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Will Thailand’s prospects improve after the election?

Provided Thailand’s general election on 14th May does not set off a new round of political unrest and violence, the economy should grow strongly this year. But the long-term outlook is challenging. Demographics have become a major drag. And whoever wins, the shift towards economic populism is likely to continue, which will hold back productivity growth.  

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