Jonna P. Estudillo

Position:
Professor
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

Degrees:

B.S. Agricultural Economics, University of the Philippines
(Los Banos), 1986

M. A Economics, University of the Philippines (Diliman), 1989

Ph. D. Economics, University of Hawaii, 1995

Occupational History:

1989~90  Assistant at International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines

1990~91   Lecturer at the University of the Philippines at Los Banos

1991~95   Degree Fellow, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii and PhD student,
University of Hawaii

1996~98   Post-doctoral Fellow, IRRI

1998~2000 Post-doctoral Fellow, Tokyo Metropolitan University

2000~2002 Faculty Fellow, Foundation for Advanced Studies on International
Development (FASID) and Visiting Associate Professor, GRIPS

2002~2007 Associate Professor, School of Economics, University of the Philippines

2007~2009 Faculty Fellow, FASID and Associate Professor, GRIPS

2009~2011 Professorial Fellow, FASID and Professor, GRIPS

2011~ Professor, GRIPS

Current Research Areas of Interest:
Gender and Development, Poverty Dynamics in Asia, Green Revolution in Asia, and development of rural nonfarm sector

Awards:

Ten Outstanding Young Scientist Award given by the Philippine government in 2004

Book publication:

Agnes Quisumbing, Jonna P. Estudillo and Keijiro Otsuka, Land and Schooling: Transferring Wealth across Generations. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2004.

Keijiro Otsuka, Jonna P. Estudillo and Yasuyuki Sawada. Rural Poverty and Income Dynamics in Asia and Africa. Routledge, London, 2009.

Major journals in development, economics and agricultural economics

Jonna P. Estudillo, Manabu Fujimura and Mahabubu Hossain, “New Rice Technology and Comparative Advantage in Rice Production in the Philippines.” Journal of Development Studies 35(5) 1999.

Jonna P. Estudillo, and Keijiro Otsuka, “Green Revolution, Human Capital, Off-farm Employment: Changing Sources of Income Among Farm Households in Central Luzon, 1966-94.” Economic Development and Cultural Change 47(3), 1999.

Jonna P. Estudillo, Agnes Quisumbing and Keijiro Otsuka, “Income Distribution in Rice-growing Villages During the Post-Green Revolution Periods: The Philippine Case, 1985 and 1998.” Agricultural Economics 25(1), 2001.

Jonna P. Estudillo, Agnes Quisumbing and Keijiro Otsuka, “Gender Differences in Land Inheritance, Schooling and Lifetime Income: Evidence from the Rural Philippines.” Journal of Development Studies 37(4), 2001.

Jonna P. Estudillo, Agnes Quisumbing and Keijiro Otsuka, “Gender Differences in Land Inheritance and Schooling Investments in the Rural Philippines.” Land Economics 77(1), 2001.

Jonna P. Estudillo, Yasuyuki Sawada, and Mahabub Hossain “Socioeconomic Changes and the Decline in Poverty: A View from Three Villages in the Philippines, 1985-97.” Asian Economic Journal 19(4): 383-406, 2005.

Jonna P. Estudillo, Yasuyuki Sawada and Keijiro Otsuka “The Green Revolution, Development of Labor Markets, and Poverty Reduction in the Rural Philippines, 1985-2004” Agricultural Economics 35, Supplement 3, pp. 399-406, November 2006.

Jonna P. Estudillo, Yasuyuki Sawada and Keijiro Otsuka, ‘Income Dynamics and Poverty Reduction in the Philippine Villages, 1985-2004’ Review of Development Economics, Vol.12, No.4, pp.877-890, 2008.

Jonna P. Estudillo, Yasuyuki Sawada and Keijiro Otsuka, ‘The Changing Determinants of Schooling Investments: Evidence from the Villages in the Philippines, 1985-1989 and 2000-2004’ Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 45, No.3, pp.391-411, 2009.

Yasuyuki Sawada and Jonna P. Estudillo “The MDGs and Exit Time: The Case of the Philippines” Applied Economics, Vol. 44, Issue 26, pp. 3371-3377, 2012.

Charity Gay E. Ramos, Jonna P. Estudillo, Yasuyuki Sawada, Keijiro Otsuka “Transformation of the Rural Economy in the Philippines, 1988-2006″ Journal of Development Studies 48(11), pp.1629-1648, 2012.

Jonna P. Estudillo, Yukichi Mano and Saygnasak Seng-Arloun “Job Choice of Three Generations in Rural Laos” Journal of Development Studies 49 (7), pp. 991-1009, 2013

Other journals

Jonna P. Estudillo, “Income Inequality in the Philippines, 1961-91.” Developing Economies 35(1), 1997.

Jonna P. Estudillo, Agnes Quisumbing and Keijiro Otsuka, “Gender Differences in Wealth Transfer and Expenditure Allocation: Evidence from the Rural Philippines.” Developing Economies 39(4), 2001.

Jonna P. Estudillo, and Keijiro Otsuka, “Has Green Revolution Ended? A Review of Long-Term Trends in MV Adoption, Rice Yields and Rice Income in Central Luzon, 1966-99.” Japanese Journal of Rural Economics 3, 2001.

Jonna P. Estudillo and Mahabub Hossain “Land Distribution and Income Inequality in Rice-growing Villages in the Philippines, 1993, 1997” The Philippine Review of Economics 40 (2), 1-30, 2003

Jonna P. Estudillo, Yasuyuki Sawada and Keijiro Otsuka “The Determinants of Schooling Investments of the Rural Filipino Households, 1985-2002,” The Philippine Review of Economics 41(1): 1-29, 2004

Jonna P. Estudillo and Keijiro Otsuka, “Green Revolution in the Philippines” Developing Economies Vol. 44, No. 2, pp.123-48, June 2006.

