Dr. Chantarat is a Development Economist. Her research utilizes administrative data, econometrics and original field survey and experiments to understand economic development issues related to household finance, rural financial markets, development policies and how they interplay with poverty and welfare dynamics. Her current works involve designing and evaluating innovative financial products and sustainable household debt solutions. Her works appear in American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Journal of Risk and Insurance, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, Journal of Economic Inequality and World Development.
Prior to joining PIER, Dr. Chantarat was a senior economist consultant at the World Bank and a lecturer at the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University.
She holds BA in Economics (Thammasat University), M.Phil in Economics (University of Cambridge), M.Sc. in Financial Mathematics (University of Chicago) and Ph.D. in Economics (Cornell University). She was awarded the Puey Ungphakorn Golden Medal Award for Best Young Economist in 2021.
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