Board of Directors
S. Niggol Seo , PhD
Laura Bakkensen, Ph.D. (Yale Univ)
--School of Public Policy and Government, University of Arizona, Tuscon, Arizona.
--Expertise: Economics of hurricanes and climate change.
Thanyaporn Chankrajang, DPhil (U Cambridge)
: School of Economics, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok.
About the Muaebak Institute
The Muaebak Institute of Global Warming Studies (MIGWS) is an academic institution devoted to addressing unique challenges posed by global warming and climatic changes to humanity through research, education, and extension. The Muaebak Institute aspires to be a global institution that encompasses all fields of global warming studies, including economics, policy, technology, and sciences.
The Muaebak Institute is named after the muaebak legend of Wonhyo, a Korean Buddhist monk in the 7th century CE who is widely regarded as the preeminent scholar in the country's history.
of Global Warming Studies
Muaebak Institute Professors
S. Niggol SEO, PhD (06, Yale Univ)
Khemarat T. Teerasuwannajak, DPhil (U Nottingham)
: Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chulalongkorn University.
"She received the doctorate degree from School of Economics, University of Nottingham from her theoretical contributions on economics of R&D and industrial policy. Her main interests are competition policy, R&D policy to coordination issue in multi-agent environment and sustainable development. Over the past 10 years, she has been much engaged in fieldwork focusing on investigations of institutional factors underlying communities’ conflict of interests including the issue of natural resource management. This opportunity came at a time where a conflict between sustainable use of natural resources and poverty reduction policy in the North of Thailand was at its height."