TDRI Quarterly Review, March 2015

Contents Somkiat Tangkitvanich, Nonarit Bisonyabut Toward High-Quality Growth: Thailand’s Challenges and Opportunities in the Next Three Decades Chatra Kamsaeng 4G Technology and the Mobile Telephone Industry

Local innovation vital to sustain growth

NONARIT BISONYABUT CHATRA KAMSAENG Thailand’s economic development derives mainly from cheap labour. The manufacturing sector relies upon foreign technology rather than creating its own industry. With comparatively low labour costs and government support for infrastructure and investment incentives, the Thai manufacturing sector has thrived as a main driver of economic growth in the past few […]

Thai digital economy needs 4G ? right now

Chatra Kamsaeng The “digital economy” is a flagship economic initiative proposed by the military government. It boasts inclusive access to the internet for Thais and advanced information technology to be employed in various business sectors. Youngsters use mobile devices to take pictures of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha during a visit to Government House. Efficient mobile […]