Department of Community Development Faculty

John Erwin Bañez

completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Community Development and Master’s Degree in Statistics both from the University of the Philippines-Diliman.

As a researcher, he worked for the Asia-Pacific Policy Center in partnership with the World Bank, United Nations Children’s fund (UNICEF), United Nations Development Programme, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), and the Human Development Network and went around 25 provinces doing fieldwork. His main studies of interest are poverty, development programs, middle class sector, and social network analysis.

In his heart of hearts, his advocacy is the use of math and statistics in shedding light to the social problems that we face.


College of Social Work and Community Development