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    Social cost of market exclusivity extension for patented medicines in Thailand : analysis of the effect of trips-plus provisions 

    Theerathorn Yoongthong; Adis Israngkura, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2012)

    Under the bilateral trade and investment negotiations with the United States, several developing countries were required to enforce the TRIPS-Plus provisions. The dramatic expansion of these U.S. intellectual property policies through the free trade agreement negotiations has precipitated the intense debate about the merits of these requirements between the United States and its trade partners in the developing world. On one hand, most low-income countries claim that very stringent intellectual property protection for pharmaceuticals will result ...
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    Wage inequality in manufacturing sector 

    Piyanan Suwanmana; Adis Israngkura, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2011)

    This study adopts regression-based decomposition proposed by Fields on Thailand Labor Force Surveys to investtigate the wage inequality in the manufacturing sector in Thailand during 1985-2005. The included variables are workers’ individual characteristics and their working status such as gender, marital status, family size, urbanization, education categories, experience, types of occupation, minimum wage zone, fringe benefit, domestic expenditure, and international trade. Ordinary regression states the significance of all explanatory variables ...
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    Welfare analysis of household demand for vehicle fuel 

    Wilaiwan Sirirotjanaput; Adis Israngkura, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2012)

    Thailand has adopted policies that promote the use of biofuel produced from local crops to reduce the country’s dependence on imported fossil fuel. The pricing policy was designed to encourage greater use in the transportation sector of gasohol, which is a blend of gasoline and ethanol. It consists of two measures, namely, a subsidy on gasohol and a tax on gasoline. Their effect was to make gasohol price lower than that of gasoline so that motorists might use more gasohol, which is a substitute to gasoline. However, the economic impact of the ...