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SPEAKERS TECHLAW.FEST 2018: Gloria O. Pasadilla












Gloria O. Pasadilla

Senior Analyst,

Policy Support Unit




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Gloria O. Pasadilla is Senior Analyst at APEC Policy Support Unit in Singapore. She is an experienced researcher and has published papers on many trade-related topics including non-tariff measures, services, competition policy, intellectual property rights and other multilateral or FTA topics. At the APEC Policy Support Unit, she leads research on services, supply chain finance, digital economy, and e-commerce as well as contributes to other research issues like economic inclusion and SMEs. Her most recent papers are on promoting SME participation in e-commerce, on facilitating growth in digital trade, and on manufacturing-related services. The latter was published into a book by World Scientific as an edited volume.


Prior to joining PSU, she was Research Fellow at the ADB Institute in Tokyo where she oversaw Asian and Latin American research collaboration and organized several international conferences and capacity building workshops. She wrote papers on trade as well as on social protection policy while in Tokyo. She was Convenor of APEC Group on Services for two years (2007-2008) and led the Philippine team negotiating services during the ASEAN- Australia- New Zealand FTA negotiations.


She holds a PhD in Economics from New York University, USA; Master in International Law and Economics (summa cum laude) from the World Trade Institute, University of Bern, Switzerland; and Master in Industrial Economics from both the University of Asia and the Pacific, Philippines, and New York University; and Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of the Philippines, Diliman.





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