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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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PES conducts its 54th Annual Meeting

On 8 November 2016, the Philippine Economic Society (PES) held its 54th Annual Meeting on the theme "Ramping Up Towards Philippines 2040." Sen. Paolo Benigno Aquino  IV delivered the keynote address while Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian, Ms. Sylvia Paraguya (National Confederation of Cooperatives) and Mr. Randell Tiongson (Registered Financial Planners Institute)...

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CALL FOR PAPERS: 41st Conference of the Federation of ASEAN Economic Associations

The Indonesian Economic Association (ISEI) cordially invites all Lectures, Researchers, Graduate Students, Business People, and policymakers to participate in the 41st Conference of the Federation of ASEAN Economic Associations, to be held in Yogjakarta-Indonesia from November 23th-25th 2016. The Steering Committee and Organizing Committee at ISEI have agreed to bring out the...

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PES holds 53rd Annual Meeting

The Philippine Economic Society (PES) successfully held its 53rd Annual Meeting on November 10, 2015 at Hotel Intercontinental Manila. The conference, which focused on the theme "The Philippines in Transition: Structural Reforms for Sustained and Inclusive Growth," was attended by some 400 participants.  Keynote and plenary speakers included Dr. Ganeshan Wignaraja...

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PES Held Regional Economic Conference in Legazpi, Albay

The Philippine Economic Society (PES) held its Regional Economic Conference at the Bicol University in Legazpi City, Albay last July 31, 2015. The theme of the conference, “Economic Welfare in the Midst of Climate Change: The Challenge of Governance”, aims to strengthen and inform the public and private sectors on...

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Inputs for Philippine Hosting of APEC 2015: Food Security

Roehlano M. Briones, Ivory Myka R. Galang, and Danilo C. Israel Philippine Institute for Development Studies Download Here...

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WORTHWHILE PUBLIC INVESTMENTS

We began in June 1965 our “Introductory Year,” also known as “Zero Year,” in the then five-year curriculum of the school; this was reduced to the usual four years two batches later and thereafter. We had the best teachers, some of them faculty members from nearby University of the Philippines,...

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A Comment on House Bill 4482: An Act To Declare the Second Week of November Every Year as Economic and Financial Literacy Week

he Philippine Economic Society fully supports the passage of House Bill No. 4482, authored by Reps. R Quimbo, L Robredo, R Batocabe, J Belmonte, A Vargas, and R Romulo...

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PES PARTICIPATION IN THE 39TH FAEA CONFERENCE IN BANGKOK, THAILAND

The Philippine Economic Society (PES) participated in the recently concluded 39th Conference of the Federation of ASEAN Economic Associations (FAEA 39) held in Bangkok on March 20-21, 2015. This year’s theme is “Beyond AEC 2015,” which aims to promote the study and review the realization of ASEAN Economic Cooperation (AEC)...

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Latest NEDA Statistics on Philippine Poverty

Ortigas Center, Pasig City -- The National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) released the updated latest poverty statistics and the Weekly Economic Updates on the Philippine Economy last March 6, 2015. *The Weekly Economic Update can be downloaded from http://www.neda.gov.ph/?p=5085. *For more NEDA media updates, visit http://www.neda.gov.ph/?page_id=129.  ...

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