Theses/Dissertations from 2021

Pa'no naman ako : Visual ka, audio ako: A study of the equality of protection on the right to privacy of communication, Jay Isaac O. Angeles and Nicole Joy C. Delos Reyes

Yosi economics: An analysis of the underlying assumptions of cigarette demand and construction of a baseline static cigarette demand model, Jerom Wayne A. Chua and Marrion Luis A. Cipriano

Despicable double trouble: A study on the constitutionality of banning backriders, Regina Coeli P. Cigaral and Patricia Therese C. Mirador

Media: Aiding or destroying the investigation?: The forgotten rights of the accused: A study to support House Bill no. 324, An Act Prohibiting the Presentation to the Press or Public of Suspects in Criminal Investigations before Cases are Formally Filed against the Suspects, Patricia A. Talaman and Dianne Camille G. Uy

Theses/Dissertations from 2020


The impact of institutional quality and remittances on the cyclicity of monetary policies in selected countries in Asian and the Pacific Region for the period 2011-2018, Jiezel Lois B. Alvarez, Ma. Bettina Angeli A. Dizon, Joaquin Emilio Maximino L. Reynoso, and Vishal Haresh Sadhwani

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

Factors influencing the intent of Filipino-Chineses millennial successors in Metro Manila to join the family business, Mika Alixa A. Adarna, Judy Ann D. Chen, Reginald Anton F. Hong, and Shaira Jill D. Sera Jose

Go fund yourselves! Predicting the likelihood of obtaining capital through online crowdfunding, Juan Carlos Barcelon, John Gerald Dulay, Josemaria Rustia, and Danica Camille Yu

Measuring the effectiveness of the Facebook content orientations of chosen social enterprises, Cara Margarita E. Camara, Razel L. Lim, Francis Luigi S. Natanauan, and Jason Emmanuel S. Pascual

Factors affecting volunteer intention among PSPC and SM employees, Ericka Chua, Marika Chuateco, Leise Mangune, and Jannine Shen

An analysis of the gender-typing of perceived successful managerial traits among applied corporate management (ACM) students and human resource (HR) employees, Deo Dia, Diego Santiago, Jan Wong, and Enzo Yabut

A study on Grab Philippines service design in building trust among users, Jasmine Fernandez, Ivan Piramide, Neiman Sevilla, and Charlene Kiara Tan

Employer branding strategies: A gateway into reaching untapped potential, Kervin C. Hao, Juan Daniel G. Javier, and Janine Angelique O. Juanitas

A motivational model of organic cosmetic purchase intention among millennial students, Madelene F. Labordo, Jan C. Roxas, Yvonne Y. Tsoi, and Raphael G. Urbano

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

Forward-looking: A machine learning approach in predicting corporate delisting in the Philippine Stock Exchange, Jan Paul Ringo S. Abrero, Alexander Christoph P. Beltran, Rainne Chelsea O. Limsui, and Kharl Christian T. Yeung

Impact of Great Britian's referendum to exit from the European Union on the stock and foreign exchange markets of Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam, Katharine M. Adina, Cedrick Neil V. Geron, Aldous Leroy V. Gondra, and John Michael G. Mojica

Does gender matter: The effects of CEO gender, board composition, and top management composition on risk-taking, capital allocation, and profitability of PSE-listed firms, Joie Faith Agudo, Daniel Joshua Francisco, Hans Nathan Kung, and Patricia Isabel Valdivieso

Determinants of growth and stability of selected non-life insurance companies in the Philippines, Clara Mia Josaine V. Alano

Influence of stock market awareness on stock market participation of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Metro Manila, Raphael Nikkolo N. Alcalde, Aliya Safara B. Ambray, John Jesper R. Bautista, and John Mark C. Jacinto

An application of degree concentration and growth opportunities in the analysis of Philippine conglomerates using asset-based Herfindahl index and industry media market-to-book ratio, Loren Andrea Alcaraz, Vica Patricia L. Dela Cruz, Kimberly M. Dongon, and Mary Katherine A. Simeon

Non-performing loans and credit growth in Philippine universal banks, Alfred D. Algara, Sermae Angela C. Pascual, Albert Christian S. Polido, and Rodolfo Mario Alexander R. Villareal III

Playing safe : the effectiveness of cross hedging Southeast Asian index futures to the Philippine Stock Exchange composite index, Lady Marian V. Andallo; Celis, Maricon Grace B.; Okuhara, Jeth Enrico P.; and Tumbaga, Erin Nadine C.

