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    A comparative study of the determinants and effects of China, Japan and South Korea's foreign aid policies 

    Shin, Jun Ho; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    This study investigates the determinants and effects of foreign aid policies, exploring the adaptability of the public finance theories of the pull and push factors such as economic-demographic theory, compensation theory, and incrementalism for the East Asian donor countries. To test this, the relationships between the socioeconomic factors and the volume of aid given to their partner countries by China, Japan, and South Korea were examined utilizing panel data analysis (pull factors), correlation analysis (push factors), and ordinary least ...
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    The country-level analysis of institutional factors affecting the foreign direct investment (FDI) in 6 Asean countries 

    Chanatip Suksai; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This empirical study is a country-based analysis aiming to investigate how institutional factors (primary economic and social determinants) affect the FDI inflows in six ASEAN countries, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam during the period of 1990-2016. This study uses a mixed-methods research approach employing a pooled data multiple regression technique to analyze the significant determinants of FDI in the ASEAN region at the country level from a holistic approach.   The findings revealed that, ...
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    The effects of the socioeconomic, governance and political determinants of the local educational outcomes of provincial administrative organizations 

    Morakot Muthuta; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    In the previous studies on the determinants of public expenditure and public policy outcomes, only socioeconomic and political factors are taken into account. This study, however, has shed new light on how governance factors affect local public expenditure and policy outcomes especially on local education. Provincial Administrative Organizations (PAO) is one of the local administrative organization types which is assigned to administrate education institutes or support education systems or to perform both functions. Therefore, it could play ...
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    Governance, openness, and economic performance : an empirical study of Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa 

    Chanatip Wangworawong; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    The relationship between governance, openness, and economic performance of a country has been a topic of significant interest, not only among scholars but also policymakers in all countries around the world. The objectives of this study were: first, to examine the relationship between governance, openness, and economic performance in the context of developing countries; second, to examine how each factor makes a difference in the way in which countries develop; and third, to examine the differences in the relationships among governance, ...
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    Promoting inclusive development through allocation of national resources: the case of basic education in Ghana 

    Abubakari, Maliha; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    Economic growth and poverty reduction have generally recorded monumental gains in the last two decades globally. On the other hand, worldwide regional inequality has widened considerably. In the year 2009, spatial or regional inequality was one of the major themes of the World Development Report. Similarly, Goal 10 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals aims at reducing inequalities within and among countries. These examples point to the relevance of issues of inequalities in contemporary global discourse on development. This study ...
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    SOCIO-ECONOMIC, POLITICAL AND SOCIAL CAPITAL FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE THE STATE EXPENDITURE: A COMPARISON OF RURAL COMMUNITIES IN THE MALDIVES 

    Mohamed Zahir; Ponlapat Buracom (NIDA, 10/7/19)

    The Maldives is a nation in the Indian Ocean that includes approximately 1200 coral islands in 21 clusters known as atolls. For administrative purposes, these atolls are grouped into seven provinces located geographically in the Central, Northern, and Southern areas. These island communities operate as groups, which explains to some extent the unequal allocation of resources among the rural communities and Central city, as many studies have supported. Therefore, to understand the unequal distribution of wealth in rural communities, it is very ...
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    The implementation of small and medium-sized enterprise development in the rice sector of myanmar 

    Oo, Naylin; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    This study has three objectives in assessing the implementation of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) development in the rice sector of Myanmar. This study attempted to 1) assess the current status of SME development in the rice sector; 2) identify the level of perceptions of the factors affecting the implementation of SME development in Myanmar; and 3) study the impact of policy implementation on different types of businesses in the rice sector of Myanmar. ...