Thaksin’s Legacy: Thaksinomics and Its Impact on Thailand’s National Innovation System and Industrial Upgrading

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Patarapong Intarakumnerd;
(2011)
  • Journal: International Journal of Institutions and Economies, volume 3, issue 1 April, pages 31-60
  • Subject: - Thaksin, Thaksinomics, national innovation system, industrial and technological upgrading policies, industrial cluster, Thailand
    • jel: jel:O38 | jel:L52 | jel:O33 | jel:O31

Thaksin Shinawatra was one of the most powerful prime ministers of Thailand. Undergirded by a set of new policies termed Thaksinomics, great political power, his CEO style of management, and his intention to make Thailand a developed country, his administration could ha... View more
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