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    On approximating K-Most probable explanations of Bayesian networks using genetic algorithms 

    Nalerk Sriwachirawat; Surapong Auwatanamongkol, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2006)
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    On modeling and estimation for faired survival data with covariates 

    Chutatip Tansathit; Anex Hiranraks, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2004)
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    Online marketing strategies for community-based tourism in the Andaman cluster of Thailand 

    Jutamas Phengkona; Paithoon Monpanthong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    The main goal of this study was to initiate online marketing strategies for CBT destinations in the Andaman cluster of Thailand. In order to accomplish the goal, the objectives of this study are 1) to analyse the current online marketing situation of CBT destinations in the Andaman cluster of Thailand, 2) to classify homogenous segments of CBT tourists, 3) to investigate online marketing factors influencing intentions to visit of CBT tourists, and 4) to initiate online marketing strategies that suit CBT destinations in the Andaman cluster of ...
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    Organizational commitment of Thai university instructors : a study of public and private universities in Bangkok Metropolis 

    Dhira J Ramdeja; Pichit Pitaktepsombati, chairperson (National Institute of Development Administration, 2001)
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    Organizational commitment of the staff of the PTT Group 

    Chaiyanant Panyasiri; Chindalak Vadhanasindhu, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2008)
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    Outlier detection and parameter estimation in multivariate multiple regression (MMR) 

    Paweena Tangjuang; Pachitjanut Siripanich (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    Outlier detection in Y-direction for multivariate multiple regression data is interesting since there are correlations between the dependent variables which is one cause of difficulty in detecting multivariate outliers, furthermore, the presence of the outliers may change the values of the estimators arbitrarily. Having an alternative method that can detect those outliers is necessary so that reliable results can be obtained. The multivariate outlier detection methods have been developed by many researchers. But in this study, Mahalanobis ...
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    Parental caregiving among the sandwich generation in Bangkok metropolitan area 

    Orathai Vejbhumi; Duanpen Theerawanviwat, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2009)

    The objectives of this study are; first, to describe parent caregiving of the sandwich generation; second, to study intergenerational support between the sandwich generation and their parents and third, to analyze factors influencing the sandwich generation’s parent care behavior. Data was collected from sample representing the target population through face-to-face interview. The unit of analysis was individuals, both male and female, aged between 35-55 years old, who are categorized as having sandwich generation characteristics. The samples ...
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    Parental time use for child rearing and preschool child behavior : a comparision between urban and rural areas in central region 

    Ratiporn Teungfung; Sirichai Kanjanawasee, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2009)

    The objectives of this study were to study the patterns of parental time use for child rearing related to preschool child behavior by comparing time use between fathers and mothers, comparing parents who live in urban areas to those who live in rural areas, and scrutinizing the factors that affect parental time use and preschool child behavior. The sample consisted of 420 preschool children in Central Thailand aged between 4 and 6 years old and included their parents and teachers. Data were collected through questionnaires and through the Strengths ...
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    Path sampling 

    Mena Patummasut; Dryver, Arthur L, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2011)

    In sampling spatial populations, one part of the cost is due to the distance travelled to observe all of the units in a sample. Cluster sampling is one such sampling design which is often used specifically to address this issue. Even in cluster sampling, the researcher may have to travel great distances from the cluster to cluster selected. In an optimal setting, when sampling costs are mainly a function of distance travelled, researchers could sample all of the units in the path travelled during the sampling. For this reason, the authors are ...
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    Patients' perception of quality hospital services : a study in four hospitals located in Metropolitan Bangkok 

    Charuwan Tadadej; Voradej Chandarasorn, chairperson (National Institute of Development Administration, 2000)
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    Patterns and determinants of health service utilization in rural Thailand : a case study of Nakorn Sawan 

    Uraiwan Kanungsukkasem; Boonlert Leoprapai, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 1991)

    This study looks at patterns and determinants of curative health service utilization of the rural population of Nakorn Sawan. A statistically representative survey was conducted covering 25 villages, 620 households and 1803 illness events ; multi-level data collection included community, household and individual variables. Qualitative data collection included participant observations and in-depth interviews was also held in 4 sample villages. This data set provided an appropriate interpretive analysis of health behavior patterns collected by the ...
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    Patterns and determinants of water consumption in Bangkok 

    Amnuay Saengnoree; Anek Hirunraks, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 1996)
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    Patterns and factors affecting migration of members of agricultural households 

    Duangkamol Panrostip Thunmatiwat; Suwanlee Piampiti, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2006)
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    Patterns of dropout in Thai distance education university : Sukhothai Thammatirat Open University 

    Bussaba Suteetorn; Suwanlee Piampiti, chairperson (National Institute of Development Administration, 2003)
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    Payments for forest environmental service policy and sustainable development : a case study of Vietnam 

    Do, Teo Dang; Anchana Na Ranong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    Payments for ecosystem services (PES) is widely employed in various settings; however, in what contexts and whether PES programs achieve their objectives by improving local livelihoods and conservation goals is still being debated. This dissertation assessed the impact of the Payments for Forest Environmental Service (PFES) policy on financial, natural and institutional capitals in order to respond to the critical question on whether and how much the PFES policy has contributed to poverty reduction and ecological enhancement. A case study from ...
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    People's empowerment process for social solidarity of communities 

    Vilailak Rungmuangthong; Supannee Chaiumporn (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    The objectives of this research were 1) to comprehend a process of empowerment of people (PEP) that is suitable to Thailand’s social conditions; 2) analyze major/main components of PEP in urban and rural communities; 3) to come up with a model on this matter and 4) to study problems and obstacles about this matter can also revealed. The areas of study are three communities as Ban Chonabot community; Ban Kueng-Muang community and Ban Ku-Muang community.
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    Perceived value development for cultural tourism destination: a case study of Phuthai village, Baan Khok Kong Kalasin province 

    Suchawadee Limisariyapong; Suwaree Namwong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

              The main aim of this study is to investigate a tourist value perception toward cultural tourism destination: A case study of Phuthai Village, Baan Khok Kong Kalasin province. A quantitative method was employed with a self-administered survey and using purposive sampling technique for data collecting process. A total of two hundred and twelve responses were collected and a multiple regression technique was used to analyze data. The findings revealed that five value components, including functional, social, emotional, epistemic and ...
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    Performance based budgeting system : a study of poverty reduction policy implementation in Thailand 

    Buddhima Trakarnvanich; Ponlapat Buracom, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2010)

    The objectives of this study are to first, to identify the development trends of the budget preparation and execution of the PBBS in poverty reduction program implementation at the provincial level; second, to define the characteristics of the budget preparation and execution of the PBBS in poverty reduction program implementation at the provincial level; and last, to investigate the major factors affecting the success of the budget preparation and execution of the PBBS in poverty reduction program implementation at the provincial level. In order ...
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    Performance management for state enterprises in Thailand 

    Yanapol Sangsunt; Pornpen Petsuksiri, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2007)
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    Performance of Islamic indices : The opportunity for non-muslim countries 

    Sarina Preechalert; Anukul Chiralaksanakul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    Hitherto, comparative study of Islamic finance in both non-Muslim and Muslim countries is scarce. This is including the area of investment in Islamic equity portfolio in non-Muslim countries. Consequently, it is interesting to study performance comparison of investment in Islamic financial products such as Islamic indices created by Muslim and non-Muslim countries. Results obtained from this research will be useful for investors as investment information and for Islamic and non-Islamic countries alike to create investment alternatives such ...