Theme: “The Philippines in Transition: Structural Reforms for Sustained Inclusive Growth” Download the Conference Program here>>53rd Annual Meeting Program FINAL TabGroup1Program and SpeakersInformation to follow shortly. Plenary SpeakersInformation to follow shortly. PresentationsKEYNOTE AND PLENARY SESSION Keynote Address by Dr. Ganeshan Wignaraja Plenary Presentation by NEDA Director-General Arsenio Balisacan Downside Risks and Missed/New Opportunities by Mr. Romeo Bernardo PANEL SESSIONS A1. Migration for Sustained and Inclusive Growth: Reforms at the National and Local Levels The Effects of Parents’ Migration on the Rights of Children Left Behind Overseas Remittances, Hometown Investment and Financial Inclusion: A Remittance Investment Climate Study in a Rural Hometown A2. Power Sector in the Philippines: Theory, Policy and Practice (EPDP Panel 1) Principles of Electricity Policy with Philippines Applications Value Added Tax and the Cost Doing Business in the Philippines: Their Relative Contribution to Electricity Prices and Economic Performance Assessment of the Philippine Power Sector Policy Landscape A3. Health System and Social Protection Estimating Households’ Use and Non-Use Values from the Cagayan de Oro River Basin Using Contingent Valuation Method Do Filipino Couples Bargain over Family Planning? Testing the Unitary vs. Collective Household Model A4. Challenges in Regional Development Planning (NEDA Panel 1) Mainstreaming International Migration Issues in Local Development Planning Reforms for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth: The Case of Davao Region A5. Labor Markets and Human Capital Demographic Sweet Spot and Dividend in the Philippines: The Window of Opportunity is Closing Fast Do Remittances Enhance Participation in School and in the Labor Force? Making Microcredit Work for Women Entrepreneurs in the Philippines A6. Financial Markets Women on Top: Diversity in Gender and Education Profiles of Top Management and Board of Directors of Philippine Publicly Traded Firms The Effect of Language on Saving Behavior Does the Expectations Hypothesis Apply to the Term Structure of PH Government Bond Yields? Call for Papers and SessionsClick on the link below to upload your abstract and CV. Your abstract and CV should be in a single file and should be named as follows: LAST NAME, FIRST NAME. Also, please indicate your preferred mode of presentation (Example: ORAL PRESENTATION/POSTER PRESENTATION) and make sure that the abstract is in Word format (doc., docx). http://dbinbox.com/peseaea Conference RegistrationInformation to follow shortly. CHED EndorsementInformation to follow shortly.