Dr. Ronald Mendoza
Dr. Ronald Mendoza is an associate professor of economics at the Asian Institute of Management and executive director of the AIM Policy Center. Under his leadership, the center has been transformed into an institution that produces original, high-quality research.
Before being appointed the center’s executive director, Mendoza was a senior economist at UNICEF’s Policy and Practice Group in New York. He has done research work for the U.N. Development Program’s Office of Development Studies, the Economist Intelligence Unit and several nongovernmental organizations in Manila.
Mendoza has published on international development issues in various peer-reviewed economics and policy journals, including the Economic Journal of the Royal Economic Society, Journal of International Development, Development Policy Review, Global Economy Journal, Journal of Asian Economics, CESifo Economic Studies, Emerging Markets Review, Journal of World Business, World Economics, Singapore Economic Review and Global Policy.
In 2012, the National Academy of Science and Technology recognized Mendoza’s contributions to economics and chose him as one of Ten Outstanding Young Scientists in the Philippines.