An empirical analysis of concentration, efficiency and the profitability of selected Philippine rural banks for 2010-2014, Marc Angeles, Guidon. De La Cruz, Patrick Samson, and Ronnie Uy

The effects of off-balance sheet accounts on the risk exposure, profitability, liquidity and leverage of publicly listed banks in the Philippines for the period 2010-2016, Kyra Nicole T. Ang, Kristine Daryl B. Madrigal, Abigail A. Ramirez, and Kimberly Sharmaine G. Yao

Unraveling the truth behind the highs and lows: An analysis on the effect of foreign exchange rate volatility on the profitability of the various firms in selected industries from the Philippines, Pamela Rosiel D. Antonio, Alecca Samatha Grace C. Dy, Judy Ann A. Gonzalez, and Christian Adrian A. Sioson

Rise and fall in various forms of dividends declarations: An event study on the Philippine Stock Exchange, Angela Justine Arugay, Aevon Chua, and Karen Kimberly Lee

Factors that affect the default risk of SMEs in Metro Manila using principal component and multiple regression analysis, Jana Patricia Avengoza, Marc Cristobal, Gabrielle Dominguez, and Celcia Jane Inocencio

The impact of stock performance of the publicly listed banks in the Philippines on their financial growth from 2007-2016, Patricia Denise D. Babista, Jerico Aaron Kyle M. Espinosa, Joyanne O. Lin, and Ma. Katrina S. Llegado

The significance of bank-specific and macroeconomic factors to non-performing loans (NPLs): In the perspective of universal banks in the Philippines from 2006-2015, Danica Joyce N. Badayos, Dianne Solei A. Dimaculangan, Krystel Jane A. Gosayco, and Chaewon Lee

An empirical analysis on bank loans and stock prices, Saerom. Bae, Anne Celine Cabanit, Angela Decandido, and Kim Eunhol

The determinants of foreign portfolio investments: Evidence from the ASEAN tiger cub economies, Jeriko R. Bais and Dhenna Emery R. Uy

The effects of internal factors on the profitability of non-life insurance companies in the Philippines, Maria Samantha Camille R. Banaag, Hans Gregory E. Manzano, Ma. Andreana Mikaela V. Monfort, and Marteen Christian C. Ram

Philippine bond funds vs equity funds: Performance evaluation in terms of return and sharpe ratio, Denisse Erica M. Banez, Rozza Liza Marie Barsanalina, Jonas B. Calapatan, and Julia Victoria H. Villacorta

Revisiting efficiency in the foreign exchange market amid financial crises through detrended fluctuation analysis: A comparative case study on the Philippines and South Korea, Marielle A. Bermudez, Susana C. Chua, Karl Isidore R. Ibardolaza, and Jose Rafael V. Mendoza

Business and politics: Measuring the value of corporate political connection in the Philippine stock market, Tracy Joy S. Billones, Jiotis Ma. Gryzl N. Borela, and Janelle Joy D. Punsalan

The impact of ASEAN stock market on the Philippine stock market, Cinderella D. Bucad, Pauline Ann S. Cruz, Dung Kim Hoang, and Shedrick R. Wu

Low risk, high return: Exploring the outperformance of value and momentum-driven low-volatility equity portfolios, Gilbertm A. Cabana Jr., Troy Francis P. Chua, Evelyn R. Cruz, and Cari Julia C. Tan

A study on the impact of sectoral volatility on the performance of investment companies in the Philippines, Jan Vincent S. Cabrera, Miguel Dominic T. Coro, Philipp F. Estupin, and Jose Teodoro Mapa

A rescaled range analysis on the application of the chaos theory in the Philippine stock market pre- and post-global financial crisis, Kristelle Joelle S. Cabrera, Maxine Gae B. Galigo, Mira A. Laron, and Ma. Megnonette Kleire Q. Villa

A study on the impact of capital structure on the banking performance of universal banks in the Philippines, Nathaniel Calma, Gabriel Chan, Ryan Gatuslao, and Bryan Pablo

Determinants of capital structure: An empirical analysis of firms listed in the Philippine Stock exchange index, Aeisle Canlas, Leanne Dalomias, Jelyssa Mae Go, and Gemestrel Lacandili

