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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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    The impact of intellectual property rights protection on technological progress 

    Visit Sripibool; Dararatt Anantanasuwong, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2010)

    Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) protection has been a continuing concern by most member countries of WTO. The central issue is whether to adopt a strong or weak IPR protection. Developed countries tend to use various types of pressure to induce developing countries to enforce IP law strictly. On the other hand, the TradeRelated Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) appears to require a minimum standard for IPR protection by its desire for IPR to contribute to the promotion of technological innovation. However, most developing and ...