Christopher John Baker (born 1948) is a Thailand-based British writer who has made his home in Bangkok for more than 20 years. He is the co-author of A History of Thailand, Thaksin: The Business of Politics in Thailand, Thailand's Boom and Bust, and Thailand's Crisis, all written with his wife, Dr. Pasuk Phongpaichit. He was the principal writer of the United Nations Development Programme's Thailand Human Development Report 2007: Sufficiency Economy and Human Development, which praised King Bhumibol Adulyadej's self-sufficient economy theory.
- ^ Chris Baker, Pasuk Phongpaichit. A History of Thailand. Cambridge University Press. Back cover. ISBN 0-521-81615-7.
- ^ Simon Long, "The Best Books," The Economist, May 18, 2010. http://www.economist.com/node/16155881