Luisito Cagandahan Abueg

Luisito Cagandahan Abueg
University of the Philippines Los Baños | UPLB · Department of Economics

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Education
June 2006 - November 2011
University of the Philippines
Field of study
  • Mathematics

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Publications (47)
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In recent years, the market for secondhand garments has flourished from its considered capital, Baguio City, province of Benguet. Although Republic Act number 4653 (ratified July 1966) has been enacted, there is no clear implementation of this law (e.g., confiscation and/or burning of such imported commodities). It is clear that people see this mar...
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An econometric “verification” of historical accounts of Philippine international trade and economic liberalization during the 19th century using econometric analysis to correlate historical accounts from official and other historical sources from Spanish era of Filipinas (majority of Luzon and Visayas trading centers). This paper also aims to asses...
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Economics is an important component of social science instruction in secondary level education in the Philippines. This paper aims to trace the evolution of economics education in Philippine high school through a review of all available textbooks, from the very beginning of the institution of the subject. Analyzed are the changing content, the corr...
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The Philippines has been the leading country in Southeast Asia in terms of infections (both in terms of total and active cases) brought forth by the SARS-COV-2 virus, known as the Covid-19 pandemic. We highlight the historical underpinnings of pandemic responses that are related to the Philippines, both globally and locally. We also present some co...
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The Covid-19 pandemic created significant disruptions in the usual economic and social routines, which required a lot of pre-pandemic affairs to be recalibrated, revisited, changed, and updated to fit the necessities of the “new normal”. In the case of digital media, a surge of content arose largely due to its popularity, touching the themes of the...
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Changes, adjustments, iterations and modifications has been the life of academics and researchers in the last two years of the pandemic. Through the aid of technology, communication has been sustained and transactions and activities have been transported to the digital environment domain. As we continue to learn through this journey of the "new nor...
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Outline for a course in introductory econometrics for undergraduate students of the Department of Economics, University of the Philippines Los Baños. Note: This is the latest version of the course outline.
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Scientific communication and economic reporting, data analysis and problems of interpretation and use. Also covers discussion on the Philippine pandemic experience and the upcoming 2022 local and national elections.
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Updates on effects of plastic waste accumulation; webinar presentation for the JCI Philippines Project Launch.
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Outline for a course in gender economics for undergraduate students of the Department of Economics, University of the Philippines Los Baños. Note: This is the latest version of the course outline.
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This chapter aims to provide a survey of the existing initiatives, programs, policy developments in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on tourism and related issues that affect the sustainability and further development of tourism in the region, which revolves mainly on the flagship initiative of tourism under the ASEAN Economic Com...
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Textbook in qualitative data and research for grade 11.
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The Philippines has been one of the countries greatly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The country remains to be under the world's longest lockdown with an upsurge of cases, and it has also entered into an official recession with record-breaking economic contraction and high unemployment rates, fueling economic uncertainties. These macroeconomic...
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Outline for a course in mathematical economics for incoming graduate students of the University of the Philippines Los Baños, under the Summer Program in Economics. This is the latest version of the course outline.
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Teacher training presentation for high school teachers of economics and applied economics. Note: some of the images used are for the purpose of the topic discussion (no copyright infringement intended). This was presented in three regional conferences of the Philippine Economic Society (July for Mindanao, August for Visayas, and September for Luzon...
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This paper examines the potential of establishing payments for ecosystem services in Mount Banahaw and San Cristobal protected landscape. The findings show that this process entails more than just determining the willingness to pay of those who are benefiting from the ecosystem services. It also requires the buy-in of potential sellers. More import...
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Discussion on Philippine economic history in relation to the Philippine Independence Day celebrations. Note: some of the images used are for the purpose of the topic discussion (no copyright infringement intended).
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PH digitization roadmap until the Covid-19 pandemic, proposed roadmap and some policies for development. Note: some of the images used are for the purpose of the topic discussion (no copyright infringement intended).
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Update on the macroeconomics of the Covid-19 pandemic in the Philippines, with notes on the upcoming national and local elections in 2022.
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Outline for a course in elementary mathematical economics for undergraduate students of the Department of Economics, University of the Philippines Los Baños. Note: This is the latest version of the course outline.
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Textbook in elementary economics for grade 9. Note: this was completed in August 2020 (as certified by publisher), but printing was done in 2021.
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Textbook in quantitative data and research for grade 12.
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This is an earlier version of the paper entitled "Silver linings in Philippine history and macroeconomics of the Covid-19 pandemic response: beyond the longest lockdown", which is published by the Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development (PJHRD), volume 24 number 4. The file in this page is the version found in the conference proceedin...
