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    Public-private partnership (PPP) in Thailand : a case study of Bangkok Mass Transit system (BTS) 

    Krit Lertsethtakarn; Chandra-nuj Mahakanjana (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    A basic administrative challenge in Thailand regarding basic transportation projects is the lack of sufficient funding. Since 1990, the public-private partnership (PPP) is an option for the government in developing basic transportation and maintaining economic growth in Thailand. Bangkok Mass Transit System (BTS) was the first successful mass transit system in Thailand and was originally funded totally by private parties, at 100% private investment. However, the project has faced many problems and obstacles caused by many factors and thes...
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    Conflict resolution in the 3 southern border provinces of Thailand : policy process and outcomes 

    Suchart Monkongpitukkul; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    The roots of the problem of insurgency and violence in the 3 southern border provinces of Thailand, which occurred 11 years ago, are deeply seated in the areas and have affected every aspect of society. Therefore, this study is intended for an overview of the conflict resolution: policy, process and outcomes. The objectives of this study are to analyze 1) the development of the unrest situation from the past to the present 2) the development of policies to tackle the unrest in the 3 southern border provinces 3) the policy implementation p...
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    An exploration of university education systems : the case of three universities in Ghana 

    Bingab, Bernard Bekuni Boawei; Juree Vichit-Vadakan (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    Ghana as a developing country has instituted a number of programmes and policies with respect to education aimed at improving the lives of her citizens since independence. The key focus of these policies have been on enhancing accessibility and quality of output at all level of the educational strata. The former aspect of the policy seems to be on track as enrollment has increased. The latter on the other hand has remained a topical issue with stakeholders and think tanks grabbling to find the right mix of solution.
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    Public-private partnerships : strengthen Thailand's health security in confronting emerging infectious diseases 

    Pinsuda Luangpaiboon; Anchana NaRanong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    The emergence/re-emergence of pathogenic organisms is putting national healthcare systems under severe strain. Infectious diseases are among the root causes of death and disability in an outbreak. As such, ensuring the development of adequate resources and access to healthcare services has become an increasing priority for the national agenda. Governments across the world are increasingly turning to PPPs as the primary mechanism for delivering healthcare services to meet this growing demand for national health security. Currently, there i...
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    SIRIPORN KHETJENKARN; Charoenchai Agmapisarn (NIDA, 7/2/19)

            In the high competition of the hospitality and service industry, hotels are in the process of intensely managing their employees’behavior and emotions, and this can have a detrimental impact on frontline employees’ work attitudes, job performance, and behavior within the organization. In Thailand, there are still pressing questions regarding these issues. The objectives of this study were to examine the relationships among emotional labor, burnout, job satisfaction, turnover intention, and organizational commitment, and to compare the m...
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    Determinants of Enrollment at Secondary and Higher Level of Education in Pakistan 

    Iqra Arshad; Udomsak Seenprachawong (NIDA, 7/12/19)

    The persistent low enrollment rate at the secondary and higher level of education in Pakistan indicates the failure of the Government to annihilate the illiteracy and ultimately reduce poverty through education. Using annual time series data from the year 1965 to 2015, the study aims to analyze the determinants of the secondary and higher level of educational enrollment of both males and females in Pakistan. The main concentration was on the impact of educational spending by government, number of institutions, GDP per capita to see the healthin...
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    Xiao Xi; Saran Sarntisart (NIDA, 10/1/19)

    Finance is the general hub of modern market economy operation and plays a non-substitutable important position in economic progress. The fact of financial agglomeration in promoting the economy has been confirmed in the southeastern coastal areas of China, but for the inland areas of the northwest, there is still little research for this "new topic", this field of research is still waiting for people to explore. This paper firstly combs the relevant theories of financial agglomeration. On this basis, the five provinces that constitute the north...
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    Dalivone Xayavongsa; Piriya Pholphirul (NIDA, 6/28/19)

    Does delay of gratification affect the probability of engaging in self-employment and does it contribute to their business performance? This article aims to quantify impacts of delay of gratification on engaging in self-employment and business performance. Using Lao PDR as representative of least-developed countries, We analyze nationally representative survey data from the Lao-STEP Skills Measurement Household Survey, we estimate binary Probit and Logit model to quantify impacts of delay of gratification on probability of self-employment. And,...
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    Significations of Signs in the Inspiring Comic:A Study of Hikaru No Go 

