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    Risk management and performance of state enterprises in Thailand 

    Natthita Rungwatthana; Montree Socatiyanurak (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    The objectives of this study were to investigate the elements having impacts on the quality of risk management practiced by state enterprises in Thailand, and to examine the connection between quality of risk management and the performance of state enterprises. The research employed the quantitative method using a survey response from 36 state enterprises, as well as secondary data collected from the database of the State Enterprise Policy Office, and the qualitative method conducted by means of in-depth interviews with 3 state enterprises ...
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    Risk perception prevention for international retirement migration 

    Munita Chootiraka; Suwaree Namwong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    This study attempts to fulfill the research gap concerning perceived risks of international retirement migration toward a tourism destination. The consequences of risk perception have influenced tourist behavior intention (Simpson, Cruz-Milan, & Gressel, 2014). Perceived risks reduction strategy helps to promote a destination image and trust (Cases, 2002; Kim, Qu, & Kim, 2009). Therefore, the research aim for this study is to seek for the answer to how to prevent risk perception for international retirement migration. To achieve the research ...
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    Risk, uncertainty, and insurance in Thai aricultural households 

    Aeggarchat Sirisankanan; Pungpond Rukumnuaykit (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    For the first time, this paper uses three-wave Thai household panel data for the entire country over the period 2005 to 2007 to investigate the impact of income shocks and income uncertainty on Thai agricultural households based on the permanent income hypothesis (PIH) and precautionary saving hypothesis. It then tests their consumption smoothing mechanisms both over time and across households. The general objective of the study is to test the PIH and precautionary saving hypothesis; specifically to test the impact of income shocks and income ...
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    Risk-based overbooking model 

    Murati Soomboon; Kannapha Amaruchkul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    In this study, a two- class revenue management ( RM) model, which combines two of the most important RM strategies for a passenger airline: overbooking and seat inventory control is proposed. Using this model, it is possible to concurrently find both the optimal booking limit and the optimal overbooking limit. Consequently, on a closed- form expression for an optimal booking/ overbooking limit, sensitivity analysis was analytically assessed by changing model parameters such as revenue, the penalty cost associated with unsatisfied demand, the show- ...
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    Robust financial trading system with Deep Q Network (DQN) 

    Sutta Sornmayura; Vesarach Aumeboonsuke (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    Forex trading is one of the most attractive areas in finance. However, developing the profitable trading system is not an easy task because it requires extensive knowledge in several areas such as quantitative analysis, financial skills, and computer programming. Trading system expert, as a human, also bring in their own bias to develop the system. The trading system developers will prefer some markets over others, prefer some indicators over others, and prefer some trading time frame over others. Moreover, developing the trading system will also ...
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    Robustifying regression models 

    Renumas Gulasirima; Pachitjanut Siripanich, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2006)
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    Role of Tambon Administrative Organizations, community organizations and individuals in natural resources and environmental conservation 

    Phahol Sakkatat; Kanikar Sookasame, chairperson (National Institute of Development Administration, 2003)
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    Roles of digital media, factors affecting cyberbullying behaviors among Thai youths, and preventive and corrective approaches 

    Napawan Archaphet; Warat Karuchit (National Institute of Development Administration)

    The study is mixed methods research, comprising both quantitative and qualitative research, aimed to study 1) the characteristics of Thai youths risky for cyberbullying and being cyberbullied, 2) cyberbullying behaviors of Thai youths, 3) media, psychological, and social factors influencing cyberbullying of Thai youths, 4) roles of digital media on cyberbullying of Thai youths, and 5) preventive and corrective approaches or guidelines to deal with cyberbullying among Thai youths. The questionnaires were collected from 400 youths aged 13-18 years ...
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    Roles of discourses and the meanings of same-sex marriage communicated in the news of mass media in Thailand 

    Siriwat Mathet; Asawin Nedpogaeo (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    The research, entitled “Roles of Discourses and the Meanings of Same-Sex Marriage Communicated in the News of Mass Media in Thailand,” reflects the study of meaning construction and power through discursive practice on same-sex marriage via the presentation of news of mass media in Thailand, including the study on the perception and interpretation of receivers with different social experiences and backgrounds. The concepts of sexual diversity, marriage, same-sex marriage, discourse, and discourse analysis, including audience analysis by a cultural ...
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    Roles of e-government in enhancing good governance of public sector organizations in Pakistan 

    Haque, Sirajul; Pairote Pathranarakul, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2011)
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    Roles of managers and stakeholders perception on solar technology adoption intention : a case of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMES) in Lagos state, Nigeria 

    Ajah, Simon Nnaemeka; Pairote Pathranarakul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2021)

    Power shortages are rampant in Africa, and Nigeria is not an exception. Further, solar technology as a viable alternative source of electricity, which would mitigate this problem, has been slow to be adopted. This study explored the impact of attitude from the theory of planned behavior, disruptive innovation activities (DIA), awareness-knowledge, and opportunities and barriers for managers (owners) of MSME in terms of their intention to adopt solar technology for their business. A sequential mixed-method approach was adopted in this study. First, ...
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    Roles of people's media for violence negotiation in deep South Thailand's peace process 