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The Philippine government attempts to mitigate economic setbacks of the COVID-19 pandemic, as the country has been included in the top 20 countries with highest infections worldwide and the highest in Southeast Asia, already at 300,000 level. The lockdown of 198 days as of October 1 contributed to the continued dismal performance of the Philippine...
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Updates on Philippines' plastic waste generation with the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. Note: some of the images used are for the purpose of the topic discussion (no copyright infringement intended).
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Outline for a course in Philippine economic history for undergraduate students of the Department of Economics, University of the Philippines Los Baños. Note: This is the latest version of the course outline.
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Webinar for high school teachers of economics on the subject of economics, teaching methods and issues, and also providing discussion on remote learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Note: some of the images used are for the purpose of the topic discussion (no copyright infringement intended).
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Outline for a course in macroeconomics for incoming graduate students of the University of the Philippines Los Baños, under the Summer Program in Economics. This is the latest version of the course outline.
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By utilizing the Heckman’s two-stage selection model, this paper attempts to establish correlates between an individual’s physical attractiveness and the employer’s hiring decisions and wage allocations in an experimental labor market. Undergraduate students from De La Salle University Manila represented the sample for applicants. The findings show...
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Macroeconomics discussion paper on the economic effects of Covid-19 in the Philippine economy, College of Economics and Management, University of the Philippines Los Baños.
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Textbook in applied economics for grade 12.
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Outline for a course in history of economic thought for undergraduate students of the Department of Economics, University of the Philippines Los Baños. Note: This is the latest version of the course outline.
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A review of literature the state of ocean clean-up and how is the Philippines contributing to problem of plastic disposal globally. This paper focuses on the problems related to the generation, use, and disposal of single-use plastics. This also presents a review on recent policy formulation and implementation in addressing such problems, both on t...
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Outline for the second course in macroeconomics for undergraduate students of the Department of Economics, University of the Philippines Los Baños. Note: This is the latest version of the course outline.
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Situationer of macroeconomic fundamentals of the Philippines and related materials on industry analysis for finance.
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A review of literature on gravity models on international trade, with a proposed model for the Philippines linking trade and employment. This review of literature provides other aspects of gravity modelling, from its elementary formulation as proposed by Timbergen (1962) to current theoretical and empirical extensions.
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Outline for the refresher course in mathematical economics for incoming graduate students of the School of Economics, University of the Philippines Diliman.
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Tournament theory hypothesizes that effort is positively related with an increase in the prize spread (Lazear and Rosen, 1981). However, this does not hold true in all cases. Sheremeta and Wu (2012) identified an empirical puzzle, which shows that effort should not change when the prize spread does not. They find that decreasing the prize spread by...
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The poster is an updated version of the undergrad thesis under the same title, in which I acted as the thesis adviser. I have proposed to the group that the paper be updated and revised. A peer-review was done and become the published journal version: "Penalties and some counterfactuals to beauty premium: evidence from a job search simulation exper...
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A mathematical-historical revisit of the controversy of GFA L'Hospital and J Bernoulli, and related developments in the history of calculus in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. This paper presents some of the indeterminate forms occurring in problems in mathematics and statistics relevant to economic analysis.
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Due to the involvement of graduates from prominent business schools in high profile corporate scandals since the turn of the century, there has been a clamor from various quarters, including business scholars and the United Nations, for a fundamental rethinking of business education curricula. A core component of business education is instruction i...
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Economic history has been an integral component of collegiate programs in economics throughout the Philippines. However, recent studies show that there is a decline in interest in the study of economic history, as manifested by the curricular changes in undergraduate (and up to graduate) programs. An experiment in pedagogical teaching through writt...
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Business schools that have joined the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) are committed to develop teaching tools and to research on frameworks that can help orient business students towards becoming more socially responsible. The tendency of self-interested models of economics, such as the standard textbook profit maximizing mod...
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Compilation of solutions to problems and proofs to theorems from Introductory Mathematical Economics: volume 1 (Danao, 2001), and Mathematical Methods in Economics and Business (Danao, 2007). Note: this book is still unpublished, on monograph format.
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Course outline in Math102 (also offered as Econ198 in the School of Economics), University of the Philippines Diliman.

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Preview files of completed textbooks for high school, and related materials. For the textbooks, kindly contact the respective publishers for additional information.
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Outlines for courses taken in a regular semester, or as a summer program (taken during midyear). The files reflect the latest versions of the course outlines.