Economic change in Thailand since 1850 by James C. Ingram

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Paginationvii, 254 p.
Number of Pages254
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Thailand has undergone major industrial and social transformation amid rapid economic growth and development for over half a century. It is now the second largest economy with the 4th highest income per capita in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. It has successfully shifted its economy from agriculture to export.

When the first edition of Professor Ingram's book appeared in it fulfilled an urgent need and has become the standard reference work for the economic history of Thailand. Since then substantial additonal work has been done on the Thai economy mostly, but not exclusively, on developments beyond the period covered by that edition ().

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While almost every government since has accepted constitutional authority, the country has had 17 constitutions, the most recent drafted in All of these documents have provided for a National Assembly with a prime minister as head of government.

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