Expertise

  • General Management – Tourism, Economics, Economic Development, Econometrics, Data Analytics, Tourism Development

Research Interests

  • Econometrics, Development Economics, Tourism Development
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John Paolo R. Rivera, PhD

Adjunct Faculty


Academic Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, De La Salle University
  • Master of Science in Economics, De La Salle University
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics, De La Salle University

Professional and Academic Experience

  • Associate Director, Dr. Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism, Asian Institute of Management
  • Visiting Research Fellow, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (Japan)
  • Associate Professor, School of Economics, De La Salle University
  • Assistant Professor, School of Economics, De La Salle University
  • Lecturer, College of Business and Economics, De La Salle University
  • Assistant Lecturer, College of Business and Economics, De La Salle University
  • Consultant, Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, Inc. (Philippines)
  • Assistant Operations Manager, Veritas Financial Partners Business Support Services, Inc. (Philippines)
  • Consultant, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (Indonesia)
  • Research Associate, Angelo King Institute for Economic and Business Studies (Philippines)

Published Working/Conference Papers

  • Rivera, J.P.R. (2020). Estimating Gini coefficient and FGT indices in the Philippines using the Family Income and Expenditure Survey. Journal of Poverty, In press.
  • Rivera, J.P.R., & Tullao, T.S. (2020). Investigating the link between remittances and inflation: Evidence from the Philippines. South East Asia Research, In press.
  • Roxas, F.M.Y., Rivera, J.P.R., & Gutierrez, E.L.M. (2020). Framework for creating sustainable tourism using systems thinking. Current Issues in Tourism, 23(3), 280-296.
  • Rivera, J.P.R., & Gutierrez, E.L.M. (2019). A framework toward sustainable ecotourism value chain in the Philippines. Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 20(2), 123-142.
  • Safaee Chalkasra, L.S.P., Rivera, J.P.R., & Basuil, D.A.T. (2019). A review of theoretical perspectives on corporate social responsibility among family enterprises. Vision, 23(3), 225-233.
  • Mendoza, R.R., & Rivera, J.P.R. (2017). The effect of credit risk and capital adequacy on the profitability of rural banks in the Philippines. Scientific Annals of Economics and Business, 64(1), 83-96.
  • Habaradas, R.B., Rivera, J.P.R., & Roxas, F.M.Y. (Eds.). (2019). Business for Society: AIM-DLSU Case Book 2018. Quezon City: C&E Publishing, Inc.
  • Ackaradejruangsri, P., & Rivera, J.P.R. (2019). Towards sustainability in Thailand’s floating markets: The case of Amphawa. In R.B. Habaradas, J.P.R. Rivera & F.M.Y. Roxas (Eds.), Business for Society: AIM-DLSU Case Book 2018 (189-201). C&E Publishing, Inc.
  • Gozun, B.C., & Rivera, J.P.R. (2019). Characterizing the Filipino entrepreneurial propensity using the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor data. In T.T.H. Tambunan (Ed.), Development of MSMEs in Developing Countries: Stories fro Asia, Africa and Latin America (264-283). AkiNik Publications.
  • Rivera, J.P.R., & Gutierrez, E.L.M. (2019). LaBoracay: Revisiting the case of an island paradise. In R.B. Habaradas, J.P.R. Rivera & F.M.Y. Roxas (Eds.), Business for Society: AIM-DLSU Case Book 2018 (220-228). C&E Publishing, Inc.
  • Rivera, J.P.R., & Liamzon, M.A.C. (2019). South Palms Resort Panglao: Responding to times of change. In R.B. Habaradas, J.P.R. Rivera & F.M.Y. Roxas (Eds.), Business for Society: AIM-DLSU Case Book 2018 (6-34). C&E Publishing, Inc.
  • Aquino, R.S., & Rivera, J.P.R. (2018). Public-private partnership framework for sustainable geopark development. In R. Dowling & D. Newsome (Eds.), The Handbook of Geotourism (111-125). Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Conchada, M.I.P., & Rivera, J.P.R. (2016). Poverty alleviation in the Philippines: Comparing the effects of food and non-food grants in Eastern Samar and Agusan del Sur. In M. Tiongco (Ed.), Pathways Out of Poverty (66-90). DLSU Publishing House.
  • Rivera, J.P.R., Aliping, N.B., Pizarro, M.G., & Reyes, P.O. (2016) Understanding food inequality in the Philippines using Engel curves, Lorenz curves, and kernel distributions. In M. Tiongco (Ed.), Pathways Out of Poverty (26-65). DLSU Publishing House.
  • Rivera, J.P.R., Aliping, N.B., & Pizarro, M.G. (2016). A repeated cross-section analysis of poverty mobility through education in the Philippines. In M. Tiongco (Ed.), Pathways Out of Poverty (113-137). DLSU Publishing House.
  • Rivera, J.P.R., & See, K.G.T. (2016). Addressing rapid population growth through government-sponsored programs: The case of Pasay City, Eastern Samar, and Agusan del Sur. In M. Tiongco (Ed.), Pathways Out of Poverty (1-25). DLSU Publishing House.

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