Bautista, Cristina M.

Full Time
Administrative Position: 

Chair, Department of Economics 


Dr. Bautista is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics and Chairperson of the Department of Economics (2105-18), Ateneo de Manila University.  She completed her AB Economics from the University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City and her masteral and doctoral degrees in Economics from the Ateneo de Manila University.  Prior to this, she was an economics researcher (legislative staff) for the Senate Committee of Trade and Commerce, where she worked from June 1989 to February 1992. From 1988-90, she was also a part-time lecturer in De la Salle University, Manila.  She started her teaching career in La Salle Green Hills (1985-86) and in Maryknoll College (1986-88) as a high school economics teacher.
In Ateneo de Manila,  Dr. Bautista teaches Economics of the European Integration, Basic Economics, Intermediate Microeconomic Theory and Economics of Population/ Economic Demography 

Areas of Specialization: 

Demographic Economics, Microeconomics, Development Economics

Professional Association & Recognition: 

Faculty Position: 
Assistant Professor
Research Interest: 

Development Economics, Economics of European Integration


Bautista, Cristina M., "Chapter 15. Government Expenditure", in Economics and Society (textbook), 2013, 211-226.
Bautista, Cristina M., "Interwar Period: 1918 - 1939", The PHILJA Judicial Journal, 12 (2010), 81-93.
Bautista, Cristina M., "Giving Better Chances to Pepe and Pilar's Grandchildren. An Essay on Education and Inequality", Agenda for Hope. Sharing Prosperity, 2009, 141-157.
Bautista, Cristina Manalo, "Socioeconomic factors affecting fertility in the Philippines: Re-examining parental education", The Loyola Schools Review, VI (2007), 89-114. 

University Service and Outreach: 

Lecturer/ Coordinator. Teacher-Training Seminar for High School Teachers of Social Studies.  Organized by the Outreach Committee, Department of Economics (2005-2010; 2015)
Lecturer. “Key Issues on Philippines Economic Development”, Foreign Service Exam Review course, organized by the European Studies Program, Ateneo de Manila University. April 15, 2005; June 10, 2006 and June 16, 2007.

Ph.D Economics