Ritchelle Alburo

Thesis working title

A Shift from Public Management to Public – Private Partnership: Forestalling Ownership Irrelevance Law and Economics Perspectives

Short bio

A Filipino economist who has spent most of her professional life working with the Philippine government on a broad range of policy issues and concerns, including bilateral and multilateral trade agreements, trade and investment promotion and small and medium enterprise development.

Academic Background

Advanced Master in International and Development Economics, University of Namur, and Universite Catholique de Louvain, 2011-2012

Master in International Trade and European Integration, University of Antwerp, Prague University of Economics, and Staffordshire University, 2007-2008

Master in Applied Economics, De La Salle University, 2003-2005

BS in Economics, University of the Philippines – Diliman, 1998-2002

Work Experience

Policy Consultant, Philippine Exporters Confederation, 2009-2011

Lecturer, Lyceum of the Philippines University – College of International Relations, 2009-2011

Consultant, Asian Development Bank, May – August 2009

Foreign Affairs Research Specialist, International Trade and Economics Unit, Foreign Service Institute – Department of Foreign Affairs, 2003-2009

Presidential Staff Officer, Macroeconomy and Political Affairs Unit, Presidential Staff Management – Office of the President, June – December 2003