Cesar C. Rufino is the current holder of the Don Santiago Syjuco Distinguished Professorial Chair in Economics of the School of Economics, DLSU Manila. He is a recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Scientific Paper Award by the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST). He has been a member of the Econometric Society, East Asia Economic Association, Philippine Economic Society, International Association of Survey Statisticians and the Western Economic Association International. He is the School of Economics nominee to the 2015 St. Miguel Febres de Cordero Pillar of Lasallian Excellence Award in Research.

Angelo B.  Taningco was an Assistant Professor of Economics at De La Salle University (DLSU) and currently serves as AVP-Economist of Security Bank. He also served as consultant for ADB, ASEAN Secretariat, GSIS, NRI, and WTO, among others. Mr. Taningco acquired his MSc in Economics and BA in Development Studies from DLSU. His research interests are financial economics and international finance. Sorasart Sukcharoensin is currently an Associate Professor and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
at the Graduate School of Development Economics, the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Bangkok, Thailand. His research interests include ASEAN capital markets, corporate governance, performance benchmarking, and financial literacy.

Tereso S. Tullao, Jr. is a University Fellow, Professor of Economics, and the Director of the Angelo King Institute for Economic and Business Studies. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the DLSU Business and Economics Review. He was former Dean of the College
of Business and Economics (CBE) at De La Salle University (DLSU). He has been teaching for almost four decades at DLSU. He was visiting professor and scholar at various institutions in Japan, USA, China, Thailand, France, and Laos. As a researcher he has
published several articles, monographs and books in Filipino and English in the fields of economics of education, trade in services, movement of natural persons, migration and remittances.

Christopher James R. Cabuay is currently a Project Coordinator and Databank Administrator at DLSU-Angelo King Institute for Economic and Business Studies, and an Assistant Professorial Lecturer at DLSU-School of Econopmics. He obtained his Master of Science in Economics degree from DLSU, Philippines. His research has been on human capital accumulation and human resource
development, labor markets, economic development, international finance in the ASEAN, and international migration and remittances with Dr. Tereso S. Tullao, Jr., who is his mentor.

Daniel S. Hofileña graduated with honors from the De La Salle University in Manila on 2010 with a degree in Business Management. He received his Masters in Applied Economics from the same university on 2011. He is currently a lecturer at the De La Salle University – School of Economics. He has taught Financial Econometrics, Time-series analysis, Macroeconomics, and Microeconomics. He worked for the Angelo King Institute for Economic and Business Studies and has done extensive research on Philippine Monetary Policy, Financial Market Volatility, and Human Capital Growth. He is currently a sophomore at the Ateneo De Manila-College of Law.