Kristine Canales

Kristine Canales
Research Interest: 
Research interests include the use of rigorous analytical tools for sustainable policy-making with particular focus on labor market institutions, provision of infrastructure, energy production, and social security mechanisms.
Ph.D. Expected: 


  • Effects of a Minimum Wage on Employment Outcomes: An Application of Regression Discontinuity Design
    • Published in Philippine Review of Economics (December 2014 issue)
  • Why Girls are Leaving Boys Behind in Schooling
    • Co-author, UP School of Economics Discussion Paper in 2013
  • Searching for the Balance between Flexibility and Workers’ Security: Is it Time to Reform Labor Market Policies
    • Co-authorship with Dr. Emmanuel F. Esguerra
    • Part of the Asia-Pacific papers under the Angelo King Institute (AKI) Project in 2010