UPLB College of Economics and Management


UPLB College of Economics and Management

Infobox University
name = College of Economics and Management at University of the Philippines, Los Baños


established = 1975
type = College
dean = Salvador P. Catelo
city = flagicon|Philippines Los Baños
state = Laguna
country = Philippines
website = http://www.uplb.edu.ph/cem

The College of Economics and Management (CEM) is one of the eleven degree-granting units of the University of the Philippines at Los Baños. It is the first in Asia to offer degree programs in Agricultural Economics and has trained agricultural, resource and environmental economists from all over the continent.

CEM is composed of three departments - the Department of Agricultural Economics, Department of Economics and Department of Agribusiness Management. Also affiliated with the college is the Agribusiness Center for Entrepreneurs. CEM also runs the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Center for Technology Exchange and Training for Small and Medium Enterprises.

History

The College traces its roots from the Institute of Agricultural Development (IADA) and Administration under the College of Agriculture in 1975 with three Departments - Agricultural Economics, Economics, and Management. It later became the College of Development Economics and Management which merged IADA with the Agricultural Credit and Cooperative Studies and the Agrarian Reform Institute in 1978.

Faculty (Selected)

* Jhoana Alcalde (PhD UP Diliman)
* Agnes Banzon (PhD Monash University)
* Amelia Bello (PhD University of Hawaii)
* Jose DV. Camacho (MA Institute of Social Studies, The Hague)
* Gideon Carnaje (PhD UP Diliman)
* Ma. Angeles Catelo (MA UP Diliman)
* Salvador Catelo (PhD Kyoto University)
* Achilles Costales (PhD UPLB)
* Agham Cuevas (MA UP Diliman)
* Marilyn M. Elauria (MS Purdue)
* Danilo Evangelista (MS Australian National University)
* Herminia Francisco (PhD UPLB)
* Yolanda Garcia (PhD UPLB)
* Cielito Habito (PhD Harvard; Professorial Lecturer)
* Romeo Huelgas (MA UP Diliman)
* Leodegario Ilag (PhD Purdue)
* Flordeliza Lantican (PhD University of Colorado)
* Cezar Brian Mamaril (PhD Virginia Tech)
* Paciencia Manuel (PhD University of Idaho)
* Camilo Opeña (PhD Ohio State University)
* Isabelita Pabuayon (PhD Kansas State University)
* Tirso Paris (PhD University of Michigan)
* Ma. Eden Piadozo (MA UP Diliman)
* Roberto Rañola (PhD University of Minnesota)
* Corazon Rapera (PhD Virginia Tech)
* U-Primo Rodriguez (MA Australian National University)
* Asa Jose Sajise (PhD cand. University of California)
* Reynaldo Tan (PhD University of Tsukuba)

Degree Programs

* BS Agricultural Economics
"Majors: Production Economics and Farm Management, Marketing and Price Analysis, Policy and Development, Natural Resource Economics, Agricultural Finance and Cooperatives"
* BS Economics
"Majors: Development Economics, Mathematical Economics
* BS Agribusiness Management"
* MS Economics
"Majors: Economics of Development, Quantitative Economics"
* Master of Management
"Majors: Agribusiness Management, Business Management"
* PhD Agricultural Economics
"Majors: Production Economics and Farm Management, Marketing and Price Analysis, Policy and Development, Natural Resource Economics, Agricultural Finance and Cooperatives"

Notable Alumni

* Cielito Habito - former secretary of Socio-Economic Planning
* Juan Miguel Zubiri - senator
* Arsenio Balisacan - director of Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and professor at UP School of Economics in Diliman
* Sergy Floro - expert on gender economics and professor at American University
* Carlito Añonuevo - former president of Action for Economic Reforms

References

* [http://www.uplb.edu.ph/cem College of Economics and Management website]
* [http://community.uplb.edu.ph/cem/about/faculty.html CEM Faculty]


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