Remittances in the Philippines

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in 2022-2023

By: Byron Ng & Manuel Ramos   For the past few months, the news cycle has been dominated by doom and gloom considering the current state of political polarization in the country. There always seemed to be some rising issue regarding gas prices, food insecurity, and just recently the staggering 7.7% inflation rate. Despite this, […]

The Oil Price Hike In the Lens of Economic Globalization

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in 2021-2022

By: Mary Martha Manaligod As March 2022 went by, oil prices rose in the Philippines thanks to the constricted supply of oil imports creating inconveniences for Filipinos, specifically for the transportation sector. The pricing per liter increased at PHP 13.15 for diesel, PHP 7.10 for gasoline, and PHP 10.50 for kerosene (de Vera, Ocampo, Subingsubing, […]

In The Loop

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in 2020-2021

In The Loop By Cheska Firmalo   It is no secret that the Philippines suffers from the problem of plastic pollution. Despite the passing of the Solid Waste Management Act in 2001, landfills and litter on streets are commonplace. With the country being a signatory to several environmental agreements, there is little initiative when it […]

Tackling the woman question in Feminist Economics

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in 2020-2021

by Crescia Lactao   “The woman question” planted the roots of feminism in the human consciousness and essentially ignited the fight for equal rights among genders. Who knew a revolution and movement would spur from a simple question?   French scholars in history started questioning what exactly were the intellectual differences between the two genders […]