Maria Socorro G. Bautista

Field of award: Economics

Year awarded: 1991

Division: Social Sciences


In recognition of her pioneering works on the conduct and effects of monetary policy in the Philippines, which have helped in the fuller understanding of the relationships among the exchange rate, interest rates governing borrowing, and monetary surplus. Her published works in reputable international journals have invited serious international scholarship in Philippine macroeconomic issues.

Education: PhD (Economics) Columbia University 1984; MPhil Columbia University 1981; MA (Economics) Columbia University 1980; BA (Economics) Mount Holyoke College 1978