Jonna P. Estudillo, Ramos, Charity Gay A., and Otsuka, Keijiro “Geography and the Evolution of Rural Nonfarm Sector in the Philippines, 1988-2006” The Philippine Review of Economics, Vol. 46, No. 2 December 2009 pp.17-53.

Otsuka, Keijiro; Jonna P. Estudillo and Takashi Yamano “The Role of Labor Markets and Human Capital in Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Asia and Africa”, Asian Journal of Agriculture and Development, Vol. 7 No. 1, 2010, pp. 1-17.

Jonna P. Estudillo, Tomoya Matsumoto, Hayat Chowdhury Zia Uddin,
Nandika S. Kumanayake, and Keijiro Otsuka “Labor Markets, Occupational Choice and Rural Poverty in Four Asian Countries” The Philippine Review of Economics, Vol. 50, No. 1, June 2013, pp.23-44.

Jonna P. Estudillo and Keijiro OtsukaHayami’s Development Economics”,
The Philippine Review of Economics, Vol. 50, No. 1, June 2013, pp.111-112.

Book chapters

Jonna P. Estudillo, Manabu Fujimura and Mahabub Hossain, “Comparative Advantage of Rice Production in the Philippines, 1966-99” Section 5 pp. 385-406 in Developments in Asian Rice Economy, M. Sombilla, M. Hossain, and B. Hardy, Eds. International Rice Research Institute, 2002.

Agnes Quisumbing, Jonna P. Estudillo and Keijiro Otsuka, “Investment in Women and Its Implications for Lifetime Incomes,” in A. Quisumbing (ed.), Household Decisions, Gender, and Development, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.

Jonna P. Estudillo, Tetsushi Sonobe and Keijiro Otsuka, “The Development of the Rural Nonfarm Sector in the Philippines and Lessons from the East Asian Experience,” Chapter 11 in A. M. Balisacan and H. Hill (eds.), The Dynamics of Regional Development: The Philippines in East Asia. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2007, pp. 304-328.

Yasuyuki Sawada and Jonna P. Estudillo, “Trade, Migration, and Poverty Reduction in the Globalizing Economy: The Case of the Philippines” in M. Nissanke and E. Thorbecke (eds.), Globalization and the Poor in Asia: Can Shared Growth be Sustained? Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

Jonna P. Estudillo and Keijiro Otsuka, “Women’s Role in Poverty Reduction in Asia.” In Science, Technology, and Trade for Peace and Poverty, edited by P.K. Aggarwal, J.K. Ladha, R.K. Singh, C. Devakumar, and B. Hardy. Delhi, India: Macmillan India, 2008, pp.623-634.

Keijiro Otsuka, Jonna P. Estudillo and Yasuyuki Sawada, “Agricultural Technology and Children’s Occupational Choice in the Philippines” Ch.7 in K.Otsuka and K.Kalirajan (eds), Agriculture in Developing Countries: Technology Issues, New Delhi, India: Sage Publications, 2008.

Jonna P. Estudillo and Keijiro Otsuka, “Rural Poverty and Income Dynamics in Southeast Asia” Ch.67 in P.Pingali and R.E.Evenson (eds), Handbook of Agricultural Economics vol 4, North-Holland, Elsevier, 2009, pp.3435-3468.

Yasuyuki Sawada, Jonna P. Estudillo, Nobuhiko Fuwa and Kei Kajisa “How Do People Cope With a Natural Disaster? The Case of Super Typhoon Milenyo in the Philippines” Ch.6 in G.P.Carnaje and L.S.Cabanilla (eds), Development, Natural Resources and the Environment, University of the Philippines at Los Banos, 2009, pp. 99-129.

Keijiro Otsuka and Jonna P. Estudillo “Economic Development, Land Tenure, and the Changing Optimum Farm Size” Ch.2.1 in S.Pandey, D.Byerlee, D.Dawe, A.Dobermann, S.Mohanty, S.Rozelle and B.Hardy (eds) Rice in the Global Economy: Strategic Research and Policy Issues for Food Security, Los Banos (Philippines): International Rice Research Institute (2010), pp.191-212.

Donald F. Larson, Keijiro Otsuka, Kei Kajisa, Jonna P. Estudillo and Aliou Diagne “Fostering a Green Revolution in Rice: Can Africa Replicate Asia’s Experience? Ch.1.5 In S.Pandey, D.Byerlee, D.Dawe, A.Dobermann, S.Mohanty, S.Rozelle and B.Hardy (eds) Rice in the Global Economy: Strategic Research and Policy Issues for Food Security, Los Banos (Philippines): International Rice Research Institute (2010), pp.113-138.

Jonna P. Estudillo, Yasuyuki Sawada, Nobuhiko Fuwa, Kei Kajisa, and Masao Kikuchi “The Transformation of Hayami’s Village” Ch.14 in Otsuka, K. and K. Kalirajan (eds). Community, Market, and State in Development: Papers in Honor of Yujiro Hayami, UK: Palgrave Macmillan (2011), pp.224-244.

Jonna P. Estudillo “The Response of Rural Coastal Households to Typhoon Milenyo in the Philippines” Ch. 16 In Aris Ananta, Armin Bauer and Myo Thant (eds) The Environments of the Poor in Asia and the Pacific: Southeast Asia, East Asia and the Pacific, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore (2013), pp.229-241.