|PRDE 695: Population Issues and Trends in ASEAN|
The regional integration of ASEAN and GMS and its impacts and implications on populations in Thailand and the ASEAN region, and the emerging social and economic trends among ASEAN populations. Development theories and major regional cooperation programs such as infrastructure development, regional connectivity, economic corridors, and environmental programs. GMS cooperation programs covering transport and communication, trade and investment, and labour migration. Emerging population issues and trends arising from ASEAN’s development such as human trafficking, environmental degradation, climate change, and economic disparity in the region.