Browsing by Author "Saran Sarntisart"
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Determinants of antenatal care utilization in Lao PDR Palath Phanthoulack; Saran Sarntisart (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)
The healthy state of mother and child is very important and if well-addressed may result in a greater potential in terms of human capital as well as in the labor force. This can further positively affect productivity and the economic growth rate. The purpose of this research is to study the factors influencing its optimal attendance, and to assess how these factors differ between regions. To achieve these objectives, secondary data were obtained from the Lao Social Indicator Survey (LSIS) conducted during 2011-2012 at both the national and ...
ESSAYS IN MACROECONOMICS: A DSGE APPROACH SAMUEL KWESI DUNYO; SAMUEL KWESI DUNYO; Saran Sarntisart; ศรัณย์ ศานติศาสน์; National Institute of Development Administration. School of Development Economics; Saran Sarntisart; ศรัณย์ ศานติศาสน์ (National Institute of Development Administration, 12/8/2022)
This dissertation consists of two independent essays in macroeconomics. The first essay examined environmental policy and convexity of climate change damage functions while the second one analyzed the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on the Thai economy. Environmental Policy and Convexity of Climate Change Damage Functions: An Experiment with New Keynesian DSGE model. The paper seeks out to investigate how varying degree of convexity of climate change damage function affect economic output and the dynamic response of macroeconomic variables to shocks ...
Human capital, inequality and economic growth in Thailand Uddin, Md. Nasir; Saran Sarntisart (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)
This dissertation contains three papers concentrating on human capital, inequality and economic growth in Thailand. All three papers use the Labor Force Survey (LFS), conducted by National Statistical Office (NSO) in Thailand. First paper (Chapter two of this dissertation) aims to find intergenerational rate of transmission of human capital. As one of the major limitations of finding intergenerational rate of transmission is endogeneity problem, this paper contributes by proposing an alternative instrument to find rate of transmission of human ...
THE IMPACT OF FOREIGN BANK ENTRY ON DOMESTIC BANKS AND ECONOMY OF LAO PDR Chanhdavone Khamphoumy; Chanhdavone Khamphoumy; Saran Sarntisart; ศรัณย์ ศานติศาสน์; National Institute of Development Administration. School of Development Economics; Saran Sarntisart; ศรัณย์ ศานติศาสน์ (National Institute of Development Administration, 7/1/2023)
As the level of financial combination and liberalization increased considerably in the 1990s, the number and market share of foreign banks in Lao PDR has increased rapidly. The purpose of this thesis is to estimate the effects of foreign bank presence on the performance of domestic banks and the economy in the Lao PDR empirically. For the first model, a sample of 27 banks over the time period of 2012–2020 is used in the analysis of the effect on the performance of domestic banks, employing a panel data methodology by random effect model. The ...
The relationship between financial agglomeration and economic development : the case of the five provinces in Northwest China Xi, Xiao; Saran Sarntisart (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)
Finance is the general hub of modern market economy operation and plays a non-substitutable important position in economic progress. The fact of financial agglomeration in promoting the economy has been confirmed in the southeastern coastal areas of China, but for the inland areas of the northwest, there is still little research for this "new topic", this field of research is still waiting for people to explore. This paper firstly combs the relevant theories of financial agglomeration. On this basis, the five provinces that constitute the ...