General Prayuth Chan-ocha officially seized control of Thailand's government Thursday. This makes it the 12th such coup since 1932. How this coup will affect the Thai economy is still unclear, but if past coups are any indicator, the GDP could be heading for an upswing. ThaiCoups_1024 Coups D'Etat in Thailand result in a rising GDP. Photo: International Business Times/Hanna Sender