Dr. Arsenio M. Balisacan, Philippine Competition Commission

The German Competition Act as a Cornerstone of the German Social Market Economy by Dr. Birgit Grundmann, Former State Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Justice, Berlin

Competition Law and Business Policies by Ms. Alicia Juliet Salita, ING Bank

 

PANEL SESSIONS

A2: MODELLING, ESTIMATING AND EVALUATING THE IMPACT OF FISCAL POLICY (DLSU-SOE PANEL)

On implementation delays, marginal costs and price dynamics: A theoretical note with implications for the Philippines by Dr. Lawrence B. Dacuycuy, Dr. Dickson Lim and Dr. Mariel Monica Sauler, De La Salle University

The Role of Fiscal Policy in a Disaster-Prone Economy by Dr. Dickson Lim, De La Salle University

Legal setbacks, disbursement sudden stops, and fiscal stimulus by Dr. Lawrence B. Dacuycuy and Dr. Mariel Monica Sauler, De La Salle University

 

A4: FINANCIAL MARKETS AND ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE (BPI PANEL)

BPI Economic and Financial Markets Outlook for 2018 by Mr. Emilio S. Neri Jr., Bank of the Philippine Islands

GARCH vs. Traditional Methods of Estimating Value-at-Risk (VaR) of the Philippine Bond Market by Mr. William Charles B. Galvez and Dr. Victor A. Abola, University of Asia and the Pacific

 

A5: HUMAN CAPITAL

Effects of Trade on Unemployment and Inflation by Mr. Nikkin L. Beronilla, National Anti-Poverty Commission

Determinants of the Per capita Out-of-Pocket Health Expenditure of the 4Ps Families in the Philippines by Ms. Martha Joy J. Abing, Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology

 

A6: FORECASTING

Macroeconomic Modeling of Mixed Frequency Economic and Financial Variables in Support to Nowcasting of Philippine Economic Growth by Dr. Cesar C. Rufino, De La Salle University

Assessing Forecast Uncertainty: An Information Bayesian Approach by Mr. Fabian Mendez-Ramos, World Bank

Modelling and Forecasting the Philippine Zero-Coupon Yield Curve Using the Dynamic Nelson-Siegel Model by Ms. Ma. Isabela Regina U. Abola, University of Asia and the Pacific

 

A7: POVERTY IN THE PHILIPPINES

Differential Impact of a Poverty Alleviation Program Targeting Households Living in Ultra-Poverty in the Philippines by Ms. Krisha Lim, Mr. Lincoln Lau  and Mr. Donald Cole, International Care Ministries and University of Toronto

What Drives Sectoral Growth in the Regions? by Mr. James Matthew B. Miraflor, Institute for Popular Democracy

 

A8: TRADE

New Generation Trade Agreements and Philippine Agriculture by Dr. Agham C. Cuevas and Mr. Emmanuel Genesis T. Andal, University of the Philippines Los Baños

 

B2: RETHINKING INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES (ASOG PANEL)

The Philippine PPP Program by Ms. Mia Mary Sebastian, Public-Private Partnership Center

 

B4: CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE ECONOMICS OF NATURAL DISASTERS (FNF PANEL)

Effect of Deforestation on the Risk of Climate Change by Mr. Benz Louise R. Genelazo, Ms. Jamimah L. Macada-ag, Ms. Ma. Quina P. Mirasol and Mr. Filbert M. Tabudlong, Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology

 

B6: AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Loan Sourcing and Utilization of Corn Farmer-Borrowers in Isabela: Factor Prediction and Effect on Net Farm Income by Mr. Jericho I. Galang and Dr. Marilyn M. Elauria, Development Academy of the Philippines and University of the Philippines Los Baños

 

B7: PUBLIC POLICY

Impact of tax reform: A simulation by Mr. Nikkin L. Beronilla, National Anti-Poverty Commission

Women in Boards of Philippine Publicly Traded Firms: Does Gender Diversity in the Boardroom Affect Corporate Risk-taking Behavior? by Dr. Angelo A. Unite, Dr. Michael J. Sullivan, Ms. Ailyn A. Shi, Mr. Louie Angelo Ricafrente and Ms. Michelle Kris A. Ong Yiu, De La Salle University

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OFFICIALLY CLOSED. YOU MAY REGISTER ONSITE BEGINNING  7 AM ON NOVEMBER 8, 2017.

 

Step 1: Fill up the online registration form: bit.ly/PES55_Registration

Step 2: Pay the conference fee through Paypal/credit card or bank

 

 

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OFFICIALLY CLOSED. PLEASE CALL THE PES SECRETARIAT IF YOU WISH TO REGISTER ONSITE FOR THE TRAINING.

HOW TO REGISTER

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CANCELLATION POLICY

  • PES shall refund 50% of the fee if it receives the cancellation by October 15.
  • Cancellations received from October 16 onwards shall not be refunded.
  • PES accepts substitution if the registered participant cannot attend the training