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.
Research and Publications
By Hanie Andrade The Philippines went through a lot in Q4 2020. Not only did the people have to worry about the rising number of COVID-19 cases, but the effects that natural disasters brought upon those affected was another area that required immediate attention. Typhoons such as Quinta, Rolly, and Ulysses caused mass […]
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 […]
Updated May 5, 2021, 8:50 AM The Philippine Economy and the Peso By Patrick Ang Before the pandemic, the Philippines had one of the best economies in Asia. According to the International Monetary Fund (2020), the country’s economy grew by an average of 6.3 percent in the past decade. This development, though, was […]
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