Expertise

  • Economics

Research Interests

  • Co-opetition in ASEAN Industries, ASEAN Community issues on thought leadership
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Federico M. Macaranas, PhD

Adjunct Faculty


Academic Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Purdue University (USA)
  • Master of Science in Economics, Purdue University (USA)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics (cum laude), University of the Philippines, Diliman

Professional and Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Manhattan College
  • Chairman: Economics and Finance Department, Manhattan College
  • Research Institute Director, School of Business, Manhattan College
  • Assistant Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs, Corazon Aquino administration
  • Undersecretary for Economic Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs, Fidel Ramos Administration
  • Chairman, 1996 Senior Officials Meetings of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
  • President: Clemente Holdings (Asia) Ltd.
  • Senior Adviser and Economic Adviser: First Philippine Fund (New York)

Affiliations, Awards, and Honors

  • 2001 Recipient of the Gawad Mabini, Dakilang Kamanong Award, the highest award given by the Philippine government for diplomatic service
  • 2008 Recipient of Ten Outstanding Filipino (TOFIL) Award in Economics, award given by JCI Senate Philippines
  • Manhattan College Board of Trustees Award for Excellence as a Teacher/Scholar
  • Elected to the International Honor Societies: Phi Kappa Phi (1967), Pi Gamma Mu (1967), Beta Gamma Sigma (1972), and Omicron Delta Epsilon (1979)
  • 1969 First Filipino invited by Nobel laureates to a Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs

Books

  • Going Global Together. Co-authored with Maria Elena Baltazar Herrera, Ph.D. 2015
  • CHANGE eXCELS: Change Management Excellence in School Leadership for Southeast Asia. “A flexible on-line learning package on strengthening the capacity of school heads to become change leaders and managers as well as transformers of the future within and beyond their school community”. 2011
  • Chapter 6: Business Models in Asia-Pacific Transnational Education. The Asia-Pacific Education Market by Christopher Findlay and William Tierney. PECC-APRU, 2008
  • Lifelong Learning in the Philippines. Published by International Labour Organization, October 2007
  • Democracy and Discipline Second Edition. Co-authored with Dr. Scott Thompson. Published by UST Publishing House, September 2007
  • Democracy and Discipline. Co-authored with Dr. Scott Thompson. Published by UST Publishing House, December 2006
  • The Philippines. Chapter 4: Special Issues in the EAI Bilateral FTAs. The Economics of the Enterprise for ASEAN Initiative by Seiji F. Naya and Michael G. Plummer. ISEAS Publications, Singapore, 2005
  • Reliving APEC 1996: Select Document and Speeches, Published by the Office of the President, Republic of the Philippines in cooperation with the Foreign Service Institute, November 1997
  • Building an Asia-Pacific Spirit of Community, Published by the Presidential Task Force on the Publication of the APEC 1996 Commemorative Book, Office of the President, Republic of the Philippines, November 1997
  • APEC and the Philippines: Catching the Next Wave, Manila, 1996 (contains sections on trade and investment liberalization, trade promotion, standards and conformance, customs procedures, intellectual property rights, etc.)
  • The Road to Subic: Selected Speeches on APEC by Filipino Leaders, (co-edited with the Foreign Service Institute), Manila, 1996 (contains section on customs procedures)

Policy Papers

  • Towards Optimal Budget Resource Utilization at the Department of Foreign Affairs: Focus on Foreign Service Posts and the International Commitment Funds (A Zero-Based Budgeting Attempt), Philippine Institute for Development Studies, March 2013
  • The Philippine Trust Index 2011, The Level and Drivers of Trust in Stakeholder Groups in the Philippines, EON, May 2012
  • Prospects for Philippine Competitiveness, A Report to the Local Implementation of National Competitiveness for Economic Growth, A USAID – supported project managed by Nathan Associates Inc., November 2011
  • Deconstruction Through ICT and Other Ideas for a Knowledge-Era Philippines, Published by AIM Policy Center in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Foundation, February 2004
  • The State of Philippine Competitiveness 2003, Published by AIM Policy Center in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Foundation, December 2003
  • The State of Philippine Competitiveness 2002, Published by AIM Policy Center in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Foundation, September 2002
  • The State of Philippine Competitiveness 2001: Finding Workable Solutions, Published by AIM Policy Center in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Foundation, 2001

Published Articles

  • Decomposing The Public-Private Wage Gap for Nurses in the Philippines. Co-authored with Jamil Paolo Francisco, Ph.D. The Southeast Asian Journal of Economics, Vol. 3, No. 1 June 2015, pp. 27-52
  • The State of Philippine Competitiveness: An Overview. The SGV Review, Issue No. 2 September 2003
  • “Miracles of a Lesser God: East Asian Economies in the New Millennium”, Book Review on Innovative East Asia: The Future of Growth (Yusuf, Shahid, et.al, World Bank, 2003), AIM Journal for Business and Development, Vol.1, No.1, pp.167-175
  • Book Review on Coalition-Building and APEC (Villacorta, Wilfrido V., Editor, 2001), Philippine Journal of Development, Volume XXIX, No.2, pp.219-224
  • “Not All Emerging Markets are Alike”, Philippine Business (A Makati Business Club Publication), Volume 4, No. 4, pp. 26-29
  • “Southeast Asia’s Currency Turmoil and APEC’s Agenda”, BusinessWorld, November 21-22, 1997, p. 5
  • “The Pitfalls of the Philippine-Thai Comparison”, The Asian Wall Street Journal, 28 May 1997, p. 10
  • Policy Center in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Foundation, December 2003
  • The State of Philippine Competitiveness 2002, Published by AIM Policy Center in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Foundation, September 2002
  • The State of Philippine Competitiveness 2001: Finding Workable Solutions, Published by AIM Policy Center in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Foundation, 2001
  • Comments on Mr. Florian A. Alburo’s paper “An Overview of the Emerging World Economic Environment”, Paderanga, Cayetano Jr., The Philippines in the Emerging World Environment: Globalization at a Glance, UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies, UP Press, December 1996

Newsletters

  • “The View from the Philippines”, the official publication of the Clemente Group of Companies on current developments in the Philippines and East Asia; (4 issues) December 1997– March 1998
  • Editor/Writer, Clemente Asia-Pacific Newsletter, monthly publication of Clemente Capital, Inc., New York City, 1980-83

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