Celia Reyes

Celia M. Reyes has a doctor of Philosophy degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. She is President of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) and also the Leader/Director of the Community-Based Monitoring System (CBMS) Network. She has served as Co-Director of the Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP) Network from 2002-2011 and  Director of the PEP-CBMS Research Program since 2002 to present. Dr. Reyes has also served as President of the Philippine Economic Society and has been adviser to various national government technical working groups on poverty monitoring and indicator systems in the Philippines since the early 1990s. She is currently the chairperson of the technical committee on poverty statistics convened by the National Statistical Coordination Board  in the country. Dr. Reyes specializes in the fields of econometrics and poverty analysis and has written various research and policy papers relating to poverty monitoring as well as development and institutionalization of indicator systems. She has been engaged as project leader and resource person in various consultancy projects with the ASEAN Secretariat, Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), , Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initaitive (OPHI), United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Bank, , among others.


Fields of specialization

CBMS, Poverty and inequality , Impacts of government programs

Projects

Title Country Themes
A Livelihood Approach to Understand Financial Inclusion as Informed by the Community Based Monitoring System (CBMS) Study in Katakwi Subcounty of Katakwi District Uganda Financial inclusion
Determinants of Youth Unemployment and Labour Market Transition in Botswana Botswana Poverty and Inequality , Education and training , Labour markets and employment
Analyse de l’impact d’un programme de protection sociale sur la pauvreté et l’emploi des femmes Burundi Gender & women’s empowerment , Poverty and Inequality , Social protection
Does addressing gender inequalities and empowering women improve development programme outcomes? The Ghana Gender & women’s empowerment , Poverty and Inequality
SOCIAL CAPITAL AND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT IN KENYA: CASE STUDY OF MURANG’A COUNTY Kenya Gender & women’s empowerment , Poverty and Inequality
Understanding the challenges of financial inclusion of rural women´s entreprenurship in Nicaragua Nicaragua Gender & women’s empowerment , Poverty and Inequality , Financial inclusion
Determinants of financial inclusion for youth Entrepreneurship: Evidences from Addis Ababa and Shirka Wereda, Ethiopia. Ethiopia Youth and children , Entrepreneurship , Financial inclusion
Agricultural investments, labor productivity and rural poverty reduction: gender disparities in Togo Togo Gender & women’s empowerment , Poverty and Inequality , Labour markets and employment , Agriculture and food security
CBMS-OPHI Testing the Missing Dimensions of Poverty Philippines Poverty and Inequality
CBMS-Philippines GFC Philippines CBMS , Poverty and Inequality , Impacts of government programs , Globalization and trade
CBMS-Philippines Institutionalization: Institutionalization of the Community-Based Monitoring System in the Philippines Philippines CBMS
CBMS-Philippines GRB: Gender-Responsive Budgeting through the CBMS Lens Philippines Gender & women’s empowerment , Poverty and Inequality , Fiscal policy
CBMS-Philippines Impact of Prices: Analysis on the Impact of Changes in the Prices of Rice and Fuel on Poverty in the Philippines Philippines Poverty and Inequality , Globalization and trade , Agriculture and food security
CBMS In-Focus Publication Project Canada
CBMS-Philippines Expansion: Development of a Community-Based Monitoring System in the Philippines Philippines Poverty and Inequality

Details

Dr Celia Reyes
President, PIDS, and CBMS Network Director/Leader
Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), and CBMS Network

Contact information:

Philippines
celia.reyes@benilde.edu.ph

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