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    A study on the impacts of the property market and the financial sector on the Thai economy 

    Piamchan Doungmanee; Pornpen Vorasittha, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2011)
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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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    An analysis of international tourism demand in Thailand 

    Suparporn Sookmark; Pornpen Vorasittha, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2011)
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    Analysis of corruption and foreign direct investment in Africa 

    Abotsi, Anselm Komla; Tongyai Iyavarakul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    This research seeks to formulate a theory relating FDI and corruption and empirically assess the aptness of this theory. This research seeks not only to establish that in general corruption has a negative impact on FDI inflow to Africa but also to show that there is a threshold referred to as the Corruption Tolerable Level of Investment (CTLI), below which corruption is expected to have a positive impact on FDI inflow to Africa. This research also seeks to deploy data on actual corruption to establish that corruption has a negative impact ...
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    Bank competition and the linkage to stability and growth: international evidence and implication to Thailand 

    Sanhapas Laowattanabhongse; Sorasart Sukcharoensin (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    Over the past two decades, the impact of bank competition to financial stability as well as to economic growth has been the center of interest for both academicians and practitioners. The recent financial crises throughout the globe further exhibit the urgent need to conclude the relationship between (1) bank competition and financial stability and (2) bank competition and economic growth. This dissertation, therefore, attempts to fill in the literature gap of both competition-stability and competition-growth nexuses by using a sample of 81 ...
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    Determinants of foreign direct investment location in China 

    Chanida Hongtian; Rachain Chintayarangsan, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2011)
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    Developing competency model of Theravada Buddhist Monks in Thailand 

    Sallaya Ratanopas; Chiraprapha Tan Akaraborworn advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)
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    Development of theoretical-based multidimensional learners' evaluation in Thai higher education : a case study of the National Institute of Development Administration 

    Dawisa Sritanyarat; Chiraprapha Akaborworn, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)
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    Dynamics of poverty, inequality and Thai government provincial budget allocation 

    Areeporn Asawinpongphan; Direk Patmasiriwat (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    This dissertation examines the impact of government budget allocation (all inper capita unit) to inequality and poverty by single household level covered in 75provinces. The study is based on in-depth analysis the dynamic of governmentexpenditures and other factors such as inflation, gross provincial product (GPP) andunemployment to the two main welfare indicators (inequality and poverty). The studyapplied panel data analysis in provincial level. The study result shows thatgovernment budget allocations per capita from each ministry can alleviate ...
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    Essays on leisure of the Thai people 

    Siriwan Saksiriruthai; Piriya Pholphirul, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2010)
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    Essays on logistics performance and economic development 

    Prawpan Oruangke; Nada Chunsom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This dissertation includes three empirical essays on logistics performance and economic development. The first essay is related to the linkages of logistics components for trade improvement. In this paper, the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI) and its components are used to represent trade facilitation according to the first index published in 2007 until the latest in 2016 through five editions. This research aims to analyze the role of logistics components linked to global exports of agricultural and manufactured products using a ...
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    Exchange rate co-movement and volatility spill over in Africa 

    Carsamer, Emmanuel; Yuthana Sethapramote (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    Although research interest in why and how economies are related to each other continues to accumulate (Joyce, 2013, Todd, 2008), our understanding of the mechanisms through which economic turmoil in one region transmits to another is still unclear. The motivations for this study were to examine the volatility transmission in the African foreign exchange market and the global world through financial interdependence and factors explaining exchange rate co-movement. The thesis set out to find answers to the questions of volatility spill over ...
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    Exchange rate intervention for a small open economy under managed floating and inflation targeting 

    Wanakiti Wanasilp; Komain Jiranyakul, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2011)
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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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    Forecasting of natural rubber bibbed smoked sheets no 3 (RSS3) price in the agricultural futures exchange of Thailand 

    Suppanunta Romprasert; Nada Chunsom, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2009)
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    The foreign portfolio investment flows, stock prices and exchange rate before and after the global financial crisis : a comparative study between Korea and Thailand 

    Nathapong Rujiravanich; Komain Jiranyakul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    The purpose of the present study is to investigate the behavior of foreign flows and their impacts on the stock market, especially on stock prices and exchange rate. This research investigates the results of two Asian countries, Thailand and Korea, separating the analysis into three periods: pre-global financial crisis, global financial crisis and post-global financial crisis. The daily data are used with a structural VAR model with three endogenous variables: stock returns, currency returns and foreign normalized net purchases ...
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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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    The mismatch in thai labor market : overeducation 

    Akkaya Senkrua; Suchittra Chamnivickorn (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    Greater educational accessibility in Thailand has considerably contributed to a collective higher level of educational attainment of the Thai labor force. Nevertheless, with the ease of access, the number of workers with overeducation has significantly risen. Overeducation refers to a situation in which a person’s education attainment exceeds the requirements of a job, giving rise to a variety of unfavorable outcomes for individuals, employers and society.
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    Non-cognitive skills and labor market outcomes : evidences from Thailand 

    Ponlapat Rattana-ananta; Pungpond Rukumnuaykit (สถาบันบัณฑิตพัฒนบริหารศาสตร์, 2014)

    This study consists of both theoretical and empirical parts. In the theoretical part, the definitions of non-cognitive skills and similar proposed concepts are revealed as individual psychological characteristics that signal the skills or abilities to provide individual or improve group “effort,” and these characteristics can be observed through one’s personality, traits, behaviours, habits, and attitudes. A review of existing effort-inclusive economic models and psychological theories of motivation confirmed that effort involves both ...
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    Risk, uncertainty, and insurance in Thai aricultural households 

    Aeggarchat Sirisankanan; Pungpond Rukumnuaykit (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    For the first time, this paper uses three-wave Thai household panel data for the entire country over the period 2005 to 2007 to investigate the impact of income shocks and income uncertainty on Thai agricultural ...