Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Business Corporation and Development in South-East and South Asia under B&R Initiative (ISBCD 2017)

The Uneven Regional Development Impacting on the Process of Thailand's Modernization

Authors
Meiwu Liu, Weilin Chen
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Meiwu Liu
Available Online October 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/isbcd-17.2017.16How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Uneven regional development, modernization, income inequality, mutual interaction, Thailand
Abstract
This paper based on the situation of Thailand's uneven regional development and the modernization process which during a period from 1980s to 1990s. As a most controversial period of Thailand's modernization, the remarkable economic achievements of these two decades had attracts the attention of the world and also caused most serious uneven development of interregional. After gone through an economic take-off period, the social problem which caused by uneven regional development had appeared more directly after the explosion of Asia financial crisis. The article expounds the main social problem caused by uneven regional development, and analysis relevant data like 'Per Capita Household Income by Region' or 'Percentage of population below poverty live in Thailand by regional'. According to the fact of income inequality and increased poverty population, the paper will from the perspective of mutual reaction to probe how uneven regional through an indirect way to effect the Thailand's modernization process in 1980s and 1990s.
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