John Paul C. Flaminiano is an Economist at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Rizalino S. Navarro Policy Center for Competitiveness (RSN-PCC). He currently handles the Center’s research initiatives on SME competitiveness and 4IR.
Prior to joining AIM RSN-PCC, he was a Research Associate consultant at the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). He was engaged in research that helped produce special chapters in flagship publications and working papers in labor and infrastructure, including Meeting Asia’s Infrastructure Needs (2017), How Technology Affects Jobs (2018), Prospects for Decent Work in Services (2019), and New Technology and Emerging Occupations: Evidence from Asia (2019). He also wrote for the Asian Development Blog on infrastructure investment.
Paul obtained his MA Economics degree from the University of Ottawa, where his major research paper studied conditional cash transfers (CCTs) and income shocks in the Philippines. He also holds an MA Economics degree from the University of the Philippines School of Economics, and a BA degree majoring in Economics with a minor in Sociology from the University of Manitoba.