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    Bank competition and the linkage to stability and growth: international evidence and implication to Thailand 

    Sanhapas Laowattanabhongse; Sorasart Sukcharoensin (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    Over the past two decades, the impact of bank competition to financial stability as well as to economic growth has been the center of interest for both academicians and practitioners. The recent financial crises throughout the globe further exhibit the urgent need to conclude the relationship between (1) bank competition and financial stability and (2) bank competition and economic growth. This dissertation, therefore, attempts to fill in the literature gap of both competition-stability and competition-growth nexuses by using a sample of 81 ...
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    Banner advertising management for local online travel agencies 

    Kamonthat Nualanan; Rugphong Vongsaroj (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    This empirical study examined the effects of local online travel agencies’ banner advertising belief factors on inbound tourists’ attitude toward banner advertising and the effects of inbound tourists’ attitude toward banner advertising on banner advertising effectiveness. The results of structural equation modeling could partially confirm the belief-attitude-effectiveness relations for local online travel agencies’ banner advertising from the perspective of inbound tourists. The empirical results from this study indicated that the features ...
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    Behavioral approach to portfolio selection 

    Kumnoon Narakornpijit; Pariyada Sukcharoensin (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    Behavior plays an important role in people’s decision making, for example, different decision making can occur during happy and unhappy time. Behavioral factors also affect the decision making in the investment that cause unreasonable decision making in many investment situations. Many behavioral theories have been developed to explain human’s behavior, which some of them are also applied to the investment. This research focuses on studying the portfolio investment in Thailand by two of the well-known theories for portfolio selection, which are ...
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    Behavioral interventions for choice decisions: convenience and visibility interventions versus taste preference 

    Rapeepat Manasoontorn; Prasopchoke Mongsawad (National Institute of Development Administration, 2021)

    Successful behavioral interventions to reduce the consumption of unhealthy food help lessen the burden of non-communicable diseases. In prior research, a conventional approach such as providing nutrition information could not overcome the  “tasty” impact of unhealthy food. This study is a field experiment, conducting in a casual restaurant, designed to assess the effects of behavioral- and cognitively-oriented interventions on healthy meal choice. The interventions include convenience enhancement, visibility enhancement and a combination of the ...
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    Beijing film academy in search of individuation 

    Chitti Urnorakankij; Patchanee Cheyjunya (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    “Beijing Film Academy in Search of Individuation” is a qualitative research aiming to study instructional curriculum of Beijing Film Academy (BFA) , social context, and other environmental factors, such as the quality of BFA students, instructors, and executives, including related physical factors. The Concept of Individuation of Gilbert Simondon and A Theory of Practice of Pierre Bourdieu, including the Concept of Knowledge and Power of Michel Foucault is used as a framework for this study. Data collection is conducted by documentary ...
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    BOI Zone 3 investment promotion policy : an analysis of policy outputs and impacts 

    Manvipa Indradat; Thavanrat Vorathepputipong, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 1999)
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    Candlestick chart pattern recognition 

    Touchpakorn Dhammathanapatchara (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    The technical analysis of stocks and trends has been used by traders for decades to predict a particular market movement. The candlestick chart pattern analysis is a widely-used technical analysis technique. With a large number of patterns, manually identifying patterns from a price chart has been found to be difficult; thus an automatic means is needed to aid investors. In this research the candlestick chart pattern recognition technique is discussed, which can effectively identify candlestick chart patterns and their evaluation.
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    Capacity of the planning agency and national development plan implementation effectiveness: a comparative study of Thailand and Malaysia 

    Patcharawan Ubonloet; Nattha Vinijnaiyapak (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    The Economic Planning Unit or EPU of Malaysia and the Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board or the NESDB of Thailand play a major role in setting the direction of country development through national development plans. The objectives of this study were to study why the development outcomes of Malaysia are better than those in Thailand in many areas, especially after the 1997 financial crisis, and how organization theory contributes to development plan implementation and effectiveness evaluation. This research was qualitative ...
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    Capital structure and market power 

    Prajya Ngamjan; Aekkachai Nittayagasetwat (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    Employing a sample set of 289 Thai listed firms during 2005-2014, the research found that leverage leads to increasing market power as measured by Tobin’s Q and sales growth. The explanation is given by the limited liability theory; that is, a firm employs debt as a commitment tool to compete aggressively in product markets. The main finding remained robust through different leveraged firms/groups, different market concentration groups, different time periods, and in different industrial sectors. Additionally, leverage had stronger effects ...
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    Capital structures of listed firms in ASEAN 

    Pornpen Thippayana; Aekkachai Nittayagasetwat (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    The objective of this dissertation is to study the firm-, industry-, and countrylevel factors influencing the capital structures of the listed firms in ASEAN. The 3,750 samples are collected annually for 12 years from 2000 to 2011, resulting in 45,000 firm-year observations. The pooled ordinary least squared regression is used in the analysis for all combined three-level features. The leverage measures cover various proxies of capital structures. The evidence shows that firm size and tangibility are significantly and positively related to ...
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    Career and life coping strategies : a case study from ministry of public administration in Bangladesh 

    Karim, Mohammad Rezaul; Juree Vichit-Vadakan (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    This study was conducted to achieve the objectives of identifying the socioeconomic factors that influence career choice, analyzing the organizational factors inhibiting professionals’ career and life, and analyzing the coping strategies utilized by the professionals in encountering those barriers.
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    Causal factors affecting integrated policy implementation of tourism in Thailand 

    Nuttaprachya Nantavisit; Kassara Sukpatch (National Institute of Development Administration, 2021)

    The research of “Causal factors affecting integrated policy implementation of Tourism in Thailand.” is the study of causal factors affecting the integrated policy implementation and the proposal of integrated policy implementation model of tourism to implicate administrative policies' directions to sectors responsible for implementing policy based on the national tourism development plan. Therefore, the researcher revised the literature review, concepts, theories and related researches in both of Thailand and overseas in order to achieve the ...
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    Causal relationship model of motivation and masculine culture influencing teachers' job engagement and performance competency in Bangkok educational service areas 

    Lalida Kasemnet; Nisada Wedchayanon (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    The aim of this research was to develop the causal relationship model of motivation and masculine culture influencing teachers’ job engagement and performance competency in Bangkok Educational Service Areas.
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    Central government intervention to local government performance case study of Parknum Samutprakan and Kalasin municipality 

    Chalermpol Saributra; Udom Tumkosit (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    This study has the following four objectives: 1) to examine the nature of intervention on local government organization through public policy; 2) to determine the implications of central government intervention with regards to contents and execution of the local government development plans; 3) to investigate the patterns of local government adaptation in response to central government intervention; and 4) to study local government organizations’ problems and obstacles, and identify recommendations that may be useful to management of ...
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    CEO reputations and dividend payouts 

    Danai Likitratcharoen; Tatchawan Kanitpong, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2011)

    Over the past decades, there have been numerous discussions about the influence of dividend policy and the value of firms. In many of the literature in this field, frameworks have been developed to show that dividend policy has implications for firms’ value in the imperfect and inefficient capital markets. If dividend policy has an influence on the firm’s value, then it is worth exploring the factors that have an influence on dividend policy. Past literature has found a large number of firm-specific variables as the determinants of dividend policy. ...
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    Child labor and school dropout in least-developed countries: Empirical evidence from Lao PDR 

    Xayavong, Thidavong; Piriya Pholphirul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    Even though topics related to child labor and school dropout have been studied worldwide, little attention has focused on child labor and school dropout in the least-developed countries. This paper examines the impact of child labor on school dropout by using national representative data from the Labor Force and First Child Labor survey in the Lao PDR, which serves as a case study of a least-developed country. The endogeneity of child labor to school dropout was controlled by using an average wage of children by province as an instrumental variable. ...
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    Child labor force participation : a case study of rural households in Kanchanaburi Province 

    Uraiwan Amornimit; Anek Hirunraks, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 1997)

    In many less developed societies, children at young ages participate in the labor force. Although the extent of that participation has not been well documented, it is wildly known that the number is quite significantly large and the most important determinant of this phenomenon is poverty. / The objectives of this dissertation are to: (1) estimate the future trends of child labor participation both at national and Kanchanaburi provincial levels, (2) investigate the influence of various household factors such as demography, economy, sociology and ...
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    Christianity and english language teaching: a case study of christian missionary teachers in Thailand 

    Kampeeporn Santipochana; Lee, Yu-Hsiu (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    The purpose of this study is to investigate influences and correlations between the Christian faith and English language teaching in Thailand. Central research questions explore the religious beliefs leading Evangelical Christian teachers to integrate their Christian faith and how the participants make such integrations into their classroom management strategies. Fifteen missionary teachers in a Christian language school in Bangkok were selected for this investigation. Data were obtained by semi-structure interviews. Results have revealed ...
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    Claims modeling with and alternative gamma-exponentiated weibull distribution and ruinprobability approximation 

    Pawat Paksaranuwat; Samruam Chongcharoen (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    In this dissertation, two studies that are beneficial for actuaries and the insurance business are proposed. In the first study, an exponentiated Weibull distribution using gamma-generated distribution is modified to obtain an alternative gamma-exponentiated Weibull (AGEW) distribution; its sub-models include both gamma and Weibull distributions, both of which are popular in claims modeling by insurance companies. Its basic structural properties such as distribution function, density function, and moments were investigated. Moreover, the ...
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    Co-production of public healthcare service in local communities: a case study of the family care team 

    Kankhahath Piyakarn; Chandranuj Mahakanjana (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    The objectives of this research study are 1) To study the structure and operation of the Family Care Team, a network of health promotion and disease prevention services under Thai health security system, 2) To study the components of public co-production in the management of public healthcare services for Thai local communities by the Family Care Team, and 3) To study the factors of the coproduction of public healthcare services for Thai local communities. This study is a qualitative research using the methods of document study, in-depth interviews, ...