Rappler Talk: Economist Emmanuel de Dios on soaring inflation under Duterte

On Tuesday, September 11, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug sits down with Emmanuel de Dios to discuss economic issues and help make sense of the situation that Filipinos now find themselves in

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MANILA, Philippines – Inflation or the increase in the prices of goods reached 6.4% in August 2018, the highest since March 2009.

The reality is Filipinos are burdened by rising prices and may be spending more than than what they earn monthly. (READ: EXPLAINER: How inflation affects you)

On Tuesday, September 11, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug sits down with economist Emmanuel de Dios to discuss the issues surrounding the Philippine economy and help make sense of the situation that Filipinos now find themselves in.

De Dios, a professor and former dean of the University of the Philippines School of Economics, previously called out the government for not taking the blame for rising inflation. (READ: Who's to blame for soaring inflation? 'All of them' in gov't, says economist)

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