• Name : Sumeth Kaenmanee
    Academic rank : Associate Professor (Assoc. Prof.)
    Qualifications : M.Econ. in Development Economics, National Institute of Development Administration
    Expertise: With several research studies conducted in the field of border trade and northeastern economy, he is expert in economy and trading in the Mekong Region. He was also invited to be a consultant in many financial and economic institutions, such as a local division of World Bank, the commission board of the House of Representatives, the subcommittee of Mekong River Commission, The National Legislative Assembly of Thailand, etc.
    Email address : sukaen@kku.ac.th
    Phone number : (+66)43-009700 Ext. 48159
    Office : 1247
  • Name : Jintana Somsawat
    Academic rank : Assistant Professor (Asst. Prof.)
    Qualifications : Master of Economics (Economics), Chulalongkorn University
    Expertise: Her area of interest is Local Community Economics, mainly involving Community Enterprise Management and Community Resource Assessment. In addition, Asst. Prof. Jintana is in charge of several academic service projects for occupational development in local community.
    Email address : chisom@kku.ac.th
    Phone number : (+66)43-009700 Ext. 48143
    Office : 1211
    Portfolio : Jintana Somsawat
  • Name : Anongnuch Thienthong
    Academic rank : Associate Professor (Assoc. Prof.)
    Qualifications : M.Econ. in Development Economics, National Institute of Development Administration.
    Expertise: Prof. Anongnuch owns expertise in the area of Public Economics and Fiscal Policy. She has conducted a great number of research studies on the role of local administrative organizations and northeastern local economy. She also wrote plenty of textbooks in the topics of public finance, industrial development, finance and banking, etc.
    Email address : anothi@kku.ac.th
    Phone number : (+66)43-009700 Ext. 48149
    Office : 1253
    Portfolio : Anongnuch Thienthong
  • Name : Jongruk Hong-ngam
    Academic rank : Assistant Professor (Asst. Prof.)
    Qualifications : Ph.D. in Economics, National Institute of Development Administration
    Expertise: Asst. Prof. Jongruk is expert in labour economics and human capital analysis. She also gives a lecture concerning team building, writing a business plan, creating a strategy using Balanced Scorecard and project feasibility study at the university as well as external organizations.
    Email address : jonaka1@kku.ac.th
    Phone number : (+66)43-009700 Ext. 48146
    Office : 1244
    Portfolio : Jongruk Hong-ngam
  • Name : Voravee Saeng-awut
    Academic rank : Assistant Professor (Asst. Prof.)
    Qualifications : M.S. in Economics and Statistics, and Ph.D. in Human Dimensions of Ecosystem Sciences, Utah State University, USA
    Expertise: Ms. Voravee has expertise in Natural Resources and Environmental Economics, Urban Ecosystem Services, and Geo-spatial Modeling. Her current research areas are as follows: adaptability on climate change of urban community and agricultural sectors, plant genetic conservation and application, change in land utilization, and urbanization.
    Email address : cvorav@kku.ac.th, voravee.sa@gmail.com
    Phone number : (+66)43-009700 Ext. 48148
    Office : 1234
    Portfolio : Voravee Saeng-awut
  • Name : Phusmith Mahasuweerachai
    Academic rank : Associate Professor (Assoc. Prof.)
    Qualifications : Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University
    Expertise: His expertise includes Behavioral Economics, Economics of Happiness, and Non-trading Product Value Estimation. Assoc. Prof. Phusmith has several research publications with researchers from world-class universities such University of California at San Diego and Simon Fraser University. He has also gained research budget from national and international organizations.
    Email address : mchit@kku.ac.th
    Phone number : (+66)43-009700 Ext. 48152
    Office : 1223
    Portfolio : Phusmith Mahasuweerachai
  • Name : Siwaporn Fongthong
    Academic rank : Assistant Professor (Asst. Prof.)
    Qualifications : Ph.D. in Economics, Chiang Mai University
    Expertise: Her expertise includes Economic Development, Microfinance, community development, and effect of local administrative organizations on area-based development.
    Email address : fsiwap@kku.ac.th
    Phone number : (+66)43-009700 Ext. 48156
    Office : 1224
    Portfolio : Siwaporn Fongthong
  • Name : Suthin Wianwiwat
    Academic rank : Assistant Professor (Asst. Prof.)
