TDRI research director Deunden killed by falling tree

TDRI research director Deunden killed by falling tree

Thailand Development Research Institute research director Deunden Nikomborirak - killed by a falling tree in Bangkok on Thursday. (Bangkok Post file photo)
Thailand Development Research Institute research director Deunden Nikomborirak - killed by a falling tree in Bangkok on Thursday. (Bangkok Post file photo)

Thailand Development Research Institute research director Deunden Nikomborirak was killed by falling tree while walking in front of her house in Bangkok on Thursday.

TDRI director Somkiat Tangkitvanich confirmed the death of the researcher and think-tank director.

After the accident she was rushed to Camilian Hospital, where she was declared dead, Thai media reported.

Ms Duenden, a key economist, published many academic papers on regularitory policies, corruption in Thailand, trade competition, monopolisation and international and trade investment.

She served as TRDI research director for economic governance. 

Ms Duenden held a PhD in economics from McGill University in Canada, and a master's degree in economics from Queen’s University, also in Canada.


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