Thailand’s Economy and the Military Coup Trap

Thailand’s Economy and the Military Coup Trap

. BANGKOK — Fifteen billion dollars. That’s roughly the price tag of the coup d’état to date. And it’s the difference between the Thai economy, Southeast Asia’s second-biggest, stagnating, as it is now, or its chugging along at 4 percent, its average growth rate since 2001. When a group of generals led by Prayuth Chan-ocha […]