Mission and Vision


  • The UP School of Economics as a leading institution in economics education, academic and policy research, and training in Asia


  • To produce graduates who are:
    • well-prepared for a wide range of jobs in the private sector (profit and non-profit), the public sector (local, national, and international), research and the academe;
    • well-prepared for a wide range of graduate school options including in economics, law, business administration, and international relations;
    • professional economists who contribute to the advancement of economics as a discipline through research and teaching;
  • To produce internationally recognized publishable research which adheres to the highest standards of professional rigor and ethics
  • To respond to important needs for public information, specialized training and policy advice