Chalongphob Sussangkarn
(ฉลองภพ สุสังกร์กาญจน์)

Chalongphob Sussangkarn<br>(ฉลองภพ สุสังกร์กาญจน์)

Economist and former Minister of Finance and President of TDRI

Place of Birth: Not Available

Date of Birth: Sat Jun 10, 1950

Family Background:

Born to a Chinese-Thai (Hainanese) family


  • 1972: B.A. in Economics, Cambridge University, UK.
  • 1974: M.A. in Economics, Cambridge University, UK.
  • 1976: PhD in Economics, Cambridge University, UK.
  • 1978: M.B.A. Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University


  • 1977-79: Lecturer in Economics, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • 1979-85: Economist, The World Bank, Washington D.C.
  • 1985-2007: Research Fellow, Macroeconomic Policy Program, Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI)
  • 1987-95: Director, Human Resources and Social Development Program, TDRI
  • 1996-2006: President TDRI
  • 2006-07: Minister of Finance


  • 2004: The National Outstanding Researcher Award for Economics from the National Research Council of Thailand
  • Chairman of the Executive Board of the Economic Society of Thailand