The Role of Antitrust Policy in Economic Development

By Paolo Lorenzo Tejano, Economist, Philippine Competition Commission Antitrust policy is viewed by many as a complex matter, often seemingly out of touch with the issues of poverty and development. What many fail to realize is the importance it holds in bringing forth economic development through institution building. For developing countries like the Philippines, a … More The Role of Antitrust Policy in Economic Development

Philippine politics: A family business

By Reg, BA Political Science student, University of the Philippines Diliman Political dynasties are remnants of the long colonial period and affect the system by hampering effective operations of the system. According to Pareto, “History is the graveyard of aristocracies.” Filipinos give great importance to kinship. A Filipino family is characterized by the closeness of … More Philippine politics: A family business