1. Copy editor: Brillantes, A., Perante-Calina, L., & Reyes, D.D. (Eds.). (2017). Decentralization, democratization and development: An agenda for reform. Rapid field appraisal. Quezon City: United Nations Development Programme & Philippine Society for Public Administration.


  1. Lorenzo, M.P. (in preparation). Case study of a higher education institution.
  2. Lorenzo, M.P., Luquin, V., & Kasozi, J. (in preparation). UNODC-CSOs interactions.
  3. Lorenzo, M.P., & Cabunilas, S. (in preparation). Self-determination in the Cordillera region.


  1. Brillantes, A., Lorenzo, M.P., & Wang, A. (accepted). An alternate state of faith. In M. Mathews & M. Tay (Eds.), Religion, fundamentalism, and identity politics. Singapore: World Scientific.
  2. Brillantes, A., & Lorenzo, M.P. (accepted). Philippine Public Administration: 5 Es and an A. In A. Farrazmand (Ed.), Global encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
  3. Brillantes, A., & Lorenzo, M.P. (accepted). Public Administration in the Philippines: Overcoming conflict and post-conflict challenges. In J. Nemec, P.S. Reddy & M. de Vries (Eds.), Public Administration in conflict-affected countries. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  4. Brillantes, A., Lorenzo, M.P., Dacumos, B.N., Comia, A.S., & Perante-Calina, L. (2020). The imperatives of peace for development in the Philippines: How the Galing Pook Innovation Awards provide hope it can be done. In E.G. Alampay & G.M. Suarez (Eds.), Local matters: Experiences in autonomy, decentralization and beyond (pp.347-375). Quezon City: University of the Philippines, Center for Local and Regional Governance.
  5. Brillantes, A., Raquiza, M.V., & Lorenzo, M.P. (2019). Social equity in the Philippines: A continuing but elusive promise. In J. Morgen (Ed.), Social equity in the Asia-Pacific Region: Conceptualizations and realities (pp.187-213). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  6. Lorenzo, M.P. (2018). Jewish migration in the Philippines. In X. Hergenröther, O. Ursulesku, & D. Badulescu (Eds.), Radical definitions: State – Society – Religion (pp.29-36). Off Campus: Seggau School of Thought 3. Austria: Graz University Press.


  1. Lorenzo, M.P. (accepted). Principles for Good Local Governance – the Mandaluyong experience. In A. Brillantes (Ed.), Innovations in Local Governance. Quezon City: Philippine Society for Public Administration.
  2. Lorenzo, M.P. (accepted). Rising Beyond Care and Excellence: Continuing the Pasig City Tradition of Public Service. In A. Brillantes & D. Reyes (Eds.), Innovations in Philippine Local Governance: Trends in Leadership and Public Service in Pasig City. Quezon City: Center for Leadership, Communication and Governance, Inc. & Philippine Society for Public Administration.


  1. Lorenzo, M.P. (2020). [Review of the book Anthropology and development: Challenges for the twenty-first century, by K. Gardner & D. Lewis]. Pakistan Development Review. 


  1. Lorenzo, M.P. (2017). E-Government as a tool to monitor government accountability. National Research Council of the Philippines Research Journal, 6(3), 1-8.
  2. Lorenzo, M.P. (2017). Current issues affecting the youth: Insights from the recently concluded 2016 PSPA international conference. Philippine Governance Digest, 4(1-4), 11-12.
  3. Lorenzo, M.P., et al. (2017). Proceedings of the panel forum on ethical leadership in 2016 PSPA conference.  Philippine Governance Digest, 4(1-4), 19-22.


  1. Lorenzo, M.P., Loushi, D., Sambou, B.M., et al. (2019, July 26). Enhancing multilateralism in the 21st Century. Geneva: United Nations Office at Geneva.$file/2019%20GSP%20Report.pdf
  2. Lorenzo, M.P. (2018). Assembly inputs for the 4th Session of United Nations Environment Assembly. Kenya: United Nations Assembly.
  3. Lorenzo, M.P. (2017). Summary of proceedings: Resilient public financial management reforms: Changing gears for growth and development. Quezon City: Government Financial Management Innovators Circle, Inc.
  4. Lorenzo, M.P. (2016). Summary of proceedings: Innovators in governance. Quezon City: Government Financial Management Innovators Circle, Inc.
  5. Lorenzo, M.P. (2016). Summary of proceedings: Financial management practitioners – Rising to the challenge of change. Manila: Association of Government Accountants of the Philippines.
  6. Lorenzo, M.P. (2015). Summary of proceedings: Public financial management reforms – Gains and relevance to a government in transition. Quezon City: Government Financial Management Innovators Circle, Inc.
  7. Lorenzo, M.P. (2015). Summary of proceedings: Bolstering good governance through public expenditure management reform. Manila: Association of Government Accountants of the Philippines.


