The Townsend Thai Project

People

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Fruit for sale in a busy floating market. Photo by bginch88.

Administrators & Staff

Principal Investigator
Robert M. Townsend
Director, Research and Grants Management,
National Bureau of Economic Research
Alterra Milone
Program Director
Jennifer Ptak, University of Chicago
Administrative Assistant
Deborah Jamiol, MIT Department of Economics
Postdoctoral Scholar
Kamilya Tazhibayeva

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Data Management

Data Archivist
Jiaqiang Chen, University of Chicago

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Computational & GIS Researchers

  • Xiaowen Yang, MIT
  • Victor Zhorin, Computation Institute, University of Chicago

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Thai Family Research Project Survey Staff

Director in Thailand
Sombat Sakuntasathien
Supervisor
Pavisanat Pathomchareonsukchai
Assistant Supervisor (Data Processing)
Tippatavee Pathomcharoensukchai
Assistant Supervisor (Annual Resurvey)
Laddawan Kamkoa
Assistant Supervisor (Monthly Micro Survey)
Panida Tana Poltaveerat
Assistant Supervisor (Field Work)
Tiptanradee Panchayayodanan
Soil and Water Work
Nattiti Sangkorntiraphut
Field Editor (Lop Buri)
Panadda Thongsiri
Field Editor (Srisaket)
Wattanachai Jangsawang
Field Editor (Buriram)
Pilawan Kamkoh
Field Editor (Chacheongsao)
Prawicha Chaiyathum

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University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce

Board member
Weerachart Kilenthong
Director
Panuchart Boonyakiat
Assistant Directors
Sasithorn Mongkolsripattana
Varunee Kruerpradit
General Administrative Officer
Suhaila Masima
Sarunya Srisunthorn
Media Development Officer
Patcharapon Muijean

Information Technology

Senior System Administrators
Pinyo Supakatisun
Surayose Sricharoen
Application Developer
Sirivimol Thanchalatudom

Data Management

Dataverse Manager & Senior Database Analyst
Suphattra Ruangwanich
Senior Socio-Economic Intelligence Analyst
Kitsana Kladyoo
Socio-Economic Intelligence Analysts
Pariwat Chaihan
Nontachai Jaipranee
Data Analysts
Pakacha Tulakupt
Kamolwan Prapasrisuk
Umaporn Pakapat
Data Acquirer
Patcha Phroungthai

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Co-authors

  • Chris Ahlin, Vanderbilt University
  • Mauro Alem, President, Banco de Inversion y Comercio Exterior
  • Juliano Assuncao, PUC-Rio
  • Stephane Bonhomme, CEMFI
  • Emily Breza, Columbia University
  • Francisco Buera, University of California Los Angeles
  • Pierre-Andre Chiappori, Columbia University
  • Flavio Cunha, University of Pennsylvania
  • Tanapoom Damraks, Government Pension Fund of Thailand & Thammasat Business School
  • Gabriel De Abreu Madeira, Universidade de Sao Paulo
  • Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University
  • John Felkner, National Opinion Research Center
  • Xavier Giné, World Bank
  • Nathan Hendren, Harvard University
  • Hyeok Jeong, Vanderbilt University
  • Tae Jeong Lee, Yonsei University
  • Joseph Kaboski, University of Notre Dame
  • Alex Karaivanov, Simon Fraser University
  • Weerachart Kilenthong, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce
  • Cynthia Kinnan, Northwestern University
  • Yukio Koriyama, Ecole Polytechnique
  • Sergey Mityakov, Clemson University
  • Benjamin Moll, Princeton
  • Anna Paulson, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Anan "Lek" Pawasutipaisit, Thammasat University
  • Archawa Paweenawat, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce
  • Edward Prescott, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
  • Esteban Puentes, University of Chile
  • Krislert Samphantharak, University of California San Diego
  • Sam Schulhofer-Wohl, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
  • Kenichi Ueda, International Monetary Fund
  • Sergio Urzua, Northwestern University
  • James Vickery, New York University / Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • Fan Wang, University of Pennsylvania
  • Hiroyuki Yamada, International Monetary Fund
  • Liu Yang, Institute for the Study of Labor

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Collaborators/Graduate Research Assistants

  • Juan Pablo Antuna, MIT
  • Anil Jain, MIT
  • Yan Ji, MIT
  • Amir Kermani, MIT
  • Kyungmin Kim, MIT
  • Matthew Lowe, MIT
  • Hoai-Luu Nguyen, MIT
  • Joseph Shapiro, MIT
  • Parit Sripakdeevong, MIT
  • Narapong "White" Srivisal, University of Chicago
  • Stefanie Stantcheva, MIT

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