The economic history of the modernisation of Thailand.

G.Shanker Phani Kishore


Thailand is a country whose transition from amongst the poorest in the world in the 1960s to one at the forefront of modernity is remarkable. The country experienced tremendous economic growth which has stimulated significant changes in the economic structure of the society and been accompanied by rapid social and cultural change. Today, Thailand is a fascinating kaleidoscope of modern and traditional, societies and rural ‘well being’ has particular resonance.


State Services,Rural-urban disparities.

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