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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

Remittances in the Philippines

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 Dark Age for the Philippine Economy

Ferdinand Marcos Sr.’s reign as President remains a polarizing memory. The Philippines was marred with countless human rights violations under the guise of peace-keeping and a silenced opposition. As we continue to live on and move forward from the consequences of the late Marcos’ regime, we must recall the economic plight the country continues to […]

The Bitter Reality of the Sugar Shortage

By Lance Cu Pangilinan It is a surprise to nobody to say that we Filipinos are very fond of our sweets and is found in almost every aspect of our cuisine: from our snacks (turon, bibingka) to desserts (leche flan, halo-halo) to even our classic dishes (tocino, adobo). But it may be hard to sate […]


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Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City