Shared Growth Seminar #1
(Enhancing Efficiency and Equity through Japanese Businesses in the Special Economic Zones)
Date: March 26, 2004
Venue: PLDT Meeting Room, UA&P, Pearl Drive, Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines
1:00 to 1:30 PM: Registration
1:30 to 1:40 PM: Opening Remarks by Junko Imanishi (Chief Representative, SGRA; Managing Director, Atsumi International Scholarship Foundation), "Filipino Students in Japan"
1:40 to 2:10 PM: Industrial Analysis Presentation by Dr. Peter Lee U (Director, UA&P Industrial Economics Program) "A Tale of Two Industries: The Electronics and Automotive Sectors in the Philippines"
2:10 to 2:40 PM: Special Economic Zone Analysis Presentation by Dr. Ferdinand Maquito (Assistant Research Professor, UA&P; Researcher, SGRA) "An Evaluation of the Special Economic Zones: Another Look at the Dynamic Duo"
2:40 to 3:10 PM: Macroeconomic Analysis Presentation by Dr. Bernardo Villegas (Senior Vice President, UA&P) "The Next Five Years"
3:10 to 3:30 PM: Break
3:30 to 4:00 PM: International Risk Analysis Presentation by Prof. Victor Abola (Director, UA&P Strategic Business Economics Program), "Threats and Opportunities of China"
4:00 to 5:00 PM: Open Forum
Seminar Fee: 3,000 PHP
Power point slides and handouts in Japanese will be prepared