Mr John Lourenze Poquiz
PhD Student in Economics
Project Title: Essays on Measuring the Modern Economy
Supervisor: Professor Mary O'Mahony, Professor Martin Weale
Year of Entry: 2020, full-time
John Lourenze Poquiz is a PhD Student in Economics at King's Business School. His research interest is in the area of Economic Measurement. His current research involves the estimation of the aggregate dollar-equivalent welfare value derived by households from the consumption of free digital goods (i.e. videoconferencing, personal email, online news). P
rior to joining King's, he was a senior statistician of the Philippine Statistics Authority's (PSA) National Accounts team, where he was involved in the development of Satellite Accounts and the compilation of several macroeconomic indicators.
He was a business journalist (reporter) for a broadsheet prior to working with the PSA. He earned his Master of Advanced Economics degree from the University of Adelaide. He also holds a Master's degree in Economics from the University of Santo Tomas. He is a recipient of the King's Business School Doctoral Research Studentship. For his master's, he received full funding from the Australia Awards Scholarship program.