Think tank

Thailand Development Research Institute

TDRI

Bangkok, Thailand

TDRI was established to conduct policy research and disseminate results to the public and private sectors. It was conceived, created, and registered as a nonprofit and nongovernmental foundation. The institution provides technical and policy analysis that supports the formulation of policies with long-term implications for sustaining social and economic development in Thailand. TDRI's objectives are to: (1) conduct and promote policy research; (2) establish an information center; (3) establish appropriate research networks; (4) disseminate research results; and (5) remain nonpartisan. To meet its objectives, TDRI divides its research activities into six major areas: (1) human resources and social development; (2) international economic relations; (3) macroeconomic policy; (4) natural resources and environment; (5) sectoral economics; and (6) science and technology development. The institute also conducts projects on transportation, energy, state-owned enterprises, governance, etc. TDRI projects focus on basic technical research, policy issues and strategies, planning support, and regulatory and institutional reform.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.tdri.or.th

Address:
565 Ramkhamhaeng 39(Thepleela) Wangthonglang Bangkok Thailand 10310

Country:
Thailand

Sub-region:
South-Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Thailand
Operating languages
English , Thai

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1984
Age (years)
Thailand Development Research Institute
 37
Thailand average
 31
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: National Economic and Social Development Board
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Somkiat Tangkitvanich, PhD
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Thailand Development Research Institute
 115
Thailand average
 55
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Thailand Development Research Institute
58% 
Thailand average
45% 
Global average
42% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Thailand Development Research Institute
 17
Thailand average
 72
Global average
 6,666

Social

Likes (2019)
Thailand Development Research Institute
 59,399
Thailand average
 10,595
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Thailand Development Research Institute
 5,627
Thailand average
 2,560
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Thailand Development Research Institute
 10,700
Thailand average
 1,644
Global average
 5,924
Followers (2019)
Thailand Development Research Institute
 765
Thailand average
 483
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 27/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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