• Polwasit Lhakard college of social science , National Chengchi University


Public Administration, Thailand 4.0


“Thailand 4.0” as a policy was formulated by Thai government to move the country from the notorious middle-income trap, income discrepancy and unbalanced development, into sustainability and prosperity, especially in the face of the fourth-generation industrial revolution. The government laid a 20-year plan with focus on inner strength building and connectivity with the world community as part of the triple helix model—cooperation between academia, private sector and governments, to foster economic and social development through a civil state mechanism. Due to extensive involvement from all parties in this model, the state must be reformed into a digital government with improved working process related to the 4.0 policy, extensive participation from the state, implementation of “smart government” idea and mutual integration into value-based economy like developed countries.


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How to Cite

Lhakard , P. . (2020). CHANGES IN PUBLIC ADMISTRATION IN RESPONSE TO THAILNDS 4.0 POLICY. Pathumthani University Academic Journal, 12(2), 467–483. Retrieved from