The Townsend Thai Project


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A woman prepares food at a streetside stall.

Several books have been published which are relevant to the Townsend Thai Project. At a macroeconomic level, Financial Systems in Developing Economies utilizes primary quantitative and qualitative data, including survey data collected under this project, to provide an in-depth exploration of growth and inequality in Thailand.

Chronicles from the Field shares the story of the Townsend Thai Project, providing insight into the design and implementation of the survey, as well as some of the key findings over the last decade.

Households as Corporate Firms explores specific methodology applied to the Townsend Thai data to treat small household businesses in the same way that corporate firms are considered, using the standards of corporate accounting.

To learn more about each of these books, please use the links on the left side panel.