The Oil Price Hike In the Lens of Economic Globalization

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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, […]

Philippines: Road to Recovery

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By: Azzedine Globee Ong During the last quarter of 2021, the number of cases in the Philippines seems to be fewer than in the past few months. With the lower number of cases, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) predicts to have a 7% economic growth in the fourth quarter to kickstart the government’s target […]

In The Loop

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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 […]

The State of Tourism in the Philippines

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The State of Tourism in the Philippines By Euan S. Limon   It has been over a year since the COVID-19 virus infected the world. The pandemic shook every nation, bringing mass trauma far worse than the Second World War, as the World Health Organization stated (IANS, 2021). Like other countries, the Philippines suffered tremendously […]

Tackling the woman question in Feminist Economics

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Tackling the woman question in Feminist Economics 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 […]

KamalAEAn 2021: The Road to Economic Recovery

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KamalAEAn 2021: The Road to Economic Recovery By the AEA Publications Team   Last week Friday, March 5, 2021, the Ateneo Economics Association (AEA) held its much beloved KamalAEAn talk. As AEA’s partnership talk with Ateneo’s Talakayang Alay sa Bayan (TALAB), KamalAEAn provides an avenue for economic discourse by inviting professionals to engage and educate […]

The Start of the PH Economic Recovery – Q3 2020

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The Start of the PH Economic Recovery By Hanie Andrade   Ever since quarantine restrictions have eased with the lifting of ECQ, the state of the economy has generally improved. In comparison to the previous quarter, Q3 2020 showed better figures with regards to unemployment rates and GDP growth.    Employment during this period has […]

Doughnut Economics: “Intentional” Economics

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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, […]