    Qualifications : Ph.D. in Economics, University of Queensland, Australia
    Expertise: Asst. Prof. Suthin has several research publications concerning ebergu policies in Scopus-indexed journals, and he also used to be a reviewer of energy-based journals which are ranked in Q1. He was also the first to be appointed as the director of the Staff Senate of Khon Kaen University and the head of several surveys administrated by Isan Poll. Furthermore, he is a senior member of Thai Institute of Directors. He holds qualifications for AFPTTM and a license of investment planner, and his other expertise includes project benefit analysis, econometric model, and so on.
    https://scholar.google.co.th/citations?user=rIKoaiQAAAAJ
    Email address : wsuthi@kku.ac.th
    Phone number : (+66)43-009700 Ext. 48151
    Office : 1216
    Portfolio : Suthin Wianwiwat
  • Name : Kullapapruk Piewthongngam
    Academic rank : Professor (Prof.) (She is the first in northeastern Thailand to be given the title of Professor in the field of economics)
    Qualifications : Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University, USA
    Expertise: Her main expertise is supply chain, and she has plenty of research publications in several international journals with high impact factor.
    Email address : pkullap@kku.ac.th
    Phone number : (+66)43-009700 Ext. 48150
    Office : 1212
    Portfolio : Kullapapruk Piewthongngam
  • Name : Jakrapun Suksawat
    Academic rank : Assistant Professor (Asst. Prof.)
    Qualifications : Doctor of Philosophy Major in Ecology, Colorado State University.
    Expertise: Asst. Prof. Jakrapun’s proficiency involves Resource and Environmental Economics, Ecological Economics, and Project Evaluation and Analysis. He was offered grants for analysis projects about economics as well as society by many organizations. He is also keen on the effect of climate change on policies and economic conditions.
    Email address : jaksawats@kku.ac.th
    Phone number : (+66)43-009700 Ext. 48144
    Office : 1219
    Portfolio : Jakrapun Suksawat
  • Name : Jakkrich Jearviriyaboonya
    Academic rank : Assistant Professor (Asst. Prof.)
    Qualifications : Ph.D. in Economics (International Economics), National Institute of Development Administration
    Expertise: Asst. Prof. Jakkrich is expert in and keen on banking, mechanism of monetary policy especially in credit, linkage between currency exchange rate and international trading, and financial investments. He was also a visiting lecturer at Kasetsart University and Srinakharinwirot University, and he was invited to be a senior scholar for evaluating graduate students’ thesis at the School of Development Economics, National Institute of Development Administration. He has often been an invited lecturer at both private and public organizations including Fiscal Policy Office, Provincial Commerce Office, Department of Industrial Promotion.
    Email address : jakkrichjear@hotmail.com
    Phone number : (+66)43-202267
  • Name : Ornanong Paurattana
    Academic rank : Assistant Professor (Asst. Prof.)
    Qualifications : Ph.D. in Economics, Chiang Mai University
    Expertise: Prof. Ornanong has research publications concerning Copulas in Econometrics as well as information analysis of finance, investment, and tourism. She is also enthusiastic about research on tourism economics and business economics.
    Email address : pornan@kku.ac.th
    Phone number : (+66)43-009700 Ext. 48147
    Office : 1242
    Portfolio : Ornanong Paurattana
  • Name : Prasert Vijitnopparat
    Academic rank : Assistant Professor (Asst. Prof.)
    Qualifications : M.Econ. in Economics, Thammasat University
    Expertise: His expertise includes mathematical modeling, economic impact analysis, and mathematical applications for startup business.
    Email address : vprase@kku.ac.th, vijitnop@hotmail.com
    Phone number : (+66)43-009700 Ext. 48160
    Office : 1209
    Portfolio : Prasert Vijitnopparat
  • Name : Siraprapa Bumrungkit
    Academic rank : Lecturer
    Qualifications : M.A. in International and Development Economics, University of San Francisco. Ph.D. in Economics, Curtin University
    Expertise: She is keen on and skilled at education economics, rural development, inequality, income distribution, solutions to poverty, and food security as well as the role of welfare and micro-finance groups in community development.
