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Jeremy De Jesus

Jeremy De JesusProfessional Experience

Mr. Jeremy De Jesus is a Bank Officer V at the Department of Economic Statistics of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). He has been with the BSP since 2012 when he started as a Senior Research Specialist. Prior to joining the central bank, he worked as a Research Assistant at the Community-based Monitoring System (CBMS) Network Office, based at the De La Salle University- Angelo King Institute for Economic and Business Studies (DLSU-AKI) from 2008 to 2012. He was a visiting researcher at the University of Oxford in 2010. He is a member of the Philippine Economic Society (PES) and the Philippine Statistical Association, Inc. (PSAI).


Jeremy graduated summa cum laude and class valedictorian in 2008 from the University of the Philippines – Manila with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Development Studies. As an undergraduate, he was a recipient of the UP Presidential Scholarship Grant. He also earned a Master of Statistics (MOS) degree from the University of the Philippines – Diliman in 2015.

Selected Publications
 “The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Poverty in the Philippines” (with Celia Reyes and Alellie Sobreviñas) in Monitoring and Mitigating the Impact on Poverty of the Global Financial and Economic Crisis (Celia Reyes, Alellie Sobreviñas, and Marsmath Baris Jr., Eds.), De La Salle University, 2013. Accessible at: http://www.pep-net.org/books/
“Children in Crisis in the Philippines: Insights and Evidence from Community-based Monitoring Systems” (with Celia Reyes, Alellie Sobreviñas, and Steffie Calubayan) in Children in Crisis: Seeking Child-Sensitive Policy Responses (Caroline Harper, Nicola Jones, Ronald Mendoza, David Stewart and Erika Strand, Eds.), Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
 “Analysis of the Impact of Changes in the Prices of Rice and Fuel on Poverty in the Philippines” (with Celia Reyes, Alellie Sobreviñas, and Joel Bancolita) in DLSU Business and Economics Review, Vol. 20, No. 1., Manila: De La Salle University, 2010.  Accessible at: https://ejournals.ph/article.php?id=6418

Working Papers
“Getting a Job in the Philippines: The Transition from Unemployment to Work among Filipino Jobseekers” (with Dennis Mapa), UP School of Statistics (UPSS) Working Paper No. 2015-04, July 2015, a revised version of the paper presented at the 13th National Convention on Statistics (NCS) in Manila, Philippines, October 2016.
“Socio-Economic Attributes of Unbanked Households in the Philippines” (with Teresita Deveza and Juvelinda Garcia), paper presented at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Philippine Statistical Association, Inc. in Naga City, Philippines, September 2016.
“Does Material Well-being Determine Happiness?: Evidence from a Household Survey in the Philippines” (with Celia Reyes, Alellie Sobreviñas, and Erica Sioson), paper presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Philippine Economic Society, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, November 2011.