UHC: On the Horizon

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Written by: Rocco de Castro Illustration by: Lexa Burroughes    On February 20, 2019, President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law Republic Act (RA) 11223, the Universal Health Care (UHC) Act, which will have wide implications for the economy, development, and the health of our nation. Many models for health care policy exist. Debates about the […]

World Bank Country Partnership Framework Forum: Sustainable Development for All

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Written by: Ra Solomon In partnership with the World Bank Group, the Ateneo Economics Association (AEA) held the Word Bank Country Partnership Framework #KayaYanBayan Forum to discuss economic updates of the East Asia and Pacific region and World Bank’s project: Country Partnership Framework (CPF) in the Philippines, held last August 22 at the Escaler Hall, […]

A Step Forward

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Article Written by: Ra Solomon Illustrated by: Lexa Burroughes    If you have been using social media for the past few weeks, chances are you have encountered a video of a man trying to buy a cigarette from a sari-sari store. As the man featured in the video was drunk, he was repeatedly asking if […]

How Pro-Poor is the Tax Reform?

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By: Adam Inocencio The Ateneo Economics Association held KamalAEAn 2018: How pro-poor is the tax reform? on February 19, 2018, as part of the Ateneo de Manila University’s Talakayang Alay sa Bayan (TALAB) line-up for this year. With the passage of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN), one of the most significant concerns […]