Jesus Felipe is a Distinguished Professor of Economics, Research Fellow, and Executive Director of the Angelo King Institute for Economic and Business Studies, De la Salle University, Manila, Philippines.

Previously, he held senior positions with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Manila. He has also held academic positions at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta.
He works on issues relating to long-run growth in Asia, productivity, and technological progress, and his research interests extend to areas such as growth (especially the debate on the sources of growth in East Asia), employment, and structural change.

Felipe is coauthor and coeditor of Labor Markets in Asia: Issues and Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006), named a noteworthy book in industrial relations and labor economics by Princeton University. He is the author of Inclusive Growth, Full Employment, and Structural Change: Implications and Policies for Developing Asia (Anthem Press, 2009), The Aggregate Production Function and the Measurement of Technical Change: ‘Not Even Wrong’ (Edward Elgar, 2013), and Development and Modern Industrial Policy: Issues and Country Experiences (Edward Elgar, 2015). His work has been published in Applied Economics, the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Economics Letters, Journal of Comparative Economics, Eastern Economic Journal, International Review of Applied Economics, Journal of Development Studies, Journal of Income Distribution, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Oxford Development Studies, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, and World Development. He also serves on the editorial board of the journal Metroeconomica.

Felipe holds an undergraduate degree in economics from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, master’s degrees from the International University of Japan and the University of Pennsylvania, and a Ph.D. in regional science from the University of Pennsylvania.


Jesus Felipe
Jesus Felipe
Research Associate
Levy Economics Institute of Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson NY US 12504-5000
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