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A podcast that makes economics fun and relevant. It equips listeners with information and an understanding of economic concepts, and enables them to connect these to current events.

Hosted by University of the Philippines economists JC Punongbayan, Marianne Joy Vital, and Jeff Arapoc.

Usapang Econ PumaPodcast

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A podcast that makes economics fun and relevant. It equips listeners with information and an understanding of economic concepts, and enables them to connect these to current events.

Hosted by University of the Philippines economists JC Punongbayan, Marianne Joy Vital, and Jeff Arapoc.

    Nakakatulog pa ba ang trolls sa gabi? With disinformation expert Jonathan Ong

    Nakakatulog pa ba ang trolls sa gabi? With disinformation expert Jonathan Ong

    Alam nating laganap ang fake news sa social media, pero kilala ba natin ang mga tao sa likod nito? Jonathan Ong, the academic behind "Architects of Network Disinformation", explains how the business of trolling works. Spoiler alert: You'll hear all about a strategist na feeling "Game of Thrones" character lang.

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    • 22 min
    PLANT-DEMIC: Ang dark side ng pag-usbong ng plant industry

    PLANT-DEMIC: Ang dark side ng pag-usbong ng plant industry

    Magnanakaw! Magnanakaw! May kumuha ng... halaman ko??? Theft, poaching, and skyrocketing prices are just some of unintended consequences of the thriving ornamental plant industry. Let's learn more from Usapang Econ hosts Maien Vital, Jeff Arapoc, and JC Punongbayan; as well as from a certified plantita, and someone from the Bureau of Plant Industry.

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    • 13 min
    Plantito o plantita ka rin ba?

    Plantito o plantita ka rin ba?

    Kaya mo na bang bumuhay ng halaman? Araw-araw mo na ba silang kinakausap at dinidiligan? Isa ka na rin ba sa mga dumayo sa probinsya para lang makabili ng rare ornamental plants? Sa unang episode ng Usapang Econ Podcast, season two, pag-usapan natin ang pag-usbong ng plant industry sa gitna ng pandemic!

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    • 9 min
    Episode 14: The Recession We Need

    Episode 14: The Recession We Need

    Sa special episode na ito tatalakayin ng Usapang Econ team (kasama ni Roby Alampay ng PumaPodcast) ang pangkalahatang epekto ng COVID-19 pandemic sa ekonomiya. Panahon na bang labanan itong recession? O dapat bang mag-time out muna?

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    • 21 min
    Episode 13: Quarantine behavior - Kanya-kanya o tayo-tayo?

    Episode 13: Quarantine behavior - Kanya-kanya o tayo-tayo?

    Sa special episode na ito tatalakayin ng Usapang Econ team (kasama ni Roby Alampay ng PumaPodcast at ni Dr. Miharu Kimwell) kung paano binago ng COVID-19, quarantines, at physical distancing ang buhay ng mga Pilipino.

    Note: This was recorded on March 19. Some figures are outdated.

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    • 27 min
    Episode 12: Bakit mas mababa ang sahod ng mga babae?

    Episode 12: Bakit mas mababa ang sahod ng mga babae?

    Happy Women's Month! Pero... happy nga ba talaga? Sa huling episode ng Usapang Econ Podcast, Season 1, tatalakayin mga batang ekonomistang sina JC Punongbayan at Alfredo Paloyo ang pagkakaiba ng kita ng mga babae at lalaki sa Pilipinas. Dahil ba ito sa age, education, o experience? Alamin!

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    • 19 min

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