A study on the factors affecting underpricing of venture capital and non-venture capital-backed IPOs in the Philippines, Marion Angelique A. Canlas, Maegan Pauline R. Magno, Michelle Therese M. Manzo, and Amanda Josephine J. Solis

Predicting selected Philippine rural bank failure using logistic approach: A projection model, Tiffany Autumn P. Canlas, Jonnina C. Dave, Joshua Eumar I. Evangelista, and Djinniey Badge L. Santos

The threat of the unforseen: The impact of terrorist attacks on the US dollar-PH peso exchange rate and its contagion effect on the ASEAN currencies, Blessy Keith G. Canoza, Joemarphy A. Dignadice, Marjo Kris A. Gonzales, and Steven Joseph D. Laxina

Study on the contribution of microfinance institutions in the performance of small and medium enterprises: The case of Pampanga, Therese D. Carlos, Hana Betina A. Castro, Maerille Anne G. Guinto, and Justin Brendan L. Yu

Capital regulation and its impact on mergers & acquisitions: A study on thrift and commercial banks in the Philippines, Jacob Orlando M. Casa; Reynato J. Galido; Justin Patrick M. Navarro; and Wassmer, Maria Anastasia Dominique M.

The deviation of market stock prices from intrinsic values: The Philippine case, Freedom Casibang, Juan Carlo Ona, Henry Shi, and Pamela Teng

Will it matter?: An empirical analysis on how the period of presidential elections affect the stock market and the value of currency in the Philippines, Timothy Neal D. Castaños and Marc Daniel D. Peregrino

Bank market structure and its effect on economic growth and banking systems stability Castillo, Christopher Kenneth F., Conchu, Raymond Alfonso D., Mendez, Hiraya R., Christopher Kenneth F. Castillo, Raymond Alfonso D. Conchu, and Hiraya R. Mendez

Mixed signals: A regional quantile nexus between bank loan rate and corporate control mechanisms of selected ASEAN economies, Francis Angelo Castro, Kelwin Edrick Keh, Paule Garence Paz, and Alberto Miguel Reyno

A study on the impact of bancassurance to the profitability and efficiency of selected domestic universal banks in the Philippines, Shara Maureen A. Castro, Jessica O. Shih, Terrence L. Sison, and Marvi Ann D. Uy

A study on the post-IPO operating performance using the pre-IPO chracteristics and performance of publicly listed companies in Singapore from 2010-2016, Peter John E. Catalig, Regine Francesca R. Donesa, Jennica Kristelle K. Sy, and Kim Bridget B. Tan

A study on the influences of capital strcuture on the profitability of selected banks in the Philippines, Efren Ace Cauyan, Katrina Angeli E. Estopace, Jenard Matthew G. Perez, and Francesco Lorenzo L. Sarmiento

Predicting the ASEAN-4 sectoral performance using commodity price indices, Raymond B. Celestino, John Joseph Doria, Carlos Angelo O. Temporal, and Tyrone Jeremy C. Yap

An analysis of the performance of the domestic and foreign banks and their effect on the Philippine economy, Mark Astrid Y. Chan, Jonathan Kevin W. Locsin, and Philip Matheson O. Ruanto

A panel data analysis on the determininants of profitabiltiy of life insurance firms in the Philippines for the period 2006-2015, Ralph Cedrick C. Choa, Marius Edrick C. Chua, Hanna Bianca Z. Sasil, and Catherine Mae B. Vito

An empirical study on the relationship of market and residual risk of securities in the Philippines, Ivan Louie Claudio, Angelo Cruz, Fernando Liwag, and Lorenzo Jose Sales

The relationship between the percentages of free float and liquidity of shares of companies in the Philippine Stock Exchange, Erin Benedict Co, Alec Jayson Chua, Patricia Mae Gonzalo, and Nyra Beatrice. Sy

Does winning matter?: A study from 2007-2015 of the PBA champion and non-championship teams return on assets, return on equity and profit margin, Joshua Khyle Collantes, Jerahmeel Isaiah Laigo, and Daniel Hamid Sun

Granger causality: Analyzing exchange rates and commodity prices in the selected ASEAN+3 countries, Mathelle Eva Colong, Jenica Anne Tan, and Edison Zarate

