Bernardo M. Villegas
Recent Articles
Gates of Hell Won`t Prevail (Part 2)
published: May 24, 2019

Gates of Hell Won`t Prevail (Part 1)
published: May 17, 2019

Gates of Hell Won`t Prevail (Part 3)
published: May 31, 2019


From US to German Model
published: May 21, 2019


 
Featured Article
Making Real Friends in Facebook

            Once again, I am indebted to Colloquy, quarterly publication of the Gradual School of Arts and Sciences of Harvard University for its alumni, for a very insightful article reporting on the findings of a team of Harvard sociologists who addressed "one of the great unsolved puzzles of social science--do we form friendships with people because we share similar interests, or do we share similar interests with people because they are our friends?"  The answer is that peer influence may be far less compelling than the "likes" on a Facebook status might imply.

   Featured Books
POSITIVE DIMENSIONS OF POPULATION GROWTH

       The historical trends, empirical findings, and policy updates are discussed in detail in the essays compiled in this book. The most convincing argument that supports the thesis of the book, i.e. that population growth is a poitive factor in attaining sustainable human development, is found in the foreword to the book, which is adopted from an article written by Mr. Roberto de Ocampo, former Finance Secretary of the Philippines and multi-awarded finance official in Asia. Thanks to the continuing growth of the Philippines population, Filipinos are in more than 100 countries all over the world, contributing much-needed foreign echange and purchasing power to the Philippine economy and fostering the human and spiritual development of the most diverse of peoples and cultures on this planet.

   Featured Video
Inside Business: Critique on RH Bill

ANC Interview by Coco Alcuaz regarding the RH bill and the Philippine economy.