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Wannaphong Durongkaveroj



BEcon (CMU), MEcon (CMU)

Contact details

Wannaphong Durongkaveroj is currently a PhD student at Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU College of Asia and Pacific. His main interests are trade, poverty and inequality. He is also working on welfare state and tax reform.

PhD programme


Supervisor(s) and panel members

Topic title

Trade, Poverty, and Equity: Global Overview and Three Essays


Peer Reviewed Articles

Durongkaveroj, Wannaphong.2018. ‘Tolerance for inequality: Hirschman’s tunnel effect revisited.’ Journal of International Development, Vol. 30 No. 7, pp. 1240-1247

Durongkaveroj, Wannaphong. and Ryu, Taehyun. 2019. Relative effects of trade liberalization on poverty: Evidence from Thailand Progress in Development Studies (early view)

Book Chapter

‘Financing welfare state in Thailand’, in C. Aspalter (ed.) Financing Welfare State Systems in Asia, London: Routledge (forthcoming, expected 2019/2020).

Book Review

(2019a) ‘Book Review: Giugale, M 2017, Economic Development: What every one needs to know (second edition), Oxford University Press, New York’, Journal of Southeast Asian Economies (formerly ASEAN Economic Bulletin), Vol. 36, No. 1 Link

(2019b) ‘Book Review: Krongkaew, M 2018 Reflections on the Thai economy, School of Development Economics, National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Bangkok’, Asian-Pacific Economic Literature, Vol. 33, No. 1 Link

(2018a) ‘Book Review: Milanovic, B 2016, Global inequality: a new approach for the age of globalization, Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA’, Singapore Economic Review, Vol. 63, No. 03, pp.793-797 Link

(2018b) ‘Book Review: Mazzucato, M 2018, The value of everything: making and taking in the global economy’, LSE Review of Book (October 9, 2018) Link



  1. The UNU-WIDER Development Conference in partnership with UNESCAP, 11-13 September 2019, at UNESCAP, Bangkok, Thailand

  2. The 32nd Annual PhD Conference in Economics and Business, 31 Oct–1 Nov 2019, at the Australian National University

  3. The 14th Australasian Trade Workshop, 23-24 March 2019, RMIT, Melbourne.


  1. The Development Studies Association (DSA) Annual Conference at the University of Manchester (Panel E02: Psy-expertise, behavioural approaches and therapeutic cultures: exacerbating or mitigating global inequalities?). 26-28 June, 2018

  2. The 16th International Convention of the East Asian Economics Association (EAEA) held at National Taiwan University, Taiwan. 27-28 October 2018

Op-ed articles/Blog

(2018a) ‘Unequal Thailand: trends and consequences’, Development Policy Blog. Link

(2018b) ‘Revisiting Hirschman’s tunnel effect and its relevance for China’, Developing Economics (blog). Link

(2018c) ‘Not in the zone: Thailand’s special economic zones fail to meet expectations’, Asia and the Pacific Policy Society Policy Forum. Link

(2018d) ‘An end to poverty in Thailand is not on the cards’, Asia and the Pacific Policy Society Policy Forum. Link

Working Paper

(2018) ‘Trade Liberalisation and Poverty: Evidence from Thailand’ [with Taehyun Ryu], ARTNeT Working Paper Series No. 180, June 2018, Bangkok. Link

(2017) ‘Minimum Wage and Lives of the Poor: Evidence from Thailand’, PIER Discussion Paper No.76, Puey Ungphakorn Institute for Economic Research. Link

Policy Brief

(2015) ‘Using CGE modelling for Thailand’s policymaking’ [with Luca Parisotto], Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade Policy Brief no. 48, December 2015Link

Employment history

Tutor in RSE’s ECON2900 “Development, Poverty and Famine”

Tutor in CAP’s ASIA2067 “Economies of Emerging Asia”

Mailing address

Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132
Lennox Crossing
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia

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