Patarapong Intarakumnerd





Education Background

2000         Ph.D. (Science & Technology Policy Studies), SPRU, University of Sussex, UK

1994         M.Phil (Economics & Politics of Development), University of Cambridge, UK

1993         B.A. (Economics-English Program), Thammasat University, Thailand


Academic and Professional Career

2000         Policy Researcher, National Science and Technology Development Agency, Thailand

2002        Senior Policy Researcher, National Science and Technology Development Agency, Thailand

2009         Visiting Research Fellow, Centre of Southeast Asian Studies, University of Kyoto

2009         Senior Fellow, College of Innovation, Thammasat University, Thailand

2012         Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)



Field of Specialization: Economics of Innovation; Science, Technology and Innovation Policies

Role in the Project: Middle Income Trap; Science, Technology and Innovation Policy in ASEAN


Main Publications:

Intarakumnerd, P. and Wonglimpiyarat, J. (eds) (2012), Towards Effective Financing Innovation in Asia: A Comparative Study of Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand, Thammasat University Press: Bangkok, Thailand.

Intarakumnerd, P and  Lecler, Y. (eds) (2010), Sustainability of Thailand’s  Competitiveness: the Policy Challenges, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies: Singapore

Lundvall, B., Intarakumnerd, P., Vang, J. (eds) (2006), Asian Innovation Systems in Transition, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, USA: Edward Elgar

Intarakumnerd, P. and Chaoroenporn, P. (2013). ‘The roles of intermediaries and the development of their capabilities in sectoral innovation systems: a case study of Thailand, Asian Journal of Technology Innovation, 21 (S2): 99-114

Intarakumnerd, P. (2013). ‘Outward foreign direct investment and innovations from ASEAN and India: a synthesis’ Asian Journal of Technology Innovation, 21 (S1), 173–178.

Doner, R., Intarakumnerd, P., Ritchie, B. (2013), ‘University–Industry Linkages in Thailand: Sources of Weakness in Economic Upgrading’, Science, Technology and Society Journal, 18 (2), 213-229.

Intarakumnerd, P. and Charoenporn, P. (2013) The roles of intermediaries in sectoral innovation system in developing countries: public organizations versus private organizations, Asian Journal of Technology Innovation, 21(1), 108-119.

Nawan, A. and Intarakumnerd, P. (2013), ‘Interaction between Host Countries’ Innovation Systems and Investment Strategies of Transnational Corporations: A Case Study of a US-based Conglomerate’, Institutions and Economies, 5 (2), July, 131-154

Chaminade, C., Intarakumnerd, P., and Sapprasert, K. (2012), ‘Measuring systemic problems in National Innovation Systems. An application to Thailand,’ Research Policy, 41 (8), 1476-1488

Intarakumnerd, P (2011),  ‘Thaksin’s Legacy: Thaksinomics and Its Impacts on Thailand’s National Innovation System and Industrial Upgrading’, International Journal of Institutions and Economies, 3(1), 31-60

Intarakumnerd, P (2011),  ‘Two Models of Research Technology Organisations in Asia’, Science, Technology and Society Journal, 16(1), 11-28

Intarakumnerd, P. and Chaminade, C. (2011) Innovation Policies in Thailand: Towards a System of Innovation Approach? Asia Pacific Business Review, 17 (3), 57-72.

Intarakumnerd, P., and Fujita, M. (2008), ‘Coping with a Giant: Challenges and Opportunities for Thai and Vietnamese Motorcycle Industry from China,’ Science, Technology & Society, 13 (1), January-June.

Intarakumnerd, P. (2005), ‘The Roles of Intermediaries in Clusters: The Thai Experiences in High-tech and Community-based Clusters, Asian Journal of Technology Innovation, 13 (2), pp. 23-Intarakumnerd, P., Chairatana, P., Tangjitpiboon, T. (2002), ‘National Innovation System in Less Successful Developing Countries: the Case of Thailand’, Research Policy, 31 (8-9), 2002, 1445-1457.