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Chantawit Tantasith is a DPhil candidate at ODID. His thesis studies the drivers of income inequality and the distributional consequences of monetary policy in a developing-country context. Before pursuing a doctoral degree, he worked as a Senior Economist at the central bank of Thailand, formulating monetary policy strategy and conducting policy analysis. He completed his master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School and a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Economics from London School of Economics.