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Tippatrai Saelawong

May 14, 2019

Mr.Saelawong is a senior researcher at Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), Thailand’s leading independent public policy research think tank. His main responsibility is conducting policy research on various topics on international trade, regulatory reform and anti-corruption policy. As a researcher at TDRI, his primary areas of interest are Political Economy and Institutional Economics. His research topics cover the anti-corruption policy and the assessment of the performance of Thai anti-corruption institutions, press and media reform, and government transparency mechanism and regulation. Since 2013, he has worked closely with Thai anti-corruption agencies, particularly the Office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC), a government corruption watchdog and Anti-Corruption Organization of Thailand (ACT), an advocacy civil society organization. Moreover, he has collaborated with many public agencies such as State Enterprise Policy Office (SEPO), Ministry of Finance, and Electronic Government Agency (EGA) to improve good governance and transparency in the public sector. Mr.Saelawong received the Franco-Thai Scholarship to pursue his bachelor’s degree in International Economics and master’s degree in Public Policy and Development from Toulouse School of Economics, University of Toulouse in France.