    Email address : sirabu@kku.ac.th
    Phone number : (+66)43-009700 Ext. 48155
    Office : 2524
    Portfolio : Siraprapa Bumrungkit
  • Name : Worawan Chandoevwit
    Academic rank : Associate Professor (Assoc. Prof.)
    Qualifications : M.Econ. and Ph.D. in Economics, University of Alberta, Canada
    Expertise: He used to be the director of research social security at Thailand Development Research Institute. Presently, Assoc. Prof. Worawan is conducting a study on health economics and public policy of social and health security. She also has plenty of research and textbook publications with other researchers. (See her portfolio). Her pedagogical approach emphasizes basic theories of economics with authentic examples, allowing students to practice critical thinking through principles, teamwork and conducting research relevant to modern time.
    Email address : cworaw@kku.ac.th, worawan.tdri@gmail.com
    Phone number : (+66)43-009700 Ext. 48153
    Office : 1222
    Portfolio : Worawan Chandoevwit
  • Name : Vilaiwan Thiangtong
    Academic rank : Assistant Professor (Asst. Prof.)
    Qualifications : Ph.D. in Economics, National Institute of Development Administration
    Expertise: Her interests include economics related to interpersonal relationship, marriage, household, urban and rural community, well-being and cultural economy. In 2008, she joined a research project on “New Balanced Economy: Balance of Economy, Society, Environment and Tourism as well as General Strengthening”, which was supported by National Economic and Social Advisory Council (NESAC).
    Email address : mvilai@kku.ac.th
    Phone number : (+66)43-009700 Ext. 48154
    Office : 1230
    Portfolio : Vilaiwan Thiangtong
  • Name : Arm Nakornthab
    Academic rank : Assistant Professor (Asst. Prof.)
    Qualifications : Ph.D. in Economics, The Australian National University
    Expertise: His research interest involves creating models to analyze effects of taxes on social welfare.
    Email address : armeros@kku.ac.th
    Phone number : (+66)43-009700 Ext. 48123
    Office : 1251
    Portfolio : Arm Nakornthab
  • Name : Norachit Jirasatthumb
    Academic rank : Assistant Professor (Asst. Prof.)
    Qualifications : Ph.D. in Economics and Politics, The University of Sydney, Australia
    Expertise: : Asst. Prof. Dr. Norachit’s core interest is Heterodox Economics. His previous studies involve Marxist Economics and criticisms of Neoclassical Economics as well as economic circumstances in Thailand. Asst. Prof. Dr. Norachit was invited to be a scholar in a committee for thesis defense examinations at Chulalongkorn University, Rajabhat Maha Sarakham University, and so on. He has also been invited to give lectures related to northeastern Thailand’s economy at several organizations, such as Fiscal Policy Office and Provincial Commerce Office of Loei. Apart from the lecturing experience, he is one of writers for the column Moommong Baan Samyan in Bangkok Business News.
    Email address : gelgloog@hotmail.com
    Phone number : (+66)4320 2267 Ext. 48158
    Office : 1226
    Portfolio : Norachit Jirasatthumb
  • Name : Tanyamat Srungboonmee
    Academic rank : Lecturer
    Qualifications : Ph.D. in Economics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    Expertise: Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics
    Email address : drtanyamat@gmail.com
    Phone number : (+66)43-009700 Ext. 48145
    Office : 1220
    Portfolio : Tanyamat Srungboonmee
  • Name : Pachara Chatavithee
    Academic rank : Lecturer
    Qualifications : Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Khon Kaen University
    Expertise: His expert areas include supply chain, operation research, and mathematical optimization. He is also interested in mathematical modeling and development of heuristic algorithm.
    Email address : pachch@kku.ac.th
    Phone number : (+66)43-009700 Ext. 48157
    Office : 1241
    Portfolio : Pachara Chatavithee
  • Name : Saran Kamolthip
    Academic rank : Lecturer
    Qualifications : Ph.D. in Economics, National Institute of Development Administration
    Expertise: His expertise includes Environmental Economics, and he is also interested in other fields involving data science, spatial science, coding, and applying Machine Learning for different purposes.
    Email address : saruka@kku.ac.th
    Phone number : (+66)43-202267 Ext. 48096
    Office : 1235
    Portfolio : Saran Kamolthip