    Samatcha Nilaphatama; Asawin Nedpogaeo (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    This research aims to study the negotiation role of people’s media against violence under the context of peace process in the deep south Thailand through an emergence and development of the public space initiated by local civil society actors. This research applies the qualitative methods to study the practices of 8 people’s media organizations during 2017-2018 by gathering data from the field works, as well as document analysis and textual analysis. Based on the analytical framework of the concepts of citizen’s media, public sphere, and speech ...
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    Route map analysis for fire evacuation planning in a slum community in Bangkok 

    Kunyaphat Thanakunwutthirot; Napong Nophaket (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    Fire is a major problem that causes loss of life and property. Fire incidents eventually occur with old community neighborhoods that have landmarks within or around. Small communities and slums in the inner area of Bangkok, Thailand’s capital city, are risk because they are also historical and cultural sites. Important government agencies of Bangkok are sometime also built in such area. In contrast, most Bangkok slums still lack measures or guidelines for managing the accessibility and fire safety. To prevent fire damage and redundant accidents ...
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    RSPO model compliance promotion of oil palm smallholder farmer in Chumphon 

    Sirisuda Noothimthong; Karika Kunta (National Institute of Development Administration, 2021)

    This study aimed to study Knowledge and understanding, attitude, motivation and acceptance of RSPO standard for small oil palm farmers in Chumphon Province, to study factors affecting oil palm farmers to be certified by RSPO and to propose a practical model to promote RSPO among farmers. The study was conducted with qualitative and quantitative research methods. Questionnaires were collected from 390 small oil palm farmers who have not been certified by RSPO. The collected data was used for descriptive statistics, correlation analysis and multiple ...
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    Rural-urban migration trend and employment status : a case study in Bangkok Metropolis 

    Chuta Manusphaibool; Boonserm Weesakul, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 1990)

    This study treated rural-urban migration as the in-migrants from other provinces into the Bangkok Metropolitan Area. The various social and economic problems occurred in the capital city are partly due to the rapid population growth. The tremendous influx of in-migrants to the Bangkok Metropolis over the past two decades may contributed to the growth rate and may turn to create greater problems. The rural in-migrants are predominantly single young men and women. The employed in-imgrants in the Bangkok Metropolis are mainly engaged in work status ...
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    Safety, occupational health and environmental management system model for small and medium-sized enterprises 

    Thepporn Jaroenroy; Chutarat Chompunth (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    The objectives of this study are: 1) to identify the occupational health risks, environmental aspects, motivators, and barriers to adopting the integrated safety, occupational health and environmental management system in small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises of metal products in Thailand; 2) to identify the factors that related the adoption of the integrated safety, occupational health and environmental management system in SMEs; 3) to design an integrated safety, occupational health and environmental management system from the ...
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    Scale economies and the potential gain from local amalgamation in Thailand 

    Kobkan Panphong; Santi Chaisrisawatsuk (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    Local government policies have been strongly linked to the principles of subsidies and decentralization in Thailand since 1997. The distribution model for local government organizations is linked to the suitability or need for change, which often depends on the economic efficiency and size of the local government organization in terms of population, i.e. economies of scale. This study contributes to the discussion on economies of scale under the conditions of Thai local administrative organizations based on the Cobb-Douglas production function ...
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    School expenditure leakage and efficiency : the case of Thai compulsory education 

    Jiradate Thasayaphan; Dararatt Anantanasuwong, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2010)

    The objectives of this study are to compute the leakage of public expenditure, to diagnose weak institutional capacity, and to measure the efficiency and factors that affect the performance of the schools in Thai compulsory education. The frame of reference of the study is the school-based management framework, and the models used to compute efficiency are Data Envelopment Analysis, Stochastic Frontier Analysis, and Bayesian Stochastic Frontier Analysis model. The samples were randomly drawn from small-sized, lower secondary schools from ...
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    Screening for bid rigging in rural road procurement of Thailand 

    Sutthi Suntharanurak; Amornrat Apinunmahakul, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2012)

    The fundamental objective of public procurement is to promote efficiency in the procurement process especially to ensure that the supplier offers the lowest price given the acceptable quality of goods and services through a bidding process. However, the collusion among bidders is still a critical problem of public procurement especially the main form of collusion is bid rigging behavior. In Thailand, the government has enacted “Anti-Collusion Law” since 1999; however, bid rigging behavior is still a pervasive problem in public procurement auctions. ...
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    Securities brokerage regulation : the effectiveness of regulation implementation 

    Sid Suntrayuth; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2011)

    The roles of the capital market have been seen to be very critical in the economic development of Thailand. The capital market plays a critical role in mobilizing savings for investment in productive assets, with views to enhancing countries’ long-term growth prospects. On the other hand, the roles of the securities brokerage firms can be seen as intermediaries that provide linkages between investors and the capital market. Many of the financial supervisory agencies in the different jurisdictions have been trying to initiate various regulations ...