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    Happiness and its influencing factors among household heads in urban and rural areas of Thailand 

    Chichaya Changrian; Pichit Pitaktepsombati, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2010)
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    Health care seeking patterns and its implication on health expenditure in Thailand 

    Vipavee Pijitbundarn; Anek Hirunraks, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 1993)

    The objectives of this study are to estimate the number of ill persons and sources of midical care, to identify factors influencing the probability of seeking medical care, as well as to estimate the amount of expenditure for the outpatients, inpatients in public and private hospital. Secondary data were obtained from two major sources : The 1986 Health and Welfare Survey undertaken by the National Statistics Office and other national data from the National Economic and Social Development Board. Primary data about private hospital was assembled ...
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    Health care utilization and impacts of acute illness on wealth of aging population in Thailand 

    Suwimon Nunta; Udomsak Seenprachawong, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2009)
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    Health decentralization policy to local administrative organizations : an alternative model for Thailand 

    Kowin Viwathpongpan; Pairote Pathranarakul, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2006)
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    Health needs assessment for reinventing health centers in Bangkok Metropolis 

    Duangjai Rattanathanya; Suchart Prasith-rathsint, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2001)
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    Holistic view on successful aging: life course and current factors determining successful aging in Thailand 

    Suphicha Booranavitayaporn; Sid Suntrayuth (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    Aging population is a global phenomenon. In Asia, aging population is rapidly increasing in many countries with less preparation compared to the western countries. The proportion of older adults is considerably higher and demanding the attention to understand successful aging. Researchers have long shown interest to understand the meaning and also the complex factors leading to successful aging. However, much of their understanding are limited to uni-dimensional aspects either biomedical or social facet.  This dissertation studied holistic view ...
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    Hospital charge policy : a case study in Thailand regional hospitals 

    Jarurat Yanggratoke; Vinit Songpratoom, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2001)
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    Hospitality management and its factors : a comparative study of public and private hospitals in Thailand 

    Mayuree Yotawut; Chindalak Vadhanasindhu (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    The objectives of this research were to identify the perceived service obtained by customers and to examine the opinion of employees towards hospitality management in both public and private hospitals in Thailand. Based on the objectives of the study, the theoretical linkage between the hospitality factors affecting customer satisfaction, which consist of service, employee behavior, and physical environment, was explored. Moreover, the theoretical linkage between service quality (mediating variable) and employee satisfaction, which consist ...
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    Household expenditure for children's education 

    Kamoltip Arthaud; Preecha Vichitthamaros, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2008)
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    Household expenditure, debt and happiness in the rural area 

    Weerachai Thavornthon; Duanpen Theerawanviwat, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2009)
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    How do local governments manage their performance? the effect of psm, organizational, and environmental determinants on effective performance management in Ghana: the case of local government employees in the greater accra region 

    Abane, Juliana Abagsonema; Boon-anan Phinaitrup (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    Managing people for development is not an easy task and at the same time finding a management tool to effectively unleash the potential of employees to contribute to development through a local government system may appear a difficult exercise.  In the management literature, reference is made to several tools developed, especially in private sector, to make organisations monitor and use performance information to measure employees’ performance. However, the managerial principles that govern the public sector make it highly challenging to introduce ...
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    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 ...
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    Identification of target population needing health services : basic minimum needs approach 

    Wimonruedee Wansorn; Suwanlee Piampiti, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 1988)

    The study concentrates only on the low income care (LIC) or free medical care program. The data for this analysis are obtained from documents relevant to the program and the sampled survey in Mahasarakham in March, 1986. The head of a household, a spouse or a family member who could give sufficient information about the household, was randomly interviewed. Altogether, the 727 sampled households composed 2 groups, low income card holders and non low income card holders, according to the criteria of LIC provision of the Ministry of Public Health. ...
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    Identities and communication network of the middle-class underground lotto gamblers 

    Wachirarat Nirantechaphat; Asawin Nedpogaeo (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    This research has the objectives to study the identies of middle-class underground lotto gamblers and the subsequent development of the communication network. The study examines the connection among major dealers, small dealers, sellers, and middle-class underground lotto gamblers. It is a qualitative research utilizing in-depth interview for data collection from 15 respondents from Nakhon Ratchasima Province. The respondents have more than 5 years experience with income more than 18,000 baht. Consideration would be made based on the occupation, ...
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    Image parsing using local features of superpixels and genetic algorithm 

    Joseph, Ferdin Joe John; Surapong Auwatanamongkol (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    Image porsing is a new avenue in the field of Computer Vision and Machine Learning. Similar to parsing of text into meaningful tokens and classifying them based on the user discretions, images are also parsed to understand the contents of the image. In this regard, there lies a need for image parsing systems to parse the images and understand the contents of the images in an efficient way. In the recent past various image parsing methodologies are proposed with huge fcaturc sct and ambiguity in performance based on class and pixels detected. Many ...
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    Impact evaluation of EDI policy : a stakeholder approach 

    Janet Maneenak; Pisan Suriyamongkol, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2000)
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    Impact of decentralization on education expenditure and quality of education service delivery in Thai local government 

    Ausanakorn Tavarom; Chandra-nuj Mahakanjana (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    The objectives of this study were: 1) To investigate the impact of decentralization policy on municipal governments’ budget allocation for education; and 2) To investigate the impact of decentralization policy on the quality of education provided by municipal governments. The methodology for this study can be divided into 2 parts. Firstly, the study of municipal government budget allocation for education was conducted using secondary data from the previous local government budget law passed between 2007and 2013, and results of the first ...
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    The impact of government debt on the economic growth of Bhutan 

    Wangmo, Sonam; Anan Wattanakuljarus (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    The study is motivated by the unprecedented increase in the level of government debt currently prevailing in Bhutan.  An understanding of the relationship between government debt and economic growth is considered crucial. For this purpose, the study aims to empirically examine the relationship between the government debt and economic growth in Bhutan. To determine the relationship the data were obtained from different sources such as the World Economic Outlook (IMF), World Bank and National statistics Bureau of Bhutan.  Time series data from the ...
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    The impact of inclusive leadership on employee engagement: the mediator of psychological capital and the moderator of job embeddedness 

    Zhou, Yu; Chih-cheng Fang (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    Employee engagement has been identified as a key driver for increasing organizational productivity and performance. Previous studies indicate the significance of leadership to employee engagement, but little is known about the relationships between inclusive leadership and employee engagement. This research aims to demonstrate this relationship by investigating the impact of inclusive leadership on employee engagement, and the mediating effect of psychological capital. Simultaneously, the moderating role of job embeddedness on the relationship ...
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    The impact of learning organization and competitive advantage on organizational performance in SMEs (Thailand): an empirical study 

    Pawinee Sumsiripong; Chandra-nuj Mahakanjana (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    This research studied the impact of learning organization and competitive advantage on organizational performance by analyzing empirical data in order to develop and examine the goodness of fit of the causal model. The research data was collected from 227 samples from two industries: 1) textile and apparel manufacturers, and 2) footwear and leather manufacturers. In terms of the organizational unit of analysis, the researcher studied and analyzed the results of interviews in order to verify the data obtained from the literature review and ...