    Pattarporn Phuriwangsakul; Wichian Lattipongpun (NIDA, 9/24/19)

    The objective of this research is to study elements of communication signs in the content of Hikaru No Go comics that inspires readers and to study elements of communication signs in the content of Hikaru No Go comics can motivate to inspiring initiative and development of readers. This research uses qualitative method, processing data using qualitative content analysis with 5 selectively chosen books among Hikaru No Go comics that are book number 1, 5, 15, 17 and 23 from 23 books and using in-depth interview with 20 readers through the notions...
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    Branding process and Online Marketing Communication for organic farming of Smart Farmer 

    Surachai Srinorachan; Bu-nga Chaisuwan (NIDA, 5/9/19)

    Media influencing informational distribution in the era of rapidly changing. Especially online media for distribution of agricultural products. This research is an alternative to encourage farmers turned to use more online media. Therefore, this research focuses on branding process, online communication channels of organic products, including consumer satisfaction in organic products. Three awardee farmers of “Farmers love homeland" in 3 provinces as follow: Chiang Rai, Nakhon Ratchasima, and Ratchaburi province were considered as the sample. Q...
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    Experiential Marketing with Virtual Reality Technology for Customer Condominium Purchase Intention 

    Nattawat Koonanaksin; Pornpun Prajaknate (NIDA, 8/9/19)

    The study of Experiential Marketing with Virtual Reality Technology for Customer Condominium Purchase Intention is aimed to 1) examines the perception of virtual reality experiential marketing, and 2) study the purchase intention of condominiums through intervention. The study used an experimental research methodology to study forty 26-year-old subjects who had 20,000-baht monthly income and worked in the field of business computer within the Bangkok area. The intervention used in the experiment included a virtual reality and a 2D video. The r...
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    Sense of Community: a case study of Pokemon GO players in Thailand. 

    Pasin Lhaosangdham; Bu-nga Chaisuwan (NIDA, 6/12/19)

    This study researches on Sense of Community case of Pokemon GO players community in Thailand. This study used both qualitative research and quantitative research. The study examples included 30 Pokemon GO players for deep Interview and 400 Pokemon GO players for questionnaires.  Results from deep interview indicate that overall, most players share the same behavior similar to Sense of Community in four elements. Those four elements that most players share with by descending order are Membership, Shared Emotional Connection, Integration and Ful...
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    Tourism Multiplier and Income Distribution: Empirical Evidences from Hotel-Level Data in Thailand 

    Sukrawan Sevatapukka; Piriya Pholphirul (NIDA, 5/27/19)

    Tourism industry is an important role in the economy and income of Thailand. It creates jobs and linked to other industries especially the hotel industry. In addition, the hotel industry is also rely on retail and wholesale businesses. This’s why the hotel industry more profitable and employable than other residential housing. Therefore, this research tries to explain the impact of tourism on the income distribution through the hotel industry. This study was conducted by the tourism multiplier and the factors affecting the effect of income were...
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    The Spillover Effects of Global Economic Policy Uncertainty (GEPU) on Emerging Equity Markets: Evidence from Thailand 

    Asma Mora; Yuthana Sethapramote (NIDA, 8/9/19)

              This paper examines the spillover effects of Global Economic Policy Uncertainty (GEPU) index and other global risk factors, i.e. CBOE Volatility Index (VIX index), oil prices and gold prices, on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET). The empirical results show that both GEPU and VIX indices has significant impacts on the returns of stock market in Thailand before 2010. After 2010, the effects of GEPU on the stock return are not statistically significant. However, the VIX index still significantly affect on the return and volatility of ...
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    Paopan Yangkunchao; Udomsak Seenprachawong (NIDA, 10/1/19)

    This study aims to evaluate the health and environmental benefits of organic rice products using the environmental economics valuation technique. By introducing the double bounded contingent valuation method and the utility difference model to elicit willingness to pay of organic rice consumers and to investigate the socioeconomic determinants of the willingness to pay from 620 samples, of Bangkok and Metropolis consumers. the study surveyed by using online and face to face survey approach and also divided into two categories in accordance with...
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    Management  Potential Development Guidelines of the Regional Secondary Airport to Sustainability in the Southern part of Thailand 

    Boonnawat Srikhwan; Worarak Sucher (NIDA, 9/25/19)

    The study of management potential in secondary airport in Thailand has found that the potential of secondary airport must be significantly encouraