YELLOW PAD By Pia Rodrigo In December 2020, Tobacconomics launched the first edition of its “Cigarette Tax Scorecard,” a study assessing cigarette tax policy performance in more than 170 countries between 2012 and 2018. The good...
By Filomeno S. Sta. Ana III Presented at Oxfam’s “A Better Normal: Civil Society’s Reflections on COVID-19,” 11 September 2020 It is but expected that COVID-19 is going to tank the Philippine economy. In fact, the whole...Read More
YELLOW PAD By Filomeno S. Sta. Ana III Figure 1: Krugman’s workhorse macro model Figure 2: Achieving Potential Output and Preventing Overheating (Krugman) The economist Paul Krugman wrote an essay in The New York Times (May 7,...Read More
YELLOW PAD By Filomeno S. Sta. Ana III and Jessica Reyes-Cantos The logic is simple. All other things being equal, the price increases as supply of the particular good decreases. Alternatively, all things being equal, the price...Read More
YELLOW PAD By AJ Montesa In these last two months, the country has seen the worst spike in cases and deaths since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. For March and April combined, the Department of Health (DoH) reported...Read More
YELLOW PAD By Pia Rodrigo “Delay muna ang judgement. Kausapin at kilalanin ang mga tao. Kumbaga learn from the masses.” This was how Ana Patricia Non, the organizer of the pioneer Maginhawa Community Pantry,...Read More
YELLOW PAD By Filomeno S. Sta. Ana III Photo courtesy of the author Good old pal Melo posted on his Facebook account: “I was scheduled for vaccination today. When I found out na Sinovac, I declined.” Our common friend...Read More
AER Mobile Numbers
With the threat of the Corona Virus Disease (COVID) 19 and the government’s decision to put Metro Manila in “community quarantine”, Action for Economic Reforms, Inc. will have irregular office hours from March 15 to April 14, 2020. To contact us, you may call the following alternative mobile numbers:
Globe – 0995-7166014
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Keep safe everyone!