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EFL symposium in Los Baños focuses on economics of Bt crops

The Los Baños leg of the Philippine Economic Society (PES)'s economic and financial literacy activities featured a symposium on the Economics of Biotech Crops on 17 July 2018 at the SEARCA Umali Auditorium, University of the Philippines-Los Baños, Laguna. The symposium was attended by around 40 participants from the academe,...

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Thirteen high school economics teachers join PES

Thirteen high school teachers of economics took their oath as members of the Philippine Economic Society (PES) on 23 June 2018 at Faber Hall, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City. The induction of new members was part of the program of the Economic and Financial Literacy Seminar-Workshop for Basic Education...

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Metro Manila economics teachers attend economic and financial literacy seminar

More than 50 economics teachers from public and private high schools in Metro Manila took part in the Economic and Financial Literacy Seminar-Workshop held on 23 June 2018 at Faber Hall, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City. National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Usec. Rosemarie Edillon presented on the importance...

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PES, SWS to hold forum on monitoring economic well-being

The Philippine Economic Society (PES) and the Social Weather Stations (SWS) is co-organizing a forum entitled Monitoring Economic Well-being on 6 March 2018, 2:00p.m., at the SWS Auditorium, Malingap St., Sikatuna Village, Quezon City. The forum will feature a presentation by SWS President Dr. Mahar Mangahas on the different indicators utilized in...

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PES participates in the 42nd FAEA Conference in Kuala Lumpur

The Philippine Economic Society (PES) participated in the 42nd Conference of the Federation of ASEAN Economic Associations (FAEA 42) held at Sunway Resort Hotel and Spa, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia on 5-8 December 2017.  The theme of the conference is “Drivers of ASEAN Integration," with the objective of bringing together economists, researchers,...

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PES conducts training workshops on basic forecasting, data analysis

The Philippine Economic Society (PES) conducted parallel training workshops on basic forecasting and on basic data analysis on 07 November 2017 at the Novotel Manila, Araneta Center, Quezon City. The session Introduction to Basic Forecasting was facilitated by Dr. Lawrence Dacuycuy of the De La Salle University School of Economics,...

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PES elects new board members

Members of the Philippine Economic Society (PES) elected five individuals to sit as members of the Board of Trustees for the next two years: Rosemarie G. Edillon, National Economic and Development Authority Rosalina Palanca-Tan, Ateneo de Manila University Stella Luz A. Quimbo, Philippine Competition Commission Majah-Leah V. Ravago, University of...

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PES hosts gathering of advisers and former presidents

  Former PES presidents and members of the Council of Advisers, together with the current Board of Trustees, gathered last August 11 at the NEDA Executive Lounge to catch up, tell stories, and share experiences as part of the activities leading up to the 55th PES Annual Meeting and Conference...

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Call for Papers: The 42nd conference of Federation of ASEAN Economics Association (FAEA 42), 5-8 December 2017

Introduction Since its inception in 1967, ASEAN had encountered many challenges, from dealing with political diversity such as the admission of Vietnam, dissensions such as over the admission of Cambodia, to economic crises of the magnitude of the Asian Financial Crisis of 1997 – 1999. ASEAN has overcome these challenges...

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PES elects new officers

  The Philippine Economic Society (PES) Board of Trustees elected its new set of officers for the term 2017-2018 last February 2. The Board elected the following: President: Dr. Jose Camacho Jr., University of the Philippines-Los Baños Vice President: Dr. Majah-Leah Ravago, University of the Philippines School of Economics Secretary:...

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