Research Project

The search for a Better Life: How Partnerships with Westerners shape Thai life chances,social relationships and developement


  1. To estimate the scale and form of Thai-Western partnerships
  2. To examine social relationship produces by 
    Thai-Western partnerships, their impact on Thai individual, their extended families, and socio-economic development in rural communities


  1. At least two original articles from this project will be jointly co-authors by applicant and co-applicant and submitted to leading social scientific journals.
  2. 1 dedicated project website
    1 policy report
    1 press release document

Project Period:     March 2016 - March 2018

Project Status:     On Process
Principal Investigator: Dusita Phuengsamran