Gerardo P. Sicat
Gerardo P. Sicat
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The state and condition of Filipino human capital
by Gerardo P. Sicat - July 1, 2020 - 12:00am
In the course of Philippine economic development in the last half century, Filipino human capital experienced some improvement.
Philippine human capital: a long view of development, challenges
by Gerardo P. Sicat - June 24, 2020 - 12:00am
An important study on human capital development in the Philippines has recently been completed at the Brookings Institution, Washington DC.
European intellectual influences on Jose Rizal’s ‘Noli’ and ‘Fili’
by Gerardo P. Sicat - June 17, 2020 - 12:00am
This piece is written to celebrate Jose Rizal’s date of birth on June 19. (He was born in the year 1861).
Speed up the CREATE reform
by Gerardo P. Sicat - June 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Many of the current pressing measures of the government are designed to help sectors of the economy badly affected by the COVID-19 lockdown improve and recover from losses.
Some winners from the COVID-19 lockdown
by Gerardo P. Sicat - June 3, 2020 - 12:00am
The previous column discussed the direct and indirect consequences of the coronavirus diseases 2019 or COVID-19 recession.
Direct and indirect effects on households and businesses
by Gerardo P. Sicat - May 20, 2020 - 12:00am
The effects on individuals, households and businesses of the COVID-19 recession is reflected on what happens to their incomes and expenditures.
Changes in critical economic agencies
by Gerardo P. Sicat - May 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Of late, in the Duterte administration, major changes in leadership had taken place in nationally critical economic agencies.
Economic responses to COVID-19 recession differ among countries (Continued from last week)
by Gerardo P. Sicat - May 6, 2020 - 12:00am
Countries differ in the flexibility of their economic structures and the level of their development.
Economic recovery with long term objectives intact
by Gerardo P. Sicat - April 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The program of economic recovery that sustains the country’s long term economic directions is the challenge confronting us now . It is easy to fall into the trap of fulfilling only ameliorative intention.
Domestic economic issues — The COVID-19 recession
by Gerardo P. Sicat - April 22, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippines faces an economic recession that could graduate into a depression.
Easter 2020 and of years past
by Gerardo P. Sicat - April 15, 2020 - 12:00am
The two most important dates of Christendom are Easter and Christmas. In the history of Christianity, these two dates remind us of spiritual birth and resurrection.
The Philippine economy and COVID-19
by Gerardo P. Sicat - April 8, 2020 - 12:00am
The effect of coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 on the Philippine economy for the rest of the year deserves attention.
The new global recession and other perspectives on COVID-19
by Gerardo P. Sicat - April 1, 2020 - 12:00am
The world economy now finds itself in recession as a major upshot of the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 pandemic.
Broader and international implications — COVID-19 pandemic
by Gerardo P. Sicat - March 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Since the Luzon lockdown, and even before, I have been watching over the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic developments, at home and internationally.
The economics of the coronavirus disruptions
by Gerardo P. Sicat - March 18, 2020 - 12:00am
The government’s decision to put the whole island of Luzon under a lockdown is a public health measure designed to prevent a catastrophic medical problem for the nation.
The Monday world financial crash
by Gerardo P. Sicat - March 11, 2020 - 12:00am
The Monday world financial market crash. Global financial markets tumbled on Monday, signaling that a world recession has come.
BOP during the American period, 1898-1941
by Gerardo P. Sicat - March 4, 2020 - 12:00am
The balance of payments is an accounting of the total payments going in and out of the country with respect to the world-at-large.
Perilous factors face the economic future
by Gerardo P. Sicat - February 26, 2020 - 12:00am
On Feb. 25, 1986, the country was extremely split between two irreconcilable political forces.
Congressional committee’s proposals to amend the Constitution
by Gerardo P. Sicat - February 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Rep. Rufus Rodriguez, chairman of the congressional committee to amend the Constitution, invited me to react to the committee’s proposals in its public hearing last week at the Batasang Pambansa.
Trade and economic development, 1898-1941
by Gerardo P. Sicat - February 12, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippine economy began to move in sync with the rhythm of the American economy after it was acquired from Spain in 1898.
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