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Duterte's economic planner -- 'Pro-poor policies' can achieve inclusive growth

MANILA -- Incoming Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, a former prosecutor, once confessed he was no expert when it comes to economics, prompting him to declare that he would give his economic managers a free hand in running the country.

Ernesto Pernia

A key figure in his economic team is Ernesto Pernia, the incoming socioeconomic planning secretary and director general of the National Economic and Development Authority.

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