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Eric Vincent Celestial Batalla

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Title


Full Professor and current chair

Education

Ph.D. Development Science, Hiroshima University
M.A. Development Science, Hiroshima University
M.B.A., De La Salle University
B.A. History-Political Science, De La Salle University

Professional Organizations

Philippine Political Science Association
Association of Asian Studies

Research Interests

Domestic and regional politics
Corruption
Economic Development and Public Policy

 

Publications


  • “Treading the Straight Path: Curbing Corruption in the Philippines,” Asian Education and Development Studies, forthcoming.
  • “Continuity and Change in the Philippines’ Business Landscape,” Journal of International Cooperation Studies, Vol. 20, No. 1, July 2012.
  • “Veto Players and State Decisiveness:  Negotiating Bilateral Economic Partnership Agreements between Japan and Southeast Asia,” Philippine Political Science Journal, 33:1, 39-62, 2012.
  • “Entrepreneurship and Philippine Development,” Canadian Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 31, Nos. 1-2, 2010, pp. 341-365.
  • “Interests, Identities, and Institutions in the Politics of Regional Economic Construction in East Asia,” Philippine Political Science Journal, Vol. 31, No. 54, 2010.
  • “Metro Manila Traffic Regulation and the Public Bus Industry,” Asia Pacific Social Science Review, Vol. 5, No. 1, March 2005. 
  • “Japan’s Economic Expansion and Interactions with the Chinese in Philippine Commerce Prior to World War II,”Chinese Business History, Vol. 14, No. 2, Fall 2004.
  • “Arsenio Balisacan and Hal Hill, eds., Philippine Economy: Development, Policies, and Challenges,” book review article, Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia, Issue 4, October 2003.
  • “Governance of the Asian Zaibatsu: Survival or Demise of the Family Conglomerate”, Asia Pacific Social Science Review, Vol. 2, No. 2, May 2001.
  • “Zaibatsu Development in the Philippines: The Ayala Model”, Southeast Asian Studies, Volume 37, No. 1, Kyoto: Center for Southeast Asian Studies. June 1999.

Published Books, Monographs, And Book Chapters


  • Japan and the Philippines’ Lost Decade: Foreign Direct Investments and International Relations, monograph, IDE Visiting Research Fellow Series, No. 464, February 2011.
  • Batalla, E. ed., The Politics of Financial Liberalization: Foreign Banking in the Philippines and Japan, Manila: Yuchengco Center, 2002 (Edited volume).
  • “Fighting Corruption: The Southeast Asian Experience,” chapter 8 in Thomas, Nicholas and Nie Dening, eds., 2007, Southeast Asia and China: Continuity and Change, Southeast Asia & Overseas Chinese Studies Series,  Xiamen: Xiamen University Center for Southeast Asian Studies.
  • “De-Institutionalizing Corruption in the Philippines”, Perspectives, Singapore: Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. 2000. Also published in Antonio Pedro, Jr., ed., Combating Corruption in East Asia, Manila: Yuchengco Center for East Asia, 2001.
  • “The Political Dimensions of the Philippine Response to the Asian Crisis”, Chapter 8, in Embong, Abdul Rahman and Rudolph, Jürgen, eds., 2000, Southeast Asian into the Twenty-First Century: Crisis and Beyond, Selangor: Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Co-authored with Dr. Wilfrido Villacorta. 2000. Original paper presented at the 4th ASEAN Inter-University Seminar on Social Development, hosted by Prince of Songkla University, Pattani, Thailand, 16 -18 July 1999.
  • “Social Enterprise Marketing” in Morato, Eduardo, Jr., 1994, Social Enterprise and Enterprise Development, Makati: Asian Institute of Management.
  • “Harnessing Private Resources for Poverty Alleviation: The Philippine Business for Social Program”, Chapter 11 in Getubig, Ismael Jr. and Shams, M. Khalid, eds., 1991. Reaching Out Effectively: Improving the Design, Management and Implementation of Poverty Alleviation Programmes, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Asian and Pacific Development Centre. Co-authored with Eduardo Morato, Jr.
  • “Promoting Integrated Development Through Farmers’ Organization: The Case of the UMSS in the Philippines”, Chapter 12 in Getubig, Ismael Jr. and Shams, M. Khalid, eds., 1991. Reaching Out Effectively: Improving the Design, Management and Implementation of Poverty Alleviation Programmes, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Asian and Pacific Development Centre. Co-authored with Eduardo Morato, Jr.

Courses Taught

Political Economy, Policy Analysis and Design, Comparative Government and Politics of Southeast Asia, Research Methods, International Development, Action Research

Recent Graduate Research Supervision


Ma. Asuncion Sebastian, Doctor of Development Studies,  Dynamics of Management Systems and Social Capital in Effective Deliquency Management of Philippine Microfinance Institutions. 
Carmela Abao, graduate student, Doctor of Development Studies, Survival of Trade Unions in the Philippines
Jose Maria Arcadio Malbarosa, graduate student, Doctor of Development Studies, Business history of Tabacalera.