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UPSE PDE – PCED RPA Memorial Lecture Series – 8 Feb 2024

Nuclear Option Pubmat 3 w Speakers -4

SAVE THE DATE: FEBRUARY 8!

The alumni of the UPSE Program in Development Economics, in partnership with the Philippine Center for Economic Development (PCED), invite you to the 2nd Ruperto P. Alonzo (RPA) Memorial Lecture on 8 February 2024, 3:00 PM, to be held at the Elizabeth Yu Gokongwei Room, UPSE Encarnacion Hall.

The lecture “Nuclear Option” will feature Undersecretary Sharon Garin of the Department of Energy (DOE) as main speaker and Atty. Jose “Jay” Layug as moderator. Irma Exconde, DOE’s Director for Electric Power Industry Management Bureau (EPIMB), Carlo Arcilla, Director of the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute, and Paolo Pagaduan, APMDD’s Renewable Energy and Just Transition Senior Lead, will compose the panel.

Register by scanning the QR Codes or clicking the links below:

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UPSE – PCED Technical Training Series – R for Beginners

R for Beginners Training Nov-Dec 2023

R for Beginners

• R and R Studio interface • packages • coding
• data management • visualization • tests • basic regressions

November 20, 25, 27 and December 2, 2023, Mondays and Saturdays (1 – 5pm)

Trainer: Mr. Thadeus Alvirey S. Tayona (PhD Candidate, UPSE)

This is a 16-hour course. Participants are expected to attend all sessions. Students currently enrolled or are planning to enroll in Econ 132 are highly encouraged to join.
Limited slots only. Non-UPSE students may be accommodated depending on the available slots.

Register here: https://bit.ly/R for Beginners-2023

** Closing date for R for Beginners registration is on November 16, 2023. **

For more information, please email: upsetraining.upd@up.edu.ph

UPSE – PCED Technical Training Series – Stata II (Basic Econometrics using Data)

Stata II Training - October 2023

Stata II (Basic Econometrics using Data)

• data analysis • statistical test • regressions models

October 21 & 28, 2023| Saturdays, 11:30 PM – 2:30 PM (AM session) and 3:30 PM – 5:30 (PM session), via Zoom

Trainer: Ms. Marife Lou L. Bacate

This is an online training; Participants are expected to attend both sessions (AM & PM sessions). Priority will be given to students in advanced econometrics courses and thesis writers (Econ 199, Econ 300 and Econ 400). Others will be accommodated depending on the available slots.

Please contact the UPSE Computer Lab to get your licensed copy of Stata.

Register here: https://bit.ly/Stata2-2023

** Closing date for Stata II registration is on October 17, 2023. **

For more information, please email: upsetraining.upd@up.edu.ph

PCED@50 Lecture Series – Ernesto M. Pernia

DG Pubmat (Pernia Solo)

2 DAYS TO GO!

NEDA Secretary (2016-2020) and UPSE Professor Emeritus Dr. Ernesto M. Pernia is the main speaker of the upcoming PCED@50 Lecture on 17 November 2023, Friday, 3PM at the UPSE Auditorium.

Dr. Pernia’s lecture titled “PH: What Could Have Been, What Can Be Done?” will also feature discussants Dr. Adoracion Navarro of PIDS, Chief Economist Domini Velasquez of Chinabank, and Dr. Jaime Galvez Tan of Health Futures Foundation. Renowned journalist and anchor Ms. Karen Davila will host and moderate the event.

Scan the QR codes or register thru these links:

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UPSE – PCED Technical Training Series – Stata I (Introduction to Stata)

Stata I Training - October 2023

Stata I (Introduction to Stata)

• Stata interface • coding syntax • using do files • database management •graphs •tables

October 7 & 14, 2023| Saturdays, 11:30 PM – 2:30 PM (AM session) and 3:30 PM – 5:30 (PM session), via Zoom

Trainer: Ms. Marife Lou L. Bacate

This is an online training; Participants are expected to attend both sessions (AM & PM sessions). Priority will be given to new economics students (Econ 131 and Econ 231) and new UPSE graduate students. Others will be accommodated depending on the available slots.

Please contact the UPSE Computer Lab to get your licensed copy of Stata.

Register here: https://bit.ly/Stata1-2023

** Closing date for Stata I registration is on October 4, 2023. **

For more information, please email: upsetraining.upd@up.edu.ph

 

UPSE-PCED Lecture – 4 October 2023

N. Angrist Lecture 2

One more day to go!

Register for Dr. Noam Angrist’s lecture “Building Resilient Education Systems: Evidence from Large-Scale Randomized Trials in Five Countries” on October 4, 2023.

Joining Dr. Angrist are discussants Dr. Michael Alba, FEU Public Policy Center’s President, Dr. Ester Albano-Garcia, former CHED Chairperson, and Mr. Jaton Zulueta, AHA Learning Center’s President and Founder.

To register, scan the QR codes or click on the links below:

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See you next Wednesday, 3PM at the Elizabeth Yu Gokongwei Lecture Room, UPSE Encarnacion Hall. Snacks and refreshments will be served!

PCED@50 Lecture Series – Dante B. Canlas

DG Pubmat (Canlas w Others)

Today at the UPSE Auditorium

Don’t forget to register for the 5th lecture of the PCED@50 Lecture Series titled “Avoiding a Low Middle-Income Trap: Lessons Learned from the NEDA and Academe” to be held on 14 September 2023, Thursday, 3PM at the UPSE Auditorium.

Dr. Dante B. Canlas, NEDA Director-General from 2001 to 2002 and Professor Emeritus of the UP School of Economics, will be the main presenter. The lecture will also feature Former NEDA Director-General Dr. Jesus P. Estanislao, Former BSP Deputy Governor Mr. Diwa C. Guinigundo, and Former PIDS President Dr. Josef T. Yap as discussants. ANC’s Mimi Ong will be the host-moderator of the event.

Scan the QR codes or register thru these links:

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PCED@50 Lecture Series – Felipe M. Medalla

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The Philippine Center for Economic Development and UP School of Economics present the 4th lecture in the series of “50 Years of Economic Policy-Making”, featuring Dr. Felipe M. Medalla, former NEDA Director General (1998-2001). His lecture titled “The Philippine Economy and the UPSE: Academics and Policy-making” will be held on 18 August 2023, 3PM at the UP School of Economics Auditorium.

Register by scanning the QR Codes or by clicking the links below:

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Register ASAP. Slots are limited.

UPSE PDE Alumni Reunion

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The UPSE PDE Alumni Association presents “A Conversation with Finance and Budget Secretaries on Financing Sustained Economic Growth” featuring Secretary Benjamin Diokno of the Department of Finance and Secretary Amenah Pangandaman of the Department of Budget and Management.

This event will take place on 19 August 2023, Saturday, 4 PM at the UP School of Economics Auditorium and will be open to the public for both onsite and online participation. Slots are limited.

Register by scanning the QR Codes or by clicking the links below:

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PCED@50 Lecture Series – Cielito F. Habito

DG Pubmat (Habito)-5

Register now for Dr. Cielito F. Habito’s lecture “Looking Up: The Dynamics of Economic Reform in the 1990s” on Monday, July 10, 3PM.

The lecture will feature former DOLE Undersecretary Dr. Rene Ofreneo, BPI’s Senior Vice President Emilio Neri Jr., and CCLI’s CEO Dr. Serafin Talisayon as discussants. Christian Esguerra of Facts First Ph will also be hosting the event.
 
To register, click on the links below:
 

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Limited slots only for onsite and online participation. Register ASAP.