A comparative study on the performance of firms under the industrial sector before and after the release of initial public offerings from 2001-2013, Gerenz Gabriel V. Corcega, Shirlene Chistiane A. Dee, Anisha D. Lachmandas, and Lloyd Lemuel P. Lim

The effects of the entry of big banks on the profitability of rural banks in selected municipalities in Cavite, Rosary Anne D. Cordero, Margarita Victoria U. Esguerra, Ma. Adrienne Kristelle D. Resultay, and Andrea C. Santiago

Algo-stocks: The new figure in stock price prediction and strategic trading, Maureen Antoinette A. Cruz, Alvin Caleb T. Ong, Jonathan S. Ong, and Sherman Willis G. Ong

In the face of disaster: Are sectoral indices moved by natural calamities, Angela B. De Guzman, Kyla Nicole L. Duya, Madeleine Elyse A. Jo., and Micah M. Yap

The effect of seasoned equity offerings on stock price of firms listed at the Philippine Stock Exchange for years 2007-2015, Gabriel Dela Cruz, Nicole Lim, Franchell Ng Sy, and Philene Yeung

The significance of microfinance to rice farmers in Gapan, Nueva Ecija, Angelo P. Diones, William Jefferson B. Holganza, Noel Aaron L. Lim, and Ivy Anjelo C. Macapugay

Can sentiment lead to something more?: A 2009-2016 empirical study establishing the relationship of market sentiment and stock market returns of 22 selected Philippine Stock Exchange blue-chip companies, Rolando Mari Q. Doria and Vladimir C. Santos

Influence of gender of newly appointed CEO on capital market risk and stock returns of selected countries, Naiza C. Glorioso, Stefanel Bridget C. Lee, Kenny Relloso, and Jeremy Vince S. Yusingco

An application of artificial neural networks in generating enter and exit signals for Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company and Globe Telecom Inc. stock from 1997-2003, Gerald Martin Go, Kristina Carla Parcuteta, and Ramille Maureen Vizmonte

ARIMA modeling: Forecasting Philippine oil company stock prices, Ervin John Gonzales, Philipp Andrew. Munar, John Paul San Luis, and Wilfrid San Luis

Delving into behavioral finance: Uncovering the linkage between investment peference, investor's profile, personality traits, risk perception, and investment goals, Tiffany Ann B. Go and Vivienne Nicole V. Lim

Comparison of relative valuation ratios in the ASEAN-4 banking industry, Dominique Marie F. Hibo, Yi Liu, and Monica Aliza D. Mendoza

Zooming out for a better view within: An analysis on the institutional and macroeconomic factors affecting the financial performance of the insurance industry in the ASEAN-5 evidence from the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia, Stephanie Princess N. Infante, Vincent M. Recto, Hung Yang Wei, and Michelle Stephanie S. Yao

Major market influencers: The co-integration of the Philippine stock market with the U.S. and selected Asian stock markets, Ryan Paolo O. King, Rachel Samantha E. Lucila, Isabella P. Ortile, and Marco Lorenzo A. Recto

The impact of working capital management to profitability of top asset-based banks on the selected ASEAN countries for the period 2008-2015, Alicia Grace. Lee; Luna, Katherine.; Pua, Cindy Tan.; and Salayog, Jona Mae.

Extreme value approach: The fourth model of value-at-risk, Joe Marcoln R. Lucero, Margaret C. Pacumio, Andrea Gabrielle L. Ramoy, and Jerick Mark G. Sy

Defying the odds: Macro-level analysis of aggregate mutual fund flows and stock market volatility in the Philippines, Gian Conrad L. Maroon, Diane Marie Molina, Michelle Kris A. Ong Yiu, and Mico John W. Reyes

Profiting from technical analysis in ASEAN tiger cub economies: Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia using moving averages, Patricia Dawn T. Ngsuy

Data-driven outlook: Machine learning models in forecasting stock market indices, Paul John P. Nicolas

A study on credit cardholders in Metro Manila: Customer profile and credit card usage, Christine Anne D. Ramos, Kyle Amiel J. Sanchez, Patricia Anne F. Sanchez, and Juan Miguel S. Sevilla

Factors affecting bank efficiency of Asian tiger club economies: A traditional and data envelopment analysis method approach, Josh Carlo M. Samson and Khryss Jaika A. Tibay

