The Resource Changing Comparative Advantage in Thai Agriculture, Ammar Siamwalla, Suthad Setboonsarng and Prasong Werakarnjanapongs, (electronic book)

Changing Comparative Advantage in Thai Agriculture, Ammar Siamwalla, Suthad Setboonsarng and Prasong Werakarnjanapongs, (electronic book)

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Changing Comparative Advantage in Thai Agriculture
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Changing Comparative Advantage in Thai Agriculture
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Ammar Siamwalla, Suthad Setboonsarng and Prasong Werakarnjanapongs
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eng
Summary
Two key developments affected Thai agriculture in the last decade: the precipitous decline (until 1988) in world prices for the major agricultural items exported by Thailand, and the decline in the amount of cultivable land available for each agricultural worker. During this same period the Thai economy has experienced a slowdown in the rate of growth of real GDP and an increase in the extent of poverty, the first time this has happened since statistics on poverty became available in 1963. As these economy-wide developments and the adverse changes specific to agriculture coincided, it came to be widely believed that the one is the cause of the other. This paper sets out to examine the validity of this belief, using an applied general equilibrium model (the THAM-2). The simulations indicate that the effect of the agriculture-associated changes on the Thai economy can be quite substantial. Liberalization of rice alone will increase real GDP by 2 to 3 per cent. Had the world ..
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ʻAmmā Sayāmwālā
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international or intergovernmental publication
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Suthad Setboonsarng
  • Prasong Werakarnjanapongs
Series statement
OECD Development Centre Working Papers,
Series volume
no.35
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  • Development
  • Thailand
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Changing Comparative Advantage in Thai Agriculture, Ammar Siamwalla, Suthad Setboonsarng and Prasong Werakarnjanapongs, (electronic book)
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867640232517
Dimensions
21 x 29.7cm.
Extent
43 p.
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multiple file formats
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online
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remote
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(FR-PaOEC)
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Changing Comparative Advantage in Thai Agriculture, Ammar Siamwalla, Suthad Setboonsarng and Prasong Werakarnjanapongs, (electronic book)
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Control code
867640232517
Dimensions
21 x 29.7cm.
Extent
43 p.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(FR-PaOEC)

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