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    A willingness to pay study of heritage interpretation : a case study of the historic city of Ayutthaya 

    Wiroj Lakkhanaadisorn; Udomsak Seenprachawong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    In general, the contingent valuation studies applied to the valuation of cultural heritage sites are usually carried out for the purpose of physical conservation. However, to conserve the heritage site sustainably, heritage interpretation is one of the main factors that cannot be neglected. As a result, this study was conducted to elicit the value of the restoration and improvement of heritage interpretation (information board, exhibits, booklets, pamphlets, tourist guide services, etc.) with the selection of the Historic City of Ayutthaya ...
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    Enhancing the effectiveness of the policy design of Thailand's national parks using random utility model: case study of Khao Yai National Park 

    Sarun Kamolthip; Udomsak Seenprachawong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    This dissertation consists of three self-contained essays dealing with three separate issues, based on the policy objectives and the methodologies used to approach them. The ultimate goal is to provide policy makers the necessary information for better informed decisions when designing environmental policies in the context of national parks (where Khao Yai National Park is used as a representative).
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    Flood tax for Thailand : The case study of Bangkok 

    Panyapat Anuwatkhunnatham; Udomsak Seenprachawong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    Thailand has been more likely to be effected by catastrophe events especially, flooding because of geographical reason and climate change situation. From flooding event in 2011 in Thailand, according to the World Bank with the confirmation of Thai Government, flooding has affected 3,151,224 people from 1,154,576 families and damage estimated of at least 185 billion baht. Employment has been hurt when factories flooded and workers were laid off or fired. Not all factories are expected to reopen causing significant long term job loss in Central ...
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    The economics of preserving a world heritage site : the case of Vat Phou and associated ancient setlements within the Champasak cultural landscape, Champasak province, Lao P.D.R. 

    Kaysone Chansina; Udomsak Seenprachawong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    Heritage resources are important to society due to their historic, educational, tourist and community value. In order to preserve and maintain these resources for current and future generations, understanding human interactions and values are important. For that purpose, this dissertation utilizes economic tools and techniques to identify factors that influence heritage values, and quantifies the economic values of the general public regarding heritage recreation and preservation. Three empirical studies are presented in this dissertation: ...
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    Valuing a high altitude mountain ecosystem and creating policy instruments for ecotourism development : a case study of Yulong mountain, China 

    Zhang, Zhuoran; Udomsak Seenprachawong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    This dissertation consists of three connected parts: The first part is a research paper examines the tourism demand and assesses consumer surplus from visiting a unique tourist attraction site: glaciers in Mt. Yulong, Yunnan, China by using the Zonal Travel Cost Method (henceforth, ZTCM). I aim to uncover the use value of this particular site in tourism development. I divide domestic travelers into 20 groups based on the demographical and geographical characteristics of their place of residence. The empirical results show that the economic ...