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VideoApril 8, 2024

#ExpertExplains Episode 1: Innovative Economy

Meet World Bank Thailand experts in our new video series #ExpertExplains where our goal is to help you understand some of the biggest issues in Thailand today by asking our colleagues to explain what they are and the potential solutions.

According to the Thailand Systematic Country Diagnostic Update 2024, a competitive and innovative economy can help Thailand revitalize growth and become a high-income country by 2037. In this episode, Dr. Kiatipong Ariyapruchya, Senior Economist for Thailand, explains why Thailand must enhance tech competitiveness, strengthen competition regulations, attract skilled professionals, and empower SMEs through increased access to finance for innovation.