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  • While not entirely ditching the liberal reforms of "Thaksinomics" - a term used to refer to the economic set of policies of exiled former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra - he has argued for a more statist approach.

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  • That "Plan of Action" had many of the trademarks of so-called Thaksinomics, including low-interest loans to farmers.

    Thaksin on Thailand

  • By promising to revive Keynesian economics, Samak Sundaravej is hearkening back to "Thaksinomics," the populist agenda that endeared former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to rural voters.

    Thaksinomics, Redux

  • By promising to revive Keynesian economics, Samak Sundaravej is hearkening back to "Thaksinomics," the populist agenda that endeared former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to rural voters.

    Thaksinomics, Redux

  • In a bit of shameless self-promotion, Thaksin branded that strategy "Thaksinomics," billing it as a plan to elevate his primary constituency — rural Thais — from poverty.

    A Leader Who Looms

  • Dubbed "Thaksinomics," the programs infuriated the national bureaucracy, business elites, the military and ultimately King Bhumibol Adulyadej — who approved the Army's 2006 power grab.

    Thailand’s Juan Perón

  • Thaksin's CEO style of government and "Thaksinomics" policies, as well as his handling of the tsunami crisis, have until now largely kept him popular with businesses and citizens alike.

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  • On the Red side are supporters of Mr. Thaksin, including business owners who benefited under his rule, and many rural voters especially in the north and northeast of the country who also reaped the rewards of his populist "Thaksinomics."

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  • And since 2006, when China unveiled a sweeping plan to redirect state investment to create a "new socialist countryside" in the hinterland, Beijing has repealed farm taxes, channeled millions to rural enterprises and otherwise sought to revitalize poor interior provinces (China reportedly sent a team to Thailand to study Thaksinomics back in 2003).

    A Leader Who Looms

  • In the Philippines, President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo once declared, "I am an unabashed disciple of Thaksinomics."

    A Leader Who Looms

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