Teresita Ramirez, Ph.D. - College of Mount Saint Vincent
Department of Accounting, Business, and Economics

Teresita Ramirez, Ph.D.

Teresita RamirezAssociate Professor of Business and Economics
Ph.D., University of Hawaii
M.A., University of Hawaii
Diploma in Development Studies, University of Cambridge
A.B., University of the Philippines

 

teresita.ramirez@mountsaintvincent.edu

Areas of Interest

  • International economics
  • Development economics
  • International political economy
  • Transition economics

Courses

  • ECON 220 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 230 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 304 Intermediate Price Analysis
  • ECON 305 Money and Banking
  • ECON 336 International Trade
  • BUSN 419/ECON 419 International Finance
  • BUSN 401 International Political Economy

Honors and Awards
Fulbright-Hays Award: Seminars Abroad Program, People’s Republic of China, June-July 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, 1997-98
East-West Center Degree Student Award, University of Hawaii, 1984-86
Asian Development Bank/Japan Scholarship Grant, University of Hawaii, 1988
British Council/Colombo Plan Scholarship, University of Cambridge, England, 1974-75
Training Award on Regional Development Studies, Ministry of Overseas Development, UK, 1975

Public Policy Experience
Planner, State of Hawaii Department of Health, Honolulu, 1994-96
Economic Analyst, Governor’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Hawaii’s Health Care System, 1991-92
Technical Assistant for Economic Research, Asian Development Bank, Manila, 1980-84
Systems Implementation Specialist, Philippine Ports Authority, Manila, 1976-80
Development Management Officer, Economic Staff, Office of the President, Philippines, 1972-76

Selected Presentations
“The Impact of Study Abroad on Career and Professional Development” Talk delivered at the 2016 International Business School Dean’s Forum held in Zhuhai, China on November 18-20, 2016.

Red-Hot China: Opportunities and Challenges for the World Economy.  Public lecture delivered at the College of Mount Saint Vincent sponsored by the Faculty Lecture Series and the Center for International Studies. College of Mount Saint Vincent, New York, April 2011.

History and Culture of China. Participant/discussant at 2006 Fulbright-Hays Seminar Abroad Program sponsored by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations and the Department of Education. Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, Xining, Hong Kong, July 1-30, 2006. Discussant on “Economic Issues between the United States and China,” and “The Rise of Entrepreneurship in China.”

NYSE Euronext Teachers’ Workshop-Graduate Program. Workshop participant on Current Economic Issues. Sponsored by the New York Stock Exchange.  New York City, July 2009 and July 2008.

The Growth of Domestic Private Enterprises in China. Presented at the 2007 New England Business Administration Association (NEBAA) International Conference: India and China in a One World Economy. New Haven, Connecticut, May 18-19, 2007.

Opportunities and Challenges Faced by Asian Women Migrants. Talk delivered at seminar on “Women and Work: Personal, Practical and Professional Issues.” Sponsored by the Women’s Studies Program at Lehman College. Bronx, New York, March 22, 2007.

Hungary: Stable Partner in Democracy and Building Partnership in Europe: Poland After a Decade of System Transformation.  Participant/discussant at 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.  Presented lecture on “Debts and Deficits.” Sponsored by the Foundation for Teaching Economics.  Orlando, Florida, July 19-24, 2004.

Seminar on Teaching and Learning Economics in 2004.  Discussant on “Teaching Techniques in Economics.”  Sponsored by Pearson Prentice Hall, New Jersey, March 26, 2004.

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.

Publications
Private Domestic Enterprises: China’s Engines of Economic Growth. National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, November 2006.

The Road to the European Union: Macroeconomic Policy Challenges for Hungary and Poland. Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission and the Hungarian-American Commission for Educational Exchange, November 2002.

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. 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. Annual Lecture of the Anthony C. Aguirre Distinguished Professorial Chair in Economics, De La Salle University, Manila, February, 1999.

Primary Care Needs Assessment Databook, February 1996. Published by the State of Hawaii Department of Health, for public dissemination.

State of Hawaii Primary Care Access Plan, July 1995. Published by the State of Hawaii Department of Health, for public dissemination.

Business and Economics Review, Editor-in-Chief of the online publication of the Department of Business and Economics, College of Mount Saint Vincent. Vol 1:1, Spring 2002, Vol 2:1, Spring 2003, Vol 3:1, Fall 2004

Business and Economics Review, Editor-in-Chief of the academic journal of the College of Business and
Economics, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines. Vol 10:1, 1999, Vol 9:1, 1998.

Professional Affiliations
American Economic Association
Fulbright Association
Asia Society
American Institute for Economic Research
Asian Women Leadership Network