Somchai Jitsuchon, Ph.D.

PositionResearch Director, Inclusive Development
Tel02-718-5460 ext. 361
SecretaryWilai Thiwakornkomon
Research FieldsMacroeconomics, Inclusive Growth, Poverty, Social Welfare

Dr. Somchai Jitsuchon is currently a research director of inclusive development at the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), Thailand.

He specializes in theories and empirical applications of poverty and income distribution, inclusive growth, social protection and welfare system, macroeconomic policies, macroeconomic modeling (computable general equilibrium models and econometric models).

His regularly lectures at various leading universities and public agencies in Thailand.  He has served in many government and private committees and director boards, including the current member of the Monetary Policy Committee and the National Reform Committee on Health.

Dr. Somchai received his doctorate degree in Economics from the University of British Columbia, Canada.  His contact info is tel (662)718-5460 ext. 308 and email

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