Born on November 17, 1928. Noted Economist, a Theorist with interest also in the policy area. Professor and Dean, School of the University of the Philippines.
Dr. Encarnacion is the first Filipino to Publish in an economic journal of international standing. His Contributions to economic theory have appeared in major journals in England and the United States.
In recognition of his contributions to economics, Dr. Encarnacion is recepient of several awards notably:Distinguished Scholar award from the University of the Philippines(1968), Philippine's Ten Outstanding Young Men Award(1963) and Miguel Cuaderno Chair in Political Economy,since 1969.