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Chronicles from the field : the Townsend Thai project / Robert M. Townsend, Sombat Sakunthasathien, and Rob Jordan.

Author/Creator:
Townsend, Robert M., 1948-
Publication:
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2013.
Format/Description:
Book
xxi, 135 p. : ill., map , 24 cm
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Subjects:
Household surveys -- Thailand -- Methodology.
Households -- Thailand.
Thailand -- Social conditions -- 1986-.
Thailand -- Economic conditions -- 1986-.
Contents:
Introduction : the history of the Townsend Thai surveys
Discovering a country and a collaborator
The baseline survey : 60,000 questions in two months
The annual resurveys : the financial crisis and beyond
The monthly surveys
Developing the information systems : local knowledge and global technologies
Dreams and reality : expanding the project
Forging new ground : expanding to urban areas
Looking back : reflections of a survey veteran
Epilogue : research findings & policy recommendations / by Robert M. Townsend.
Notes:
Description based on print version record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the John Lammey Stewart Memorial Library Fund.
Contributor:
Sombat Sakunthasathien.
Jordan, Rob, 1976-
EBSCOhost
John Lammey Stewart Memorial Library Fund.
ISBN:
0262314150 (electronic bk.)
9780262314152 (electronic bk.)
9780262019071 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0262019078 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Publisher Number:
99953803794
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.