The Ateneo Economics Association is the premier economics organization of the Ateneo de Manila University. As an organization that is geared towards economic consciousness, AEA forms its members to be versed in the theory and practice of economics and to serve as active catalysts for socioeconomic development. The organization strives to create an atmosphere that is conducive to forming agents of social change and gives importance to the formation of its members and the development of its future leaders.
AEA spearheads one of the biggest forums and fundraisers in the Ateneo – as well as provide fun and creative activities to maximize the potentials of its members. As an organization that is open to all courses, AEA promotes advancement and application of economics in variety of fields.
Established in 1960, the Ateneo Economics Association has been engaging its members to activities that are socially relevant for fifty seven years.
Doughnut Economics: “Intentional” Economics by Crescia Lactao Theory takes care of life in Doughnut Economics. Developed by Oxford University’s Kate Raworth in 2012, Doughnut Economics is a sustainable development theory and framework visually modeled as two concentric circles, hence the dub “doughnut.” To discuss Doughnut Economics and its significance today in the Philippine context, […]
The Climate Emergency and The Economy By L. Eleazar On November 24 of 2020, the House Committee on Disaster Resilience approved House Resolution No. 535 to declare a climate emergency. The resolution aims for a whole-of-government, whole-of-society, and whole-of-nation policy response to mitigate the impacts, consequences, and causes of climate change. This then raises […]
CREATEing Relief During the COVID-19 Pandemic By Euan S. Limon The COVID-19 pandemic has brought negative impacts for the country, especially for the economy. One of the proposed remedies to combat this unfortunate event is the proposed Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) Bill. But what does the bill do, and who […]