Filipino Economist

Topics: Economics, Diosdado Macapagal, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Pages: 15 (4525 words) Published: September 24, 2011
Winnie Monsod

Born| July 29, 1940 (age 70)
Manila, Philippines|
Nationality| Filipino|
Alma mater| University of the Philippines;University of Pennsylvania| Occupation| Economist, Professor, TV Host|
Organization| UP School of Economics|
Known for| Television host and economist|
Spouse| Christian S. Monsod|
Children| Solita Noemi
Toby Melissa
Teresa Patricia
Christian Enrique
Katrina Diane Noelle|
Parents| Juan D. Collas
Soledad Garduno|
Relatives| 5 siblings|

Solita Collas-Monsod, popularly known as Mareng Winnie, is aFilipino broadcaster, host, economist, professor, and writer. Professor Monsod is best remembered for her role as Socio-economic Planning Secretary during the term of President Corazon Aquino and as a co-host in the GMA Network show Debate with Mare and Pare with former Pangasinan Governor and 1998 vice presidential candidateOscar Orbos. Monsod graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree, Cum Laude at the University of the Philippines in 1959. She obtained a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1962 and became a Ph.D. Economics Candidate, having completed all requirements except her dissertation, in 1963. -------------------------------------------------

Felipe Medalla
Felipe M. Medalla|
NEDA Director-General|
In office
June 30, 1998 – January 20, 2001|
President| Joseph Estrada|
Preceded by| Cielito Habito|
Succeeded by| Dante Canlas|
Nationality| Filipino |
Alma mater| Northwestern University|
Occupation| Professor|
Profession| Economist|

Felipe M. Medalla is a Filipino economist. He is a professor at theUniversity of the Philippines School of Economics. He served as Socio-Economic Planning Secretary and the Director-General of the National Economic and Development Authority during the Estrada administration. He did extensive research in such subjects as exchange rate policies, economic crisis and economic growth. Like Solita Monsod, he became Director General of NEDA and Socio-economic Planning Secretary during the time of President Joseph Estrada.

Dr. Ernesto M. Pernia
Field of Specialization
Development Economics, Human Resource Economics, Urban and Regional Development Education
Ph. D Economic Demography
University of California at Berkeley

Course Work in Econometrics
Washington University

MA Economics
University of Bridgeport, Connecticut

AB Economics 
University of San Carlos, Cebu City
School of Economics
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City
Involved with development economics, urban and regional economics and macroeconomics, population and human resource economics, Dr. Ernesto M. Pernia is a Member of the USC Board of Trustees from August 2005 to May 2008. He has served as Managing Editor of the Asian Development Review for four years and serves various editorial boards including Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies and The Philippine Review of Economics. For more than fifteen years, Dr. Pernia held positions in the Asian Development Bank (ADB) including Lead Economist of the Economics and Research Department (ERD), Principal Economist, and Senior Economist. He was the Regional Adviser for Asia and the Pacific on Population and Employment Policy and Research of the International Labor Organization. Dr. Pernia is a Professor of Economics at the University of the Philippines School of Economics Diliman, Quezon City. He was a Research Fellow at the East-West Resource Systems Institute, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii; Chairman of the Department of Economics at the University of the Philippines; Lecturer at the University of California, Sta. Cruz; and Instructor at the University of San Carlos. He obtained a Ph.D. from the University of California in Berkeley and an M.A. in Economics from the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut. He is an...
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