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    Effects of social capital on the psychosocial well-being among Thai adolescents in the Northeast Region of Thailand 

    Jatuporn Luang-Ubol; Preecha Vichitthamaros, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2010)

    The objective of this study was to examine causal effects of four dimensions of social capital (i.e. family, school, peer, and community) on the psychosocial wellbeing of adolescents in the northeast region of Thailand. A survey research was employed to collect data from 1,142 adolescents and their parents living in three provinces; i.e. Udon Thani, Khonkean, and Nakhon Ratchasima. The Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) was used to analyze the surveyed data The findings showed that: only three dimensions of social capital; i.e. family (B=.37,p<.01) ...
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    Household expenditure for children's education 

    Kamoltip Arthaud; Preecha Vichitthamaros, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2008)

    For both develop and developing countries, in today’s modern society an educated workforce is essential to development and growth, knowledge, as well as skills, not only equip people for work, but also increase social awareness and aid the development of the country as a whole. Education also enables a developing society to adjust itself more readily to changing markets and emerging technologies. And whereas it is predominantly to responsibility of governments to create policies which relate to the implementation of budget allocation, education ...
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    Professional characteristics and psychological stress among physicians in Thailand 

    Pinmada Leelahanaj; Preecha Vichitthamaros, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2010)

    Objective: To study psychological stress, job stress, job satisfaction and job-personal life conflict of Thai physicians, study differences of attitudes towards the job between physicians in public and private organizations, and physicians in Bangkok and other provinces, and correlation between factors which affected job stress and psychological stress among Thai physicians. Study Method: Samples were randomly taken from physicians throughout the country and in all fields by having those physicians answer self-report questionnaires. The questionnaires ...
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    The adoption of energy conservation innovations in private cars : current and future situations in Bangkok 

    Alisa Verapatanakul; Preecha Vichitthamaros, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2009)

    This research aimed to study the level of accessibility to information, knowledge, perception of different characteristics of innovations and their adoptions, including a study of the relationship between the factors mentioned above and the innovation adoption for energy conservation in private cars for people in Bangkok. The sample was selected from the population age between 20–60 years old by using stratified three-stage random sampling. The data collection was conducted by using questionnaires and the analysis was undertaken by means of ...
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    The impact of macroeconomic factors on non-life insurance consumption in Thailand 

    Porntida Poontirakul; Preecha Vichitthamaros, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2012)

    Non-life insurance consumption in Thailand has increased significantly in the past decade. Many factors have contributed to the development of non-life insurance industry including macroeconomic factors. This research, therefore, aimed to study the impact of macroeconomic factors on the increasing non-life insurance consumption in Thailand. Twenty independent variables were gathered from eight macroeconomic indices, which were published by the Bureau of Trade and Economic Indices, i.e.: Consumer Price Index, Business Cycle Index, Inflation ...
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    The intermarriage of Thai women in Germany 

    Vilas Duangkumnerd; Preecha Vichitthamaros, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2009)

    Intermarriage between Thai women and foreigners is a social phenomenon rapidly increasing. Its popularity stemmed from the expectation of a better living. However, their lives after marriage and moved to foreign countries are not as smooth and easy as expected. The objectives of this study are to find out what really happens to their marriages and livelihood in Germany, their economic, social condition, and health. The research would also evaluate how marriages affected their lives and family both qualitatively and quantitatively by studying from ...