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Prof. Cayetano W. Paderanga Jr.
National Economic and Development Authority
UP School of Economics Prof. Paderanga returns to the NEDA, where he once served as Director General. He was once a Member of the Monetary Board of the BSP, President of the Philippine Economics Society, and Chairman of the Foundation for Economic Freedom.
The UP Professor has studied and taught abroad, in schools like the University of Western Ontario, Stanford University, and Yale.
Once a columnist of the Philippine Star, Paderanga has also served as Executive Director of the AFTA Study Commission, Labor Advisor of the Ministry of Labour and Social Action State of Cambodia, Policy Advisor of the Philippine Exporters Confederation, and Coordinator of the Academic Policy Advisory Group of the Department of Trade and Industry.