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– Evidence from Thailand
Thanyaporn Chankrajang - UNU-WIDER, 2012 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper attempts to contribute to the understanding of the impacts of secure rural agricultural land rights on labour structural transformation from agriculture to non-agriculture as well as on urbanization, with a specific focus on Thailand. Using province-level panel data and instrumental...

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Peter Warr - UNU-WIDER, 2011 - Helsinki, Finland

Thailand’s development strategy has been strongly market-oriented and open to trade and investment flows with the rest of the world. Since the late 1950s, its growth performance has been outstanding. Poverty incidence has declined dramatically, but economic inequality has increased. Economic...

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– Lessons from the Experiences of South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam
Haider A. Khan - UNU-WIDER, 2010 - Helsinki, Finland

This piece synthesizes the development strategies of Korea, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam and draws some relevant lessons. Using a complex adaptive systems approach, strategic openness, a set of heterodox macroeconomic policies, creation of institutions for productive investment in both...

Book Chapter
– The Asian Experience
Hyun H. Son, Nanak Kakwani - , 2008
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– The Asian Experience
Nanak Kakwani, Hyun H. Son - UNU-WIDER, 2006 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper looks into the interrelation between economic growth, inequality, and poverty. Using the notion of pro-poor growth, this study examines to what extent the poor benefit from economic growth. First, various approaches to defining and measuring pro-poor growth are scrutinized using a...

Journal Article
– A Normative Social Choice Approach
Matthew Clarke - Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 2006

Part of Journal Special Issue Well-being Achievements in Pacific Asia

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– Evidence from Southeast Asia
Peter Warr - UNU-WIDER, 2002 - Helsinki, Finland

In recent decades, absolute poverty incidence declined in most countries of Southeast Asia, even though in some of these countries inequality increased at the same time. This paper examines the relationship between these outcomes and the rate of economic growth in the agricultural, industrial and...

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– The Experience of Thailand
Isra Sarntisart - UNU-WIDER, 2000 - Helsinki, Finland

The impressive economic growth record of Thailand before 1997 was dominated by the increasing importance of modem industrialization, as well as the expansion of other sectors. This occurred at the expense of agriculture, which accounts for the largest employment pool. At the same time, the country...

Book Chapter
– Economic Analysis of Combined Ecologic-Economic Systems
John A. Dixon, Padma N. Lal - , 1997
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– Economic, Social and Environmental Evaluation
Anssi Niskanen, Olli Saastamoinen - UNU-WIDER, 1996 - Helsinki, Finland

The area of forest plantations in the tropics has increased for many reasons, but not the least as a result of natural forest depletion. Although forest plantations cannot qualitatively substitute the timber grown in natural forests, their importance in global forestry is steadily increasing. At...

– A Study of Thai Development Policy (paperback)
Robert J. Muscat - M. E. Sharpe with UNU Press, 1994 - Armonk, USA

– A Study of Thai Development Policy
Robert J. Muscat - M. E. Sharpe with UNU Press, 1994 - Armonk, USA

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