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    Early childhood education and child development outcomes in least developed countries: empirical evidence from Lao PDR 

    Manivone Phongsopha; Piriya Pholphirul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    Given the benefits of early childhood education, many countries try to ensure universal accessibility to early childhood education. However, with their limited budgets and chronic poverty, least developed countries face a huge disadvantage in providing access to early childhood education, especially for children of lower income families and those living in remote areas. This study aims to determine how accessibility to early childhood education and child development affects cognitive, learning, physical, and social-emotional readiness. We use ...
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    Early warning system for real economy : a case study of Thailand 

    Jeerawadee Pumjaroen; Preecha Vichitthamaros (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    The research aims to identify Composite Leading Indexes (CLIs) and develops the Early Warning System (EWS) by Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM). The objective of EWS is to forecast the Economic Cycle (EC) in short-term, medium-term, and long-term periods. Data from Thailand during Q1/2003-Q4/2008 are applied to pursue the purposes. The research uses Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as a proxy for the Thai economy, which is the target variable that EWS aims to early signal. The indicators from various economic sectors ...
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    Earnings management and firm value : the role of investor protection and corporate governance 

    Nopphon Tangjitprom; Kanogporn Narktabtee, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2012)
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    Economic and environmental impacts of rail transportation investment 

    Gritsana Patjakreng; Sompote Kunnoot (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    The transportation system in Thailand has been biased in favor of road transport as investment in rail transport involves large scale budget and government policy. The favorable attribute of rail transport is more competitive freight cost in exchange for large investment. This study employs the computable general equilibrium (CGE) model in ORANI tradition (Dixon et al., 1982) as the tool for the accounting of economic benefits, economic cost, environmental benefits and environmental costs. The increase in rail transport investment is feed ...
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    Economic burden on households with people with non-communicable diseases, with special reference to cancer: priorities for policy options pertaining to the Sri Lankan context 

    Jayasinghe, Rajapaksha Pathirathnage Chamarie Kanchana; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    Non-communicable diseases have become a major threat to Sri Lanka as well as all developing and developed countries. Though the government provides all health facilities free of charge at public hospitals, people have to bear the out-of-pocket expenditure. The expenditure compared to other diseases is double the burden from non-communicable diseases
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    An economic evaluation of electricity feed-in-tariff in Thailand 

    Kaesinee Tharisung; Adis Israngkura (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    This research aims to estimate the economic loss from the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) policy and also proposes an appropriate purchase price for each energy source in power generation. The study employs data from IRENA, IEA, IPCC, EIA, EGAT, EPPO, ERC, CEIC, the World Bank, and the Bureau of Trade and Economic Indices from the first quarter of 1993 through the first quarter of 2019. Before determining an appropriate purchase price, a demand and supply curve is created by using the Seemingly Unrelated Regression (SUR) method and investigating the ...
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    Economic significance of work experience : evidence from Thailand 

    Kritsada Wattanasaovaluk; Suchittra Chamnivickorn (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    The decline in labor force due to a rapid transition of population structure to an aging society in Thailand has raised concerns over economic potential of the country and demanded urgent policies to tackle the labor reduction problem. Promoting elderly employment is a possible way of addressing the reduction in labor force, as current and future seniors tend to be healthy and highly educated. They can maintain human capital and remain productive even after retirement. Elders are highly experienced and this human capital enables them to work ...
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    Education management for the generation of self-employment of graduates 

    Penkhae Siriwan; Choomphol Swasdiyakorn, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 1990)

    The rising trends of unemployment among the university graduates of Thailand resulting from the rapid expansion in higher education indicate the need for providing the university students with the opportunity to better prepare themselves for self-employment after graduation. The objectives of this dissertation are to investigate : (1) the future trend of self-employment generation among the university graduates, (2) the career status, entry and changes of the graduates, (3) the factors that influence career entry decision and career group ...
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    The effect of authentic leadership and innovation adoption on innovative work behavior in Thai context 

    Prapai Charoonnarth; Bung-on Sorod (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    The objective of this study was to examine the effect of Authentic Leadership (AL) on Innovative Work Behavior (IWB) with a consideration on the moderating effect of Innovation Adoption (IA) on that effect. Four questionnaires were used to collect data, aimed at measuring demographic information, authentic leadership, innovative work behavior, and innovation adoption of the respondents who were employees working in a private Thai company.  The authentic leadership and innovative work behavior questionnaires were derived from previous research, ...
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    The effect of change in output and inflation on nominal interest rate during the global financial crisis in the Eurozone, the United States, and Thailand and their differences 

