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Recent Publications

Discussion Papers 

  • (DP 2024-01b) Rejoinder – by TC Monsod, A Kraft, C Magno, JC Punongbayan, OC Solon, E Tan, AL Arcenas, F Alburo, & ES de Dios 
  • (DP 2024-01) How to change a constitution by hand-waving (Or, the unbearable lightness of evidence in support of lifting foreign ownership restrictions) – by TC Monsod, A Kraft, C Magno, JC Punongbayan, OC Solon, E Tan, AL Arcenas, F Alburo, & ES de Dios 
  • (DP 2023-02) Maharlika Investment Fund: Still Beyond Repair – by MV Abrenica, LC Adorna, PT Coseteng, ES de Dios, MS de los Angeles, NB Del Castillo, BA Endriga, LC Escresa, JP Estudillo, MS Gochoco-Bautista, AD Kraft, AA Lee, AR Mendoza, EM Pernia, JCB Punongbayan, RE Reside Jr., AG Sabarillo, OJC Solon, GP Suanes, E Tan, & MJNP Yamashita
  • (DP 2023-01) Public-Private Partnership: Physical, Social, and Human Infrastructure in the Philippines – by EM Pernia and MC Sales
  • (DP 2022-04) The National Climate Budget and the First Nationally Determined Contribution to the Paris Agreement: To what degree are they aligned? – by TC Monsod
  • (DP 2022-03) Digital Services Taxes: Multilateral and Unilateral Efforts and an Overview of Recent Economic Models – by  RE Reside, Jr.
  • (DP 2022-02) Real Options: A Review of Select Theories and Applications – by  RE Reside, Jr.
  • (DP 2022-01) The economy fifty years since martial law: changing landscapes, unchanged views – by ES de Dios


Published Books and Articles




Philippine Review of Economics

December 2023 issue —


  • Shared prosperity characterized by four development goals: pro-poor growth, pro-poor development, inclusive growth, and inclusive development – by N Kakwani & Z Siddiqui
  • Piketty inequality, meta-market failures and the new role of the state – by RV Fabella
  • Diamond and Dybvig in developing economies and in a digital world – by M Debuque-Gonzales
  • Toward a general neoclassical theory of economic growth – by DS Villanueva
  • Measuring fiscal policy sustainability in developing Asia: what does the Markov Switching Augmented Dickey-Fuller Test tell us? – by DM Premacio, EG. Vidar, & TC Monsod
  • The 16th century Carrera del Pacífico: its sailor-merchants and their trade goods – by K Obispado

June 2023 issue


  • Unemployment and monetary policy: a revisit and new job strategies – by DB Canlas

A Symposium on the Care Economy

  • Introduction to the symposium on the care economy – by MS Floro & EM King
  • Child and elderly care in South Korea: policy analysis with a gendered, care-focused computable general equilibrium model – by M Cicowiez & H Lofgren
  • Women’s market work and childcare policies in Colombia: policy simulations using a computable general equilibrium model – by M Cicowiez, H Lofgren, A Tribin& T Mojica
  • The enduring impact of the pandemic on gender patterns of paid and unpaid work: evidence from time-use data in Turkey – by I Ilkkaracan & Emel Memiş
  • Unpaid eldercare and its impact on the US labor supply – by T Ahmed & M Floro
  • Care work and the demographic composition of households: two Asian cases – by E King, HL Randolph, & Suh
  • Care workers’ sense of responsibility, working conditions, and the quality of care in South Korea – by S Arslan, A Alam, MS Floro, S Cha, & E Kang