IDRC-funded researcher named one of Philippine's Outstanding Young Scientists
Ronald U. Mendoza, project leader of the IDRC-funded Enterprise Performance in Asia
project, has been named one of the country's 2012 Outstanding Young Scientists by the Philippine National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST). The Academy cited Prof.
Mendoza’s outstanding contributions in the field of economics.
Mendoza is a senior economist with extensive research experience in development policy, international economics, and public finance. He is currently Associate Professor of Economics at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) and the Executive Director of the AIM Policy Center. Prior to his appointment at AIM, he was a senior economist with UNICEF’s Policy and Practice Group in New York.
The NAST confers the Outstanding Young Scientist awards to young Filipino scientists who have made significant contributions to various scientific and technological fields. This year, NAST recognized 10 outstanding young scientists during ceremonies held in Manila on July 12, 2012.