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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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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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