Circular Economy – Co-authored by RCSSED Academic Researcher Dr. Arlen Ancheta and her colleagues from the Philippines and India

A newly-released book by the global publisher Springer looks at global trends on what is called the ‘Circular Economy’ – this being ‘a model of production and consumption which involves sharing, leasing, reusing, repairing, refurbishing and recycling existing materials and products as long as possible.’ A chapter on the Philippines is featured here. Co-authored by […]

Seeking for and returning to overseas work? Developments surrounding Filipinos’ return to overseas jobs beside a pandemic by former research center director Dr. Alvin P. Ang and RCSSED research associate Jeremaiah Opiniano

Countries and their labor markets engage in measures to move forward from the debilitating impacts of the running COVID-19 pandemic. Migrant-origin country Philippines has felt the impact of the return migrations of her migrant workers, who may now want to return to their overseas jobs or go to new destination countries. Yet migrant-destination countries continue […]

The Influence of Time and Crowdfunding Donation on Covid-19: A Generalized Linear Model Approach by Tan, Jackson J.

This study examined the effects that time and community assistance (in the form of donations) had on accrued recoveries from the novel coronavirus. This study examined donation transaction data from a community-based national virtual donation platform in conjunction with government released figures on populations and COVID-19 cases in the Philippines. Findings from a Generalized Linear […]

The Influence of ASEAN Bond Market Integration in the Philippines’ Inflationary Pressures, Credit Expansions, and its Challenges by RCSSED Research Associate Dr. Ronaldo Cabauatan and colleagues

Bond markets have grown mature in many countries; however, the quality of financial integration varies across ASEAN economies. In the case of bond markets in the ASEAN +3, they experienced fast development; however, they are still less integrated. This study attempts to examine the ramifications of the ASEAN bond market integration and past crises to […]

Compendium of Analytical Views for the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community 2025 by RCSSED Research Associates Prof. Jay Jazul, Maria Carinnes Alejandria and their colleagues

Information dissemination on tuberculosis (TB) still hinders the community due to inadequate resources and knowledge provided by healthcare facilities. Literature suggested that health education and awareness might help empower the community for different aspects of disease management by connecting people with the right treatment at the right time. This study aims to identify the general […]

Social networking and depressive symptom: Predictors of non-suicidal self-injury among adolescents by RCSSED Research Associate Dr. Ryan Cayubit and colleagues

This quantitative paper sought understand how the use of social networking sites, depressive symptoms, and NSSI (non-suicidal self-injury) are related. Conducted here was a cross-sectional predictive research involving 214 adolescents selected via purposive sampling. The result shows that these variables are significantly associated with each other. –published in Current Psychology [Web of Science Impact Factor […]

National Catechetical Study: PARI 2021 by RCSSED Research Associate Dr. Clarence Batan and his team

The Oceania Chapter of the Mixed Methods International Research Association (MMIRA) just concluded its biennial regional conference [staged virtually]. A team from UST RCSSED led by Research Associate Dr. Clarence Batan presented its mixed methods experience in implementing the five-year ‘National Catechetical Study: PARI 2021″ project. MMIRA is the global association of mixed methods researchers, […]

The effects of gratitude and kindness on life satisfaction, positive emotions, negative emotions, and COVID-19 anxiety: An online pilot experimental study by research associate Dr. Ryan Cayubit and his colleagues

The continuous surge in the number of confirmed diagnoses and fatalities associated with COVID-19 has caused debilitating economic, educational, social, and psychological issues. However, little is known about how psychological interventions may boost well-being outcomes amid the pandemic. This experimental research (N=107 undergraduate students) examines the effects of gratitude and kindness interventions on life satisfaction, […]