Jose Encarnacion Biography, Contribution

Jose Encarnacion is a Filipino social scientist and economist who received the national scientist award in 1987.

Personal Information
Full Name – Jose Encarnacion Jr.
Birth Date : November 17, 1928
Died : July 5, 1998
Birthplace : Manila, Philippines

College : University of the Philippines (1950)
Course : Philosophy
Master : Economics, Princeton University (1958)
Doctorate : Ph.D. Economics, Priceton University

Career Highlights
Distinguished Economics Professor and Dean of the University of the Philippines School of Economics

Contribution to Science
* Published “On Independence: Postulates Concerning Choice” in International Economic Review
* Best known for advancing the theory of lexicographic preferences
* Published “A Note on Lexicographical Preferences” in Econometrica magazine

1987 – National Scientist of the Philippines
1963 – Ten Outstanding Young Men (TOYM)

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