UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES

VIRATA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS


Epictetus Patalinghug

Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, 1977, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Certificate in Demography, 1974, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
A.B. Economics (cum laude), 1970, University of San Carlos

Email: e.patalinghug@gmail.com
Telephone: +632 928 4571 to 75
Office: room 205-D, VSB Building, UP Diliman Campus

Recent Publications

"Crime Rates and Labor Market Opportunities in the Philippines: 1970-2008," Economics Letters, Vol. 113, Issue 2, 2011.

"Identifying the Link Between Unemployment and Crime in the Philippines," International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2009.

"Policy Options for Financing the Future Health and Long-Term Care Costs in Japan: Some Comments," in Fiscal Policy and Management, NBER-EASE Volume 15, Takaroshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose (eds.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007.

"The Microfinance Promise: The Philippine Experience," in Entrepreneurship and Development - Local Processes and Global Patterns, Irene Johansson (ed.). Trollhatan, Sweden: University West, 2006.

Editor (with Polly Sy), Philippine Management Review, Vol. 11, 2004.

"An Analysis of the Philippine Electric Power Industry," in Analysis of Selected Philippine Industries, Vol. 1, R. Rodriguez & M. Albarracin (eds.). Quezon City: UP Press, 2005.

"GATT/WTO Accessions and Economic Performance: Evidence from the World, 1960-1998, Some Comments." In Productivity, NBER-EASE Vol. 13, Takaroshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose (eds.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.

"Bankruptcy Policy Reform and Total Factor Productivity Dynamics in Korea: Evidence from Micro Data, Some Comments." In Productivity, NBER-EASE Vol 13, Takaroshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose (eds.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.

"Trade and Industry: Alternative Views and Assessments." In Alternative Views and Assessments of the Macapagal-Arroyo Presidency and Administration: Record and Legacy (2001-2004), Jose V. Abueva, et al. (eds.). Quezon City: UP Press, 2004.

Co-authored with Tai-Wue Wang, Elvira A. Zamora, Serafin D. Talisayon, Vivien T. Supangco and Ben Paul B. Gutierrez, "A Research Framework for Evaluating the Competitiveness of Developing Countries: An Example of the Philippines." Asia Pacific Management Review. Vol. 9, No. 2, 2004.

Courses Taught

BA 201 Economic Analysis
BA 203 Managerial Economics
BA 262 International Finance
BA 298 Industry and Competitive Analysis
BA 392 Regulation & Public Policy
MSFIN 201 Macroeconomics and the Financial System
MSFIN 227 International Finance
MSFIN 296 Financial Sector Regulation and Ethics
MSFIN 299 Financial Research