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Wachirawit Puttachai

วชิรวิทย์ พุทธชัย

Researcher, Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI)

Academic Credentials & Affiliations

Master of Economics

Faculty of Economics, Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Bachelor of Economics (Major: Economics with a minor in Business Finance)

Faculty of Economics, Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Other credentials:

Fellow of Sasakawa Young Leadership Program

Nippon Foundation, Japan

Student Exchange Program

Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University, Japan

Cooperative Education Program

Sustainable Market Development Division, Stock Exchange of Thailand

Academic background

Wachirawit Puttachai is a researcher at the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) and a member of the Business and Sustainable Development team. He is currently interested in sustainable finance and the adaptation of financial institutions to climate change. Before joining the TDRI, he was a researcher at Kasikorn Research Center Co., Ltd. Prior to that, he was a researcher at the Center of Excellence in Econometrics, Faculty of Economics, Chiang Mai University. Wachirawit holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from Chiang Mai University, funded by the Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund.

Field of Interest

ESG, Sustainable Finance, Climate Finance, Greening the Financial System, Environmental Economics and Policy