Associate Professor of Business/Economics
Founders Hall 328
Areas of Expertise
An Essay on Health Economics: Hospital Cost Shifting and the Provision of Uncompensated Care. Business and Economics Review, Vol. 10, No. 1 (December 1998), De La Salle University, Manila.
The Economics of Technology: Cybermoney and Its Implications on Banking and Monetary Policy. Paper presented at Annual Lecture of the Anthony C. Aguirre Distinguished Professorial Chair in Economics, De La Salle University, Manila, February 1998.
A Multiproduct Cost Function for the Nursing Home Industry. Paper presented at Annual Lecture of the Anthony C. Aguirre Distinguished Professorial Chair in Economics, De La Salle University, Manila, Feb. 1999.
Primary Care Needs Assessment Databook, February 1996. Document published by the State of Hawaii Department of Health, for public dissemination.
State of Hawaii Primary Care Access Plan, July 1995. Document published by the State of Hawaii Department of Health, for public dissemination.
Health Care Expenditure Information and Health Policy Directions for the State of Hawaii. Paper presented to the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Panel Studying Hawaii’s Health Care Delivery System, September 1992.
Economic Dimensions of the Health Care System: Expenditure Flows and Their Components. Paper presented to the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Panel Studying Hawaii’s Health Care Delivery System, December 1991.
Editor-in-Chief of Business and Economics Review, an online publication of the Business and Economics
Editor-in-Chief of Business and Economics Review, the academic journal of the College of Business and
“Moving Up the Ranks: A Workshop for Preparing Your Promotion and Tenure Portfolios. Sponsored by the CMSV Excellence in Teaching Committee. January 18, 2006. Presented talk on “Packaging Your Portfolio.”
Hungary: Stable Partner in Democracy and Building Partnership in Europe: Poland After a Decade of System Transformation. 2002 Fulbright-Hays Seminar Abroad Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, the Hungarian-American Commission for Educational Exchange, and the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission. Hungary and Poland, June 19-August 2, 2002.
Seminar on Economic Forces in American History. Sponsored by the Foundation for Teaching Economics. Orlando, Florida, July 19-24, 2004. Presented PowerPoint lecture on “Debts and Deficits.”
Seminar on Teaching and Learning Economics in 2004. Sponsored by Pearson Prentice Hall, New Jersey, March 26, 2004. Discussant on “Teaching Techniques in Economics.”
Technology. Pedagogy, and Course Redesign: Retooling the Introductory Experience. A seminar sponsored by the Humanities Institute, Fairfield University, Connecticut, June 17-19, 2001.
New Directions in Economics. A seminar sponsored by the Foundation for Economic Education. Charleston, South Carolina, May 24-27, 2001.
Economics and Utopia: Capitalism for the Twenty-first Century. A seminar sponsored by the Global Scholars Program, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, February 24, 2001.
41st Central Banking Seminar. Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York City, January 9-11, 2001.
ASEAN University Network Executive Development Program Workshop. Sponsored by the ASEAN University Network, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 1998.
Seminar-Workshop on Quality Assurance in Health Care. Sponsored by the Social Development Research Center, De La Salle University, December 1997.
Maternal and Child Health Needs Assessment Training. Sponsored by the Family Health Outcomes Project, University of California, San Francisco, Sept. 1995.
Managed Care Technical Training: QUEST Era. Sponsored by the Hawaii Department of Health, Sept. 1994.
Health Care Financing Workshop. Sponsored by the East-West Center, Honolulu, June 1993.
Fulbright-Hays Award: Seminars Abroad Program, People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong, 2006.
Fulbright-Hays Award: Seminars Abroad Program, Hungary and Poland, June-August 2002
Anthony C. Aguirre Distinguished Professorial Chair in Economics, De La Salle University, 1997, 1998
Asian Development Bank/Japan Scholarship Grant, University of Hawaii, 1988
East-West Center Degree Student Award, University of Hawaii, 1984-86
British Council/Colombo Plan Scholarship, University of Cambridge, England, 1974-75
Training Award on Regional Development Studies, Ministry of Overseas Development, England, 1975
Dean’s Medal for Academic Excellence, School of Economics, University of the Philippines, 1972