Dr Annette Pelkmans-Balaoing

Annette Pelkmans-Balaoing is a Senior Research Associate in the Partnership Resource Center.  She is also a co-convenor of the Chains-for-Change Partnership Center for Inclusiveness and Competitiveness, based at the University of the Philippines.  She is a trade and development economist, who taught in the Erasmus School of Economics from 2009 till 2016.  Her research interest revolve around the topics of regional economic integration, value chains, middle-income country trap, inclusive business models in agricultural value chains,  and inclusive financing models.