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Manila – Acting Chief of the Employment Research Division, John Emmanuel Villanueva, presented his Master of Public Administration (MPA) thesis on political dynasties during the "Spatial Dimension of Sustainable Development" Session of the 13th World Congress of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI) held on 28 May 2021.

The Regional Science Association International (RSAI), founded in 1954, is an international community of scholars interested in the regional impacts of national or global processes of economic and social change.

Mr. Villanueva’s graduate research titled, “Political dynasties and human development investments: Evidence of Linkage from Rizal Province Philippines,” was presented to the international panel where he also served as session Chair.

Mr. Villanueva completed his MPA from the University of the Philippines - National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP – NCPAG) in 2020.