ELSIE C. GUTIERREZ
Service Director (Director II)
Economic Policy Research Service (EPRS)
Congressional Policy and Budget Research Department (CPBRD)
House of Representatives (HRep)
3F, Main Building, Batasan Pambansa Complex
Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Phone: (632) 931-6084
(632) 931-5001 loc. 7596
Fax: (632) 931-6519
MS. ELSIE C. GUTIERREZ is recently appointed Director of the Economic Policy Research Service (EPRS) of the Congressional Policy and Budget Research Department of the House of Representatives. EPRS is tasked to prepare research inputs in the drafting of key economic reform measures, conduct micro analysis of the national budget, conduct regular forecasts, simulation and analyses of key macroeconomic variables, industry data, and other socio-economic data necessary for the consideration of pertinent legislative measures. She is credited for various publications under the CPBRD with topics dealing with trade, industry and investments, trade budget analysis, infrastructure development, and agricultural development.
Ms. Gutierrez earned her bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics (cum laude) at the University of the Philippines at Los Banos. She had her Master’s Degree in Economics at the University of the Philippines in 1994 and Master’s Degree in International and Development Economics at the Facultes Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paiz, Namur and the Universite Catholique de Louvain (graduated with distinction, cum laude) in Belgium in 2004.