Chapika Sangkapitux

Doctor of Philosophy in Environment and Public Policy (1998) MONASH UNIVERSITY, Faculty of Arts, Department of Geography and Environmental Science. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Biography

I have a long-standing academic background and teaching experience in environmental, resource and development economics. My employment history is as follows;

Researcher

Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, June 2011- March 2013

Academic editing of books and book chapters under the projects of “The Green Fiscal Mechanism and Reform for Low Carbon Development: East Asia and Europe,” and “Multi-level Environmental Governance for Sustainable Development”


- Adjunct Senior Assistant Professor

Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, November 2009 – February 2011

Coordinator of the International Platform for Asian Agricultural Education, a network of three Japanese universities (Kyushu University, Kobe University, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Forestry), two Thai universities (Kasetsart University, Chiang Mai University) and one German university (University of Hohenheim), supported by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

Assistant Professor in Agricultural and Resource Economics

Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, Chiang Mai University, Thailand, May 2003 – March 2009.

Program director of the Masters’ program “Agricultural Economics”, coordinator of EU Asia-Europe exchange program (Erasmus-Mundus “Eurasia”), lectures at B.Sc. and M.Sc. level, supervision of M.Sc. thesis work and B.Sc. special project, research in the field of agricultural and resource economics under national and international cooperation programs, invited reviewer for journal and conference papers, consultancy work for Royal Project Foundation, Thailand, Winrock Foundation, USA and World Bank, Washington, DC, USA.

- Lecturer in Agricultural and Resource Economics

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Faculty of Economics, Kasetsart University, Thailand, March 1989 – April 2003.

Lectures at B.Sc. and M.Sc. level, supervision of M.Sc. thesis work and B.Sc. special project, research in the field of agricultural and resource economics under national and international cooperation programs, consultancy work for Royal Forest Department, Thailand Research Fund and Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).

 

Research | Current

My research interests are in the fields of environmental and resource economics, choice modelling, payments for environmental services, and agricultural multifunctionality.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Sangkapitux, C., Suebpongsang, P., Punyawadee, V., Pimpaoud, N., Konsurin, J., & Neef, A. (2017). Eliciting citizen preferences for multifunctional agriculture in the watershed areas of northern Thailand through choice experiment and latent class models. Land Use Policy, 67, 38-47. 10.1016/j.landusepol.2017.05.016
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Andreas Neef
  • Sangkapitux, C., Suebpongsang, P., Punyawadee, V., Pimpaoud, N., Konsurin, J., & Neef, A. (2013). Citizen Preferences for Multifunctional Agriculture in the Watershed Areas of Northern Thailand: A Latent Class Choice Model. Paper presented at International Choice Modelling Conference 2013, Sydney, Australia. 3 July - 5 July 2013. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Andreas Neef
  • Ahlheim, M., Ekasingh, B., Frör O, Kitchaicharoen, J., Neef, A., Sangkapitux, C., & Sinphurmsukskul, N. (2010). Better than their reputation: enhancing the validity of contingent valuation mail survey results through citizen expert groups. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 53 (2), 163-182. 10.1080/09640560903529196
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Andreas Neef
  • Sangkapitux, C., Neef, A., Polkongkaew, W., Pramoon, N., Nonkiti, S., & Nanthasen, K. (2009). Willingness of upstream and downstream resource managers to engage in compensation schemes for environmental services. International Journal of the Commons, 3 (1), 41-41. 10.18352/bmgn-lchr.123
  • Becu, N., Neef, A., Schreinemachers, P., & Sangkapitux, C. (2008). Participatory computer simulation to support collective decision-making: Potential and limits of stakeholder involvement. Land Use Policy, 25 (4), 498-509. 10.1016/j.landusepol.2007.11.002
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Andreas Neef
  • Sangkapitux, C., Elstner, P., & Neef, A. (2007). Evolution of management systems for household water in the northern Thai highlands. Paper presented at 2nd IASTED International Conference on Water Resources Management, Honolulu, HI. 20 August - 22 August 2007. Proceedings of the Second IASTED International Conference on Water Resources Management. (pp. 6).
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Andreas Neef
  • Sangkapitux, C., & Neef, A. (2006). Assessing water tenure security and livelihoods of highland people in northern Thailand. Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 45 (4 SPEC. ISS.), 377-396.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Andreas Neef
  • Neef, A., Elstner, P., Sangkapitux, C., Chamsai, L., Bollen, A., & Kitchaicharoen, J. (2005). Diversity of Water Management Systems: Examples from Hmong and Thai Communities in Mae Sa Watershed, Northern Thailand. Mountain Research and Development, 25 (1), 20-24. 10.1659/0276-4741(2005)025[0020:DOWMS]2.0.CO;2
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Andreas Neef