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Econ department to tackle PH economic shortage

Econ department to tackle PH economic shortage

AB Events
SENIORS OF the UST Department of Economics, as part of the National Collegiate Economics Convention (NCEC), will be holding a forum titled “Out of Stock: Understanding the Structure of Supply Chain Management in the Philippines” on Nov. 19. The event will tackle the surge of commodity prices and the country’s supply chains, and will provide tips on how people could “shield” themselves from the effects of inflation. Through its invited speakers and experts, the event aims to “familiarize” people with the global issue of how supply and demand affect their daily lives.  The forum will be held via Zoom and live-streamed on its Facebook page from 9 a.m to 4 p.m F – Trisha Tamio  
Econ dethrones CA in 2019 Athena Cup basketball

Econ dethrones CA in 2019 Athena Cup basketball

News, Sports
by JOAHNA LEI E. CASILAO and CRIS EUGENE T. GIANAN ECONOMICS (Econ) claimed the championship in this year's Athena Cup basketball tourney after defeating two-time defending champion, Communication Arts (CA), 104-99. CA took the lead in the first quarter with an 8-0 run, ending it at 23-31. Econ tried to bounce back in the second quarter, but CA’s offensive and defensive rebounds kept the team’s heat, finishing the first half at 44-51. Econ closed the gap in the third quarter with a three-point shot, 51-52, but CA once again furthered the lead through three consecutive free throws. Econ’s consistent shooting accuracy and CA’s poor defense kept the score close at 67-74. After a nail-biting run that sent players to the floor, Econ took the lead for the first time with two co...