Industry 4.0 and the Inclusive Innovation Industrial Strategy (i3S):
Transforming the Philippine Economy in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Guest Speaker: Dr. Rafaelita Aldaba, Undersecretary for Competitiveness and Innovation, Department of Trade and Industry
Date: 26 February 2019
Venue: Yuchengco Hall Seminar Room 407-408, De La Salle University, Manila
DLSU School of Economics is a major participant and sponsor to the 56th Philippine Economic Society and 43rd Federation of ASEAN Economic Associations (FAEA) conferences.
Join our colleagues to learn more about their latest research innovations on the economics of growth in the Philippines and Southeast Asia and participate actively in providing feedback and actively participating in a meaningful dialogue with expert panels. See you there! For more information: http://bit.ly/PESFAEA
DLSU as 12th BIDA CHAMPION
DLSU Team ABLE was able to bag the Championship during the recently concluded 12th Business Idea and Development Award (BIDA) sponsored by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry held last October 2, 2018.
TEAM ABLE is composed of Peter Padre (APC), Adi Briones (AEF-FIN), Betty Won (AEL), Iliana Tan (CHE) and Lia Manalo (BSA) with Dr. Reynaldo Bautista Jr., RVRCOB Assistant Dean for Lasallian Mission and External Affairs, as their coach. Their pitch is entitled "Felipe: Boosting the Filipino Farming Dynamics".
BIDA is an annual competition that seeks to develop Filipino student entrepreneurs through innovative business concepts and strategies.
SOE faculty and students bag awards from the NAST
The National Academy of Science and Technology awarded Dr. Marites Tiongco and Dr. Mitzie Irene Conchada with the Outstanding Scientific Paper Award for their paper entitled "Making Social Health Insurance and Micro-savings Programs Work for the Informal Sector in the Philippines" published in the DLSU Business and Economics Review.
In addition, undergraduate students Mr. Ralph Go, Mr. Nikita Magbitang, and Mr. Alexander Wu received the Best Scientific Poster Award for their work entitled "Is it enough? A fiscal analysis on the effects of taxes and transfers on the 4Ps beneficiaries of the Philippines" which was completed under the advisement of Dr. Mitzie Irene Conchada, Dr. Arlene Inocencio and Dr. Marites Tiongco.
SOE alumna is New York University School of Law's newest graduate
Congratulations to Diane Cecilia Yu, recently graduated from the prestigious New York University School of Law. She completed her Master of Laws in International Taxation last May. She was a recipient of the Gerald L. Wallace scholarship and and is the 9th Filipino to graduate since its inception in 1996.
Towards an ASEAN-quality economics programme
The Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics programme, for both tracks of Major in Industrial Economics and Major in Financial Economics, was assessed last March 6-8, 2018 by the ASEAN University Network - Quality Assurance (AUN-QA). The AUN-QA framework for assessment at the programme level consists of 11 criteria: Expected Learning Outcomes, Programme Specification, Programme Structure and Content, Teaching and Learning Approach, Student Assessment, Academic Staff Quality, Support Staff Quality, Student Quality and Support, Facilities and Infrastructure, Quality Enhancement, and Output. Our assessors were Prof. Dr. Hanna H. Bachtiar-Iskandar, DDS from the Universitas Indonesia and Prof. Dr. Parames Chutima from Chulalongkorn University. The results of the assessment will be released in May, 2018.
School of Economics academic staff at the farewell lunch with Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nantana Gajaseni, the Acting Chair of the AUN-QA Council, Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC, President of DLSU, Prof. Dr. Hanna Bachtiar-Iskandar, DDS from Universitas Indonesia, and Dr. Wyona Patalinghug, University Fellow at DLSU.
From L-R: Dr. Arlene Inocencio, Mr. Marvin Castell, Ms. Mayen Dabbay, Dr. Jess Dumagan, Dr. Krista Danielle Yu, Dr. Mitzie Conchada, Dr. Marites Tiongco, Dr. Nantana Gajaseni, Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC, Dr. Hanna Bachtiar-Iskandar, Dr. Wyona Patalinghug, Dr. Bombit Largoza, Dr. Tereso Tullao, Jr., and Ms. Nally Rapada
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Distinction in research
DLSU SOE faculty on the top 500 most cited scientists in the Philippines, using counts on citations reported by GoogleScholar (updated June 2016). Listed are the respective ranks on the report:
List of holidays for 2018
See the official proclamation from the Official Gazette, Republic of the Philippines.
DLSU School of Economics video presentation
DLSU School of Economics now in Facebook