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Krislert Samphantharak

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First Name:Krislert
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Last Name:Samphantharak
RePEc Short-ID:psa1581
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(75%) Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies
University of California-San Diego (UCSD)

La Jolla, California (United States)


RePEc:edi:irucsus (more details at EDIRC)

(25%) Puey Ungphakorn Institute for Economic Research (PIER)

Bangkok, Thailand

: +662-2836066
273 Samsen Road, Watsamphraya, Phra Nakhon District, Bangkok 10200
RePEc:edi:pierbth (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Sommarat Chantarat & Atchana Lamsam & Krislert Samphantharak & Bhumjai Tangsawasdirat, 2017. "Thailand's Household Debt through the Lens of Credit Bureau Data: Debt and Delinquency," PIER Discussion Papers 61, Puey Ungphakorn Institute for Economic Research, revised Jul 2017.
  2. Samphantharak, Krislert & Schuh, Scott & Townsend, Robert M., 2017. "Integrated household surveys: an assessment of U.S. methods and an innovation," Working Papers 17-7, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
  3. Athiphat Muthitacharoen & Krislert Samphantharak & Sommarat Chantarat, 2017. "Fiscal Stimulus and Household Debt: Evidence from Thailand's First-Car Buyer Tax Rebate," PIER Discussion Papers 60, Puey Ungphakorn Institute for Economic Research, revised Jun 2017.
  4. Krislert Samphantharak & Robert Townsend, 2016. "Risk and Return in Village Economies," PIER Discussion Papers 27., Puey Ungphakorn Institute for Economic Research, revised May 2016.
  5. Sommarat Chantarat & Sirikarn Lertamphainont & Krislert Samphantharak, 2016. "Floods and Farmers: Evidence from the Field in Thailand," PIER Discussion Papers 40., Puey Ungphakorn Institute for Economic Research, revised Aug 2016.
  6. Tosapol Apaitan & Piti Disyatat & Krislert Samphantharak, 2016. "Dissecting Thailand's International Trade: Evidence from 88 Million Export and Import Entries," PIER Discussion Papers 43., Puey Ungphakorn Institute for Economic Research, revised Sep 2016.
  7. Sommarat Chantarat & Sothea Oum & Krislert Samphantharak & Vathana Sann, 2016. "Natural Disasters, Preferences, and Behaviors: Evidence from the 2011 Mega Flood in Cambodia," PIER Discussion Papers 38., Puey Ungphakorn Institute for Economic Research, revised Jul 2016.
  8. Pierre-Andre Chiappori & Krislert Samphantharak & Sam Schulhofer-Wohl & Robert M. Townsend, 2013. "Heterogeneity and risk sharking in village economies," Staff Report 483, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
  9. Pierre-Andre Chiappori & Krislert Samphantharak & Sam Schulhofer-Wohl & Robert M. Townsend, 2013. "Portfolio choices and risk preferences in village economies," Working Papers 706, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
  10. Joseph J. Doyle, Jr. & Erich Muehlegger & Krislert Samphantharak, 2008. "Edgeworth Cycles Revisited," NBER Working Papers 14162, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Marianne Bertrand & Simon Johnson & Krislert Samphantharak & Antoinette Schoar, 2008. "Mixing Family With Business: A Study of Thai Business Groups and the Families Behind Them," NBER Working Papers 13738, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Joseph J. Doyle, Jr. & Krislert Samphantharak, 2005. "$2.00 Gas! Studying the Effects of Gas Tax Moratorium," Working Papers 0517, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research.


  1. Krislert Samphantharak & Robert M. Townsend, 2018. "Risk and Return in Village Economies," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 10(1), pages 1-40, February.
  2. Krislert Samphantharak, 2015. "Hard Interests, Soft Illusions: Southeast Asia and American Power by Natasha Hamilton-Hart Cornell University Press , Ithaca and London , 2012 P. 243. ISBN 978 0 8014 5054 9," Asian-Pacific Economic Literature, Asia Pacific School of Economics and Government, The Australian National University, vol. 29(1), pages 202-203, May.
  3. Krislert Samphantharak, 2014. "Natural disasters and the economy: some recent experiences from Southeast Asia," Asian-Pacific Economic Literature, Asia Pacific School of Economics and Government, The Australian National University, vol. 28(2), pages 33-51, November.
  4. Pierre‐André Chiappori & Krislert Samphantharak & Sam Schulhofer‐Wohl & Robert M. Townsend, 2014. "Heterogeneity and risk sharing in village economies," Quantitative Economics, Econometric Society, vol. 5, pages 1-27, March.
  5. Samphantharak, Krislert & Townsend, Robert M., 2012. "Measuring the return on household enterprise: What matters most for whom?," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 98(1), pages 58-70.
  6. Krislert Samphantharak, 2011. "The Rise of China and Foreign Direct Investment from Southeast Asia," Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, Institute of Asian Studies, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg, vol. 30(2), pages 65-75.
  7. Panpiemras, Jirawat & Puttitanun, Thitima & Samphantharak, Krislert & Thampanishvong, Kannika, 2011. "Impact of Universal Health Care Coverage on patient demand for health care services in Thailand," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 103(2), pages 228-235.
  8. Doyle, Joseph & Muehlegger, Erich & Samphantharak, Krislert, 2010. "Edgeworth cycles revisited," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(3), pages 651-660, May.
  9. Bertrand, Marianne & Johnson, Simon & Samphantharak, Krislert & Schoar, Antoinette, 2008. "Mixing family with business: A study of Thai business groups and the families behind them," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 88(3), pages 466-498, June.
  10. Doyle Jr., Joseph J. & Samphantharak, Krislert, 2008. "$2.00 Gas! Studying the effects of a gas tax moratorium," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 92(3-4), pages 869-884, April.
  11. Malesky, Edmund J. & Samphantharak, Krislert, 2008. "Predictable Corruption and Firm Investment: Evidence from a Natural Experiment and Survey of Cambodian Entrepreneurs," Quarterly Journal of Political Science, now publishers, vol. 3(3), pages 227-267, October.


  1. Samphantharak,Krislert & Townsend,Robert M., 2010. "Households as Corporate Firms," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521124164, October.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 10 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (4) 2008-01-26 2013-06-16 2013-07-15 2013-12-29
  2. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (3) 2011-01-16 2011-01-23 2013-07-15
  3. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (3) 2011-01-16 2011-01-23 2013-12-29
  4. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (2) 2006-06-10 2006-08-12
  5. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (2) 2011-01-16 2011-01-23
  6. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (2) 2008-07-14 2017-10-15
  7. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (2) 2006-06-10 2006-08-12
  8. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (2) 2006-06-10 2006-08-12
  9. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (1) 2017-10-15
  10. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2008-07-14
  11. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2011-01-23
  12. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (1) 2013-12-29
  13. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2008-07-14
  14. NEP-PAY: Payment Systems & Financial Technology (1) 2017-10-15
  15. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2008-01-26
  16. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2008-07-14


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