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Industrial development in Thailand during the 1980s and 1990s was accompanied by the uneven distribution of income and the location of factories. Developments in New Economic Geography and the unique technique of nesting a Heckscher-Ohlin model within an increasing returns to scale model by Davis & Weinstein, allows for investigation on the factors of the location of industry. There is support for the existence of economic geography eects in as many as 56 percent of Thai industries. This home market effect provides a good explanation to the rapid growth and strengthening of the Central region of Thailand as the major growth area of production in the country and Southeast Asia.
Industrial development in Thailand during the 1980s and 1990s was accompanied by the uneven distribution of income and the location of factories. Developments in New Economic Geography and the unique technique of nesting a Heckscher-Ohlin model within an increasing returns to scale model by Davis & Weinstein, allows for investigation on the factors of the location of industry. There is support for the existence of economic geography eects in as many as 56 percent of Thai industries. This home market effect provides a good explanation to the rapid growth and strengthening of the Central region of Thailand as the major growth area of production in the country and Southeast Asia.

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Province

No. of Region

Estates

Lamphun

3

N

Phichit

1

N

Saraburi

2

C

Ayutthaya

3

C

Ratchaburi

2

C

Prachuap

1

C

Samut Sakhon 3

C

Phetchaburi

1

C

Krung Thep

4

C

Chachoengsao 3

C

Samut Prakarn 3

C

Chon Buri

9

C

Rayong

11

C

Pattani

1

S

Songkhla

1

S

Total

48

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Information by IEAT 2012.

A APPENDIX

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