  1. Brillantes, A., Flores, H., & Lorenzo, M.P. (2020). Review of the mandate/functions, management systems and processes of agencies in the Executive branch: Education sector. Manila: Department of Budget and Management.
  2. Brillantes, A., Tumanut, M., Perante-Calina, L., & Lorenzo, M.P. (2020). Review of the mandate/functions, management systems and processes of agencies in the Executive branch: Interior and Local Government Sector. Manila: Department of Budget and Management.
  3. Lorenzo, M.P., & Din, E. (2018). Study on the use of Superfish Hydrolysate Fish fertilizer. Ortigas: Spaces and People.
  4. Lorenzo, M.P., & Perante-Calina, L. (2017). Project evaluation of Agrarian Reform Community Connectivity and Economic Support Services. Davao: Foundation for Rural Enterprise and Ecology Development of Mindanao.


  1. Lorenzo, M.P. (2020, 13 September). Worst time ever to be an overseas Filipino worker. Channel NewsAsia. *re-shared article from East Asia Forum.
  2. Lorenzo, M.P. (2020, September 5). Saving the Philippines’ overseas workers. East Asia Forum.
  3. Lorenzo, M.P. (2020, August 4). Human security carving itself out in a (post)COVID-19 world. Eastern Focus Quarterly.
  4. Lorenzo, M.P. (2020, June 16). Amidst BBNJ negotiations: The Philippine diplomacy. Modern Diplomacy.
  5. Lorenzo, M.P. (2020, June 5). The pandemic, the fourth pillar, and the Philippines. Development Policy Blog, Australian National University.
  6. Lorenzo, M.P. (2018, October 3). The Indo-Pacific zone: A challenge to China’s BRI? Shabka.
  7. Lorenzo, M.P. (2018, September 14). The modern silk road: China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Shabka.
  8. Lorenzo, M.P. (2018, September 3). The call to uphold human rights. Shabka.
  9. Lorenzo, M.P. (2018, August 13). China’s further ascendancy. Shabka.
  10. Lorenzo, M.P. (2018, June 21). The Trump-Kim summit: Hermit kingdom opening up. Shabka.
  11. Lorenzo, M.P. (2018, June 1). The Philippines: Quest for national identity. Words in the Bucket.
  12. Lorenzo, M.P. (2018, May 22). Youth unemployment on the rise. Shabka.
  13. Lorenzo, M.P. (2018, April 18). Citizen participation in pursuit of government accountability. Conflict, Peace and Democracy Policy Blog, University of Graz, Austria.
  14. Lorenzo, M.P. (2018, April 12). Sugamo: A friendly community for Japan’s elderly. Shabka.
  15. Lorenzo, M.P. (2018, March 21). Governance that is beyond government: Participatory citizenship. Shabka.
  16. Lorenzo, M.P. (2018, January 7). The birth of Philippine Public Administration: In the shadow of the USA. Shabka.
  17. Lorenzo, M.P. (2017, November 8). The rise of fake news. Conflict, Peace and Democracy Policy Blog, University of Graz, Austria.
  18. Lorenzo, M.P. (2017, September 13). Hero’s burial of President Marcos. Conflict, Peace and Democracy Policy Blog, University of Graz, Austria.
  19. Lorenzo, M.P. (2017, August 28). JobStart Philippines: A promising project with some obstacles. Conflict, Peace and Democracy Policy Blog, University of Graz, Austria.
  20. Lorenzo, M.P. (2017, June 29). Dismal day: Marawi siege. World Youth Alliance.
  21. Lorenzo, M.P. (2016, August 16). Nation-Building through reading. Bookbed Community.


  1. Poem: Lorenzo, M.P. (2021, January 8). The sparks there are. The Voices Project.
  2. Book: Lorenzo, M.P. (2017, September). Crossroads: Musings of a millennial. Quezon City: Mt. Carmel Print House.
  3. Curatorial statement: Lorenzo, M.P. Via Pulchritudinis (The Way of Beauty) in a Rust-to-Art exhibit entitled “Belleza del Carmen”, San Sebastian Basilica, Manila, Philippines, May 2018
  4. Curatorial statement: Lorenzo, M.P. (May 2018) Reliquaries in an exhibit entitled “Reliquaries”, SM Megamall Art Gallery, Mandaluyong, Philippines, November 2016-January 2017


  1. Editor, book chapter: Brillantes, A., & Perante-Calina, L. (2017). Phases, trends and development in the study and practice of Philippine Public Administration. Comparative Studies in ASEAN Public Administration. Thailand: National Institute of Development Administration.


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