Philippine Technocracy and the Politics of Economic Decision-Making: A Comparison of the Martial Law and Post-Martial Law Periods

@article{Tadem2014PhilippineTA,
  title={Philippine Technocracy and the Politics of Economic Decision-Making: A Comparison of the Martial Law and Post-Martial Law Periods},
  author={T. Tadem},
  journal={Southeast Asian Studies},
  year={2014},
  volume={3},
  pages={345-381}
}
  • T. Tadem
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • Southeast Asian Studies
  • IntroductionDespite their being banished to the "Hall of Shame" during the 1986 People Power Revolution in the Philippines, technocracy has continued to persist in the country's transition from authoritarian rule to democracy and up to the present. Instead, however, of being called "technocrats," they are now referred to as "economic managers." The change in "name" is quite understandable because during the martial law period (1972- 86), technocracy became synonymous with the repression which… CONTINUE READING
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