The need for a college in Dalaguete

Fernando Fajardo 06/26/2019

At the start of the new millennium, the ratio of college-to-high school students was 0.45 or 45 college students per 100 high school students. Based on this ratio the potential demand for college education in the municipality…

Has regional inequality narrowed down?

Fernando Fajardo 06/19/2019

Five days ago, the Department of Finance (DoF) in an economic bulletin reported that regional inequality in the Philippines eased in 2018 compared to 2016 and 2017, citing lower measures of variability in the gross regional domestic…

The political economy of Mindanao

Fernando Fajardo 05/29/2019

Known as the land of promise, Mindanao accounts for 34 percent of the Philippines’ 300,000 square kilometers of land. The island is greatly endowed with minerals, particularly in the Caraga Region, and wide tracts of land that…

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