Profiles of Young Researchers


Senior Researcher, Ritsumeikan Asia-Japan Research Organization, Ritsumeikan University

Specialized Field: Income Inequality, Gender Inequality, Trade Liberalization, Development Economics
Degree: Ph.D. in Economics, Osaka University, Graduate School of Economics, 2023
Doctoral Thesis: “Essay on International Trade and Wage Inequality in Thailand”
Recent Papers: Kunapasut, V. (2019). “Trading Costs, Trade, and Social Welfare,” Proceeding of The 8th International Conference on Asian Economic Development, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Kunapasut, V. (2022). “Trade Liberalization and Wage Inequality between Skilled and Unskilled Workers: Evidence from Thailand,” Southeast Asian Journal of Economics, vol. 10, no. 3, 163-198, December.
Kunapasut, V. Returns to Education and Wage Inequality in Thailand: A Quantile Regression Analysis, Mimeo.
Recent Research Interests: Son Preference in Asia