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Date:
3 August 2017
Country:
Bangkok Thailand
Title:
What Bangkok’s crackdown tells us about the multiple roles of street vendors everywhere
Publication:
Citiscope
Reporter:
Sarah Reed, Sally Roever and Narumol Nirathron, .
Description:

The Thai capital’s attempt to ban the city’s popular food vendors prompted international outrage. But the most significant effects are being felt locally.

An ongoing study by researchers from Thammasat University and WIEGO seeks to estimate the change in food expenditure for consumers of different income levels, should vendors disappear from city streets.

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