Unfortunately, there is no available evidence-based measurement on what stage Filipinos might have achieved economics literacy. Current public sector efforts are more geared towards financial literacy. Ekonsepto is on an ongoing quest to work on this issue. We start by launching pre- and post-event diagnostics tests in our webinars.
If you are interested in joining our Monitoring and Evaluation team to answer this big question, click here.
In the meantime, we leave you with existing research on how scholars around the world tried to measure competencies in economics:
Varum C., Santos, E. and Afriexo, V. (2014). Recent Trends and New Evidence in Economics Literacy Among Adults. Journal of Economic and Economic Education Research. Vol 15 No. 2, 2014 pp. 187-205.
Bristol, K., Fehr, D., & Tripp, G. (2003). Using an academic training room to enhance economics literacy training. Southern New Hampshire University. Retrieved from https://academicarchive.snhu.edu/handle/10474/1654
Yeop, N., & ., N. (2010). Economic Literacy amongst the Secondary School Teachers in Perak Malaysia. Information Management And Business Review, 1(2), 69-78. doi: 10.22610/imbr.v1i2.873 Retrieved from: https://ojs.amhinternational.com/index.php/imbr/article/view/873
Hashim, C. and Kayode, B. (2013). Economics Literacy among University Students: A Case Study of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). World Applied Sciences Journal 28 (6): 871-875, 2013. DOI: 10.5829/idosi.wasj.2013.28.06.1071