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Somchai Jitsuchon

TDRI research director

Somchai Jitsuchon, PhD, is research director for inclusive development at Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI). Policy analyses from TDRI appear in the Bangkok Post on alternate Wednesdays.

Somchai Jitsuchon
13 Feb 2020

Thai inequality: What should we do?

In the first part of this two-part article, published in the Post on Jan 22, I mentioned six things we should know about inequality in Thailand -- most of them under-recognised and underappreciated. In this second part I will deal with what we should do but are not doing or not doing well. There are 10 items on this list.

13 Feb 2020 16
Thai inequality: What should we do?
22 Jan 2020

Thai inequality: What we should know

One reason for optimism over inequality in Thailand is that awareness of the problem is far higher these days.

22 Jan 2020 26
Thai inequality: What we should know
20 Apr 2016

Puey's unfulfilled dream

His seminal work was <i>The Quality of Life from Womb to Tomb</i>, describing Puey's vision of equal opportunity and a fair society - a hope for everyone.

20 Apr 2016
Puey's unfulfilled dream