Thailand Development Research Institute


The Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) was established as a public policy research institute in 1984 with main funding from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). Its legal form is that of a private non-profit foundation. Through commissioned research, the institute provides independent policy advice to various public. Our areas of expertise include macroeconomics forecast, international trade and investment, agriculture, environment, science and technology, transport and telecommunications, economic regulation, etc. Our clients compose of government departments, semi-autonomous state agencies, enterprises and to a lesser extent, UN organizations such as the ADB, the World Bank, WIPO and UNCTAD. TDRI has an outstanding reputation of being a truly independent economic think-tank.