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Individual Membership

Who can become a PES member?

Individuals 21 years of age or older who have obtained at least a bachelor’s degree in economics or who, in the opinion of the Board of Trustees, have shown sufficient familiarity and understanding of the science of economics to warrant admission to the Society

Membership Fees

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the rates for annual regular membership in the year 2022 will be reduced. See the table below for the schedule of fees (discounted rates effective until 30 September 2022).

Lifetime Membership PhP 12,000  
Annual Regular Membership (renewal)* PhP 1,700 This is a 15%-discounted rate from the regular rate of PhP 2,000.
Annual Regular Membership (new member) PhP 1,800 This is a 10%-discounted rate from the regular rate of PhP 2,000.
Graduate Student Membership PhP 500  
* Note: The rate for annual membership renewal is only for PES members who had paid their membership dues for the year 2021, and are renewing their membership for 2022.


All annual regular and student membership fees paid until 30 September 2022 are effective until 31 December 2022.


Why become a PES member?

Benefits of affiliated economists

  • A free electronic subscription to the Philippine Review of Economics Journal
  • The right to vote in the PES elections
  • Job for Economists (In addition to website information on job opportunities, members can participate in the open job placement services provided by the PES during its Annual Conference.)
  • Discount on conference fees
  • Eligibility to apply for the Philippine Social Science Council’s Travel Assistance Program

How to Join PES

Accomplish the online membership form. Further instructions will be sent to your e-mail after you have accomplished the online form.

PES Individual Membership Application Form

Alternatively, you may download and accomplish the printable membership form before proceeding to payment.

Downloadable Individual Membership Form

Payment procedures:

Online payment

Pay your membership online through the button below:

Membership Category

Bank deposit

Deposit your payment to:

  • Account name: Philippine Economic Society, Inc.
  • Account number: 002281-0007-08
  • Bank branch: BPI-U.P. Techno Hub

Send a clear copy of your deposit slip, the accomplished membership form, and a valid student ID or proof of enrollment (for student membership applicants) to

Cash payment

Visit us at 2/F Philippine Social Science Center, Commonwealth Ave., Diliman, Quezon City to register and pay by cash. You may also register and pay by cash during PES events such as conferences, fora, and symposia. Student membership applicants must present their valid student ID or proof of enrollment.