Saowalak Boonaiem


Room 401, 12 Southpark Terrace, Glasgow G12 8LG

Research title: Tax Incentives and Foreign Direct Investment in Thailand

Research Summary

Research interests-

Public Economics and Macroeconomics


  • 2019 : Awarded Runner-up from the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition at University of Glasgow (£500 grant for research)
  • 2018 : PhD scholarship from Ministry of Finance (Thailand) 
  • 2010 : Undergraduate Intelligence Scholarship (UiS) from the Royal Thai Government 
  • 2009 : King Bhumibol Scholarship from Kasetsart University, Thailand

Additional Information

Saowalak holds a BSc in Cooperative Economics with first class honours from Kasetsart University, Thailand and a MSc in Applied Economics with merit from the University of Strathclyde. She was recruited by the Royal Thai Government through a fast track programme from talented undergraduates nationwide and works as a Tax Economist in the Revenue Department of Thailand. Saowalak has a great interest in tax incentives, tax policy and international tax systems.