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About the university: Founded in 1859, the Ateneo de Manila University is a member of the ASEAN University Network (AUN) and Philippine Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Study Center Network (PASCN). The university offers student mobility and exchange programs across the globe, allowing students to spend a semester abroad in any partner institution. The Economics Department in the School of Social Sciences aims to produce Filipino and Asian economists and leaders who will make sound analyses of socio-economic phenomena and contribute to public policy and nation-building while staying grounded in social justice and the service for others. The department's graduates have assumed important posts in both public and private sectors of the country.
Areas of expertise: The Economics Department offers a full range of academic programmes in economics, including Bachelor's, Master's and PhD degrees. These programmes features many courses related to trade and development, such as international economics; development economics; international monetary economics; economics of multinational enterprises; economics of agricultural development; economics of natural resources and environment; economics of technology and technological change; and transportation economics. Faculty members are involved in research in the areas of trade policy, international financial flows, international migration, regional economics, environmental economics, and monetary and exchange rate policy.
Courses offered: The university provides courses on globalization and development strategies; macro-economic policies; international financial systems; economics of international trade; multilateral trading systems; regional/bilateral trade agreements; trade and poverty; trade and environment; commodities; foreign direct investment; South-South cooperation; enterprise competitiveness; competition policy; trade logistics and facilitation; and finance for development.