Monday, August 13, 2007

CBAA faculty finishes PhD in Japan

Dr. Amapola DC Generosa is the latest addition to the roster of doctorate holders at the College of Business Administration and Accountancy.

Dr. Generosa earned her PhD in Economics at the Department of Economic Engineering, Graduate School of Economics, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. Her dissertation title in "Economic Analysis of Energy Consumption, CO2 Emissions and Income in the Context of Climate Change Utilization."

She finished the degree through scholarship grants from the Asian Youth Fellowship (The Japan Foundation) for Preparatory Education for Japanese Universities (February 2002 to March 2003 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), the Monbukagakusho Scholarship for a Research Student (April 1, 2003 – March 2004) and her PhD in Economics, major in Economic Engineering (April 1, 2004 – March 2007).

She graduated in absentia on March 26, 2007, so that she could be with her very ill grandmother.

Dr. Generosa has published papers in international journals including "Development Trajectories of Energy Consumption and Carbon Emissions in Developing Economies" which is now part of the book, Air Pollution XIV, pp. 667-675, sponsored by Wessex Institute of Technology (WIT) Press on May 22-24, 2006.

She also presented some papers in international conferences. One of this was entitled, "Decomposition Analysis of Energy Consumption and Co2 Emissions in Developing Economies", and sponsored by American Environment and Resource Economists (AERE), European Environmental and Resource Economists (EERE) and SEEPS, at the 3rd World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists in Kyoto, Japan on July 3-7, 2006.