About the Author
THAMMARAK MOENJAK has been deeply involved with various aspects of central banking since he started working at the Bank of Thailand (BOT) in 2000. His work experience includes modeling and forecasting, monetary policy strategy, reserves management, financial stability assessment, and corporate strategy. Aside from being the assistant chief representative of the Bank of Thailand at its New York Representative Office in 2008–2009, Thammarak was sent by the BOT and contracted as an IMF expert to help the Reserve Bank of Fiji develop a macroeconometric model for its use in the conduct of monetary policy. Thammarak recently completed a master degree in public management at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, where he was on the Dean’s List for Meritorous Performance, and was a Lee Kuan Yew Fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Thammarak has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and a PhD in Economics from the University of Melbourne.