by Loribeth Sable
Posted on 2018-08-29 11:24:59
In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), as well as its 69th year in Central Banking, BSP Dumaguete hosted the 5th Intercollegiate Economics Quiz Bowl held last July 31, 2018. The said activity was spearheaded by Dr. Gregorio Baccay III of the Economic and Financial Learning Center (EFLC). Six participating schools vied for the much-coveted prize—Asian College, Colegio de Santa Catalina de Alejandria (COSCA), Metro Dumaguete College (MDC), Silliman University (SU), and St. Paul University Dumaguete (SPUD). The quiz bowl covered Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Economics, Econometrics, General Banking Law, and Current Events and was divided into three levels of difficulty. The first and second parts, which were the Easy and Average categories respectively, were purely multiple choice questions while the final round (Difficult category) allowed the contenders to write on a board with only the two representatives from Asian College and St. Paul University Dumaguete making it to the said level. Both representatives garnered a total number of 27 points, which led them to the Clincher round. The said round will determine the champion. The two contenders’ aim was to answer three questions correctly with Loribeth T. Sable, the SPUD representative, besting her contender and hailed as this year’s champion.