Thailand's Economic Recovery

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Cavan Hogue
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Jun 1, 2006 - Business & Economics - 111 pages
Thailand is a society in political, economic and social transition. Change is happening to varying degrees -- at the national level and at the regional level where there are contrasting issues. Changes are positive, some are negative. This book looks at the various aspects of change as it impacts on business and the lives of the people.
 

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Contents

1 The Resilience of the Thai Economy by Bhanupong Nidhiprabha
1
Thai Politics in 200304 by Michael Kelly Connors
26
Working in Thailand by Tamerlaine Beasley
46
4 Doing Business in Thailand by Suchart Liengsaengthong and Glen Robinson
54
5 ThailandAustralia Free Trade Agreement by Bill Paterson and Sawanit Kongsiri
62
A Rural Perspective by Andrew Walker
73
7 Ethnicity and the Politics of Location in Thailand by Yos Santasombat
84
How Serious is It? by John Funston
92
Index
107
About the Editor
112
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Cavan Hogue is a Senior Research Fellow at Macquarie University and was Director of the National Thai Studies Centre from 1998 to December 2004. He is also a former Australian Ambassador to Thailand. His research interests are focused on relations between Southeast Asia and Australia, especially cross-cultural issues. He has published widely on such topics, in both academic publications, including "Thailand Today: A Changing Society" (ed., 2003) and the media.

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