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

A study on the risk and return of the stocks on the PSE and sectoral indices with heterogeneous expectations from periods 2006-2015, Syra C. Abadier, Allyson M. Ang, Patricia M. Del Rosario, and Frances Angelica Domini T. Ko

A study on the impact of environmental management practices on firm growth of publicly listed companies under the Philippine industrial sector from 2011 to 2015, Ed Norvile John B. Aba, Gean Margaret S. Manalastas, Jenn Mae Clarisse C. San Pedro, and Janneth S. Tee

The effects of ownership concentration on the financial performance of publicly-listed companies in the ASEAN region, Kristina Pauline B. Abesamis, Jiro Nigel Cadungon, Hans Cedric O. Lee, and Ida Frances T. Santiago T.

A comparative study on the explanatory power of the static tradeoff theory and the pecking order theory on the services companies under the Philippine stock exchange from 2006-2014, Gabriel Luis K. Acetre, Bernice Bianca I. Cua, and Fitz Gerald G. Rumbaoa

To record or not to record: Admissibility in evidence of video recording taken in the exercise of civic duty, Glyna A. Acolentava and Jaime Vicente Miguel B. Viola

Factors affecting audit fees of Philippine listed non-financial firms, Miguel Marciano M. Advincula, Rafael Q. Ocampo, Joshua T. Pamaran, and Pramela D. Menghrajani

Propensity in intangible investments: Firm heterogeneity among publicly listed ASEAN consumer discretionary and consumer staples firms, James Paulo G. Agnes, Aaron Cade D. Cariño, Michael Eugene C. Santiago, and Allen Ivan P. Sta. Maria

Highway to health: A study on the legalization of medical marijuana in the Philippines, Juan Paolo Agoncillo and Alyssa May Mariano

Recalibration and improvement of the Altman, Zmijewski, and Prophecy model: Earnings management as a predictor of bankruptcy of Philippine manufacturing firm, Eugene C. Aguirre, Noel Christian C. Marcojos, Leomar T. Santiago, and Alyssa Gale D. Valeriano

The impact of corporate social responsibility activities on stock prices of publicly listed companies in the Philippines, Mernard Mae J. Alarilla, Christian Dave A. Ancheta, Anna Marie Grace M. Antonio, and Chelsea Marie Y. Hipolito

The effect of environmental regulations compliance on the profitability of publicly listed manufacturing companies in the Philippines from 2012 to 2015, Klarisse Nicole L. Alba, Jewel Mikey G. Dominguez, Vivian Christine T. Ong, and Patricia Sarah V. Poblete

The impact of liquidity on profitability: An evidence from ASEAN financial institutions for the years 2010 to 2014, Ma. Romelie F. Alcantara, Jesiree Anne R. Chavez, Celine Yzhamae B. Garcia, and Claudine Mae P. Ongsitco

The burden of sin: A study on the constitutionality of the Sin Tax Reform Law of 2012, Patrick M. Alcantara and James Louie C. Cuevas

Evaluating the disaster preparedness of SMEs in Metro Manila for disaster recovery and business continuity, Alyanna Alea, Theodore Chan, Jeric Lim, and Krisha Sadornas

The effect of defined benefit contribution plans on capital expenditures: Optimal strategies for services, industrial and holding firms, Joanna Leisa P. Aleman, Anne Rene P. Castillo, Catherine Lei D. Chua, and Lyla Cherubin R. Salubo

The effect of corporate governance and financial statement disclosures on company value: A study on publicly listed firms in the Philippines, Geraldine J. Altamirano, Nicole Denise M. Echanes, Laryza V. Soliman, and Jennica Faye M. Torres

On the empirics of bank profitability: Assessing the effects of Basel II Accord, Jessamine R. Alvaro, Ma. Coleen A. Paraleon, John Emmanuel R. Pronto, and Rae Louise T. Silagan

On bank debt substitution: the effect of management conservatism on trade credit, amidst tight monetary policy, Lorenzo Julio E. Ampil; Joshua T. Co,; Nikki Loren S. Libunao; and Ryan Ervin Q. Te

A study on the effects of tax expense surprise on future stock returns under IFRS and US GAAP, Sean Robert L. Andrade; Lyndon Marcus B. Baluyot; Juan Mari Sebastian S. Carino; and Dave, Jose Lorenzo C.

CAPM: As a predictor of stock returns of Philippine real estate and financial stocks, Francis Ang and Jose Solideo