    Lacko, Radovan; Vesarach Aumeboonsuke (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    This study focuses on the consequences of the global financial crisis as changes in output and inflation. By researching the effects of these changes, which are the main factors influencing monetary policy, on nominal interest rate, it is important to find out which of these two factors are more important when it comes to the Eurozone and to compare it with the Unites States’ and Thailand’s monetary policy. The paper will focus on comparing the effects of these two variables on nominal interest rate before the crisis and during the global ...
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    Effect of double college major (degree) on earning in Lao PDR 

    Houngthida Phetsinorath; Suchittra Chamnivickorn (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    There are few studies on the effect of double major (degree) and most studies concentrate on high income countries (Russell, Dolnicar, & Ayoub, 2008; Del Rossi & Hersch, 2008). These studies have found the positive relationship between double major and employment as well as earning in Australia, Singapore, and U.S. A growing number of Laos students pursue double major. However, double major (degree) actually gives graduates greater employment opportunities and earning than single major graduates has not been fully understood. This study aims ...
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    Effect of gender role on career advancement in Thai civil service 

    Supaluck Liamvarangkoon; Supamas Sethapongkul, chairperson (National Institute of Development Administration, 2002)
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    Effectiveness : the case study of hotels in Bangkok 

    Chinnawat Chueasraku; Boon-anan Phinaitrup (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    This research is aimed at specifying whether instructional design should accommodate learning preferences as well as to be proved the transitive relation between applying either mixed or matching training design with learning styles and work environment that defined as the training input factors to the training outcomes, which consist of service quality and organizational effectiveness. The quantitative method was employed to investigate the relationship and the influence as the cause and effect. Five hundred and sixty five (565) questionnaires ...
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    Effectiveness of emergency medical services networks 

    Chatrchanok Karnasuta; Tippawan Lorsuwannarat (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    This study is a network of emergency medical services outside of hospitals in the three provinces of  Khon Kaen, Nonthaburi, Ubon Ratchathani and Sa Kaeo provinces that has three objectives: 1) to study the operational processes of the network organization in Emergency Medical Services, 2) to study the effectiveness of the network organization in Emergency Medical Services, and 3) to present the models of the network organization in Emergency Medical Services right with Thailand that operated by Qualitative Research Methodology, In-Depth Interview, ...
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    Effectiveness of good governance in the Constitutional Organs 

    Keirov Krittateeranon; Anchana NaRanong, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    The objectives of this research are: 1) to study the administration of the Constitutional Organs when performing their duties about fact finding and comments in accordance with good governance principles and 2) to study the problems and difficulties in the implementation of fact finding and comments of the ...
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    Effectiveness of Tambon Administration Organizations 

    Sukhumrath Saributra; Pichit Pitaktepsombati, chairperson (National Institute of Development Administration, 2004)
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    Effects of a community drug prevention program on drug resistance of community and residents : a quasi-experimental study 

    Suwira Songmetta; Chindalak Vadhanasindhu, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2003)
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    The effects of collectivism-high performance work system and leader-member-exchange on organizational performance in the Thai hospitality industry 

    Wichai Limpitikranon; Ploy Suebvises (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    Drawing on the resource-based view (RBV) theory and social exchange theory (SET), this paper explores the relationship between collectivism-high performance work system, leader-member-exchange, human capital, and organizational citizenship behavior, together with their effects on the hotel performance in the Thai hospitality context.
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    The effects of corporate governance, human resource practices, and organizational wellbeing 

    Karnpaphim Auttajate; Montree Socatiyanurak (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    The effects of corporate governance, human resources practices, and organizational wellbeing on organizational performance of the companies listed on the stock exchanges in Thailand were the thesis title of this current study. Quantitative research approach was adopted to examine those effects. Its research objective was to investigate the direct and indirect effects of corporate governance, human resources practices, and organizational wellbeing on organizational performance. The companies listed on the stock exchange of Thailand and the market ...
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    The effects of dimensions of social media quality on user satisfaction: a cross-cultural comparison of Thai and Chinese users 

    Wang, Jing; Peerayuth Charoensukmongkol (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    This study was designed to investigate the influence of dimensions of social media quality (system, information, and service) on user satisfaction. Moreover, this study compared the cross-cultural results of these dimensions using data collected from 220 Chinese and 201 Thai social media users. Partial least squares regression was used to analyze the data. The analysis indicated that system, information, and service quality all were related positively to user satisfaction with social media both in Thai and Chinese people. This study provides ...