Claim: Bongbong Marcos is an economist

A primer on the candidates attending the SMNI Presidential Debates calls presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. a politician and an economist.

Rating: FALSE

Marcos does not have a background in economics.

Marcos has attempted in the year 1975 to apply for and pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) education in Oxford University. Oxford accepted Marcos but did not allow a specialization in either engineering or economics.

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