Dante Canlas

Economist, Politician

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Who is Dante Canlas?

Dante B. Canlas is a Filipino economist and mathematician. Currently a professor at the University of the Philippines School of Economics, he served as Socio-Economic Planning Secretary and concurrently Director-General of the National Economic and Development Authority from 2001 to 2002 under then President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Dr. Canlas was also the Executive Director of the Asian Development Bank for Kazakhstan, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Pakistan, and the Philippines from 2003 to 2004.

He earned his B.S. in mathematics, M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of the Philippines. He was Visiting Professor at Northern Illinois University in De Kalb, Illinois and Research Fellow at the prestigious Princeton University in New Jersey.

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  • Philippines
  • University of the Philippines

on July 23, 2013


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