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Solutions to Solve Politico-Economic Problems



Title : Solutions to Solve Politico-Economic Problems
Price : 100 Baht
Publisher : Institute of Public Policy Studies
Distribute : Chulalongkorn University Book Center





The economic crises started at the end of 1996 has great impact on the political situation. The Chuan government who succeeded Chawalit government in November 9, 1997 initiated several policy, to stimulate economic growth. One of the measures is to signed the 5th Letter of Intent with IMF, issued an element being recognized as August 14 Measurement which become the most criticized and controversial.

On September 21, 2000 the Institute of Public Policy Studies invited a group of elite businessmen and academics who concern on the politico-economic problems. The seminar was divided into two sessions, the first one started with seven keynote speakers: Kosit Panpiemrath, Amarin Korman, Verapong Ramangkul, Bantoon Lumsum, Seksan Prasertkul, Sompop Manarungsan and Vuthipong Priepjariyawat and the second session was allocated for all audiences to discussed in four topic solutions namely parliamentary, legislation, economic and monetary, and last but not least, social. The four discuss groups were led by Kaewsan Athipo, Nantawat Boramanan, Somkiat Osothsapa and Chaisiri Samudhavanija who later presented the group discussion to the general audiences.

This book is a summary of the whole day seminar and several think-piece paper contributed by the speakers and lead discussants. The overall output of the seminar was concluded by Dr. Chai-Anan Samudavanija, president of IPPS who president at the seminar as a moderator. He concluded that strong civil society of self-sufficiency in which every social groups, particularly the under-privilege, are able to participate in negotiation power which developed from power to negotiation is the only solution to solve this politico-economic crisis.
 


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