BAIPHIL’s 3rd General Membership Meeting (FY 2010-2011)

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NEDA Director-General focuses on RP Development Plan 2010-2016

The Honorable Cayetano W. Paderanga, Jr., Director-General of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is BAIPHIL’s speaker during the General Membership Meeting on September 28, 2010 at the Bahia Room, Hotel Intercontinental Manila, Makati City. He will discuss the topic:“Sentro ang tao sa ating mga plano: Philippine Development Plan 2010 to 2016”.

Dr. Cayetano W. Paderanga, Jr. is the Chairman of the Board of the Institute for Development and Econometric Analysis (IDEA) and Foundation for Integrative and Development Studies (FIDS). He obtained his doctorate in Economics in 1979 from Stanford University, took graduate studies in Industrial Economics at the Center for Research and Communication in 1972, and his bachelor’s degree in Commerce from De La Salle University in 1968. He is a professor of economics at the University of the Philippines School of Economics.

Dr. Paderanga was the secretary for Socio-Economic Planning and Director General of the National Economic and Development Authority from 1990 to 1992 and a member of the Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas from 1990 to 1992 and from 1993 to 1999. He was also the chairman of the Philippine Social Science Council (1999-2001) and President of the Philippine Economics Society (1998-1999). He was formerly the Executive Director and Alternate Executive Director at the Asian Development Bank for the Philippines, Pakistan, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mongolia and Kazakhstan from 2001 and 2001-2003 respectively. He was President of the Philippine Stock Exchange in 2004. He was the Vice-President of the Philippine Fulbright Scholars Association, Inc. (1997-2006).

Dr. Paderanga’s recent publications include “Infrastructure Development in the Philippines”, published in infrastructure issues in the Asia Pacific, edited by A. Kohsaka, ‘The Philippines”, published in Fiscal Deficits in the Pacific Region, edited by A. Kohsaka, and “Dimensions of Globalization” published in Coming to Grips with Globalization, which he also edited, and “Globalization and the Limits to National Economic Management.” He has also written on various topics like debt management, labor and employment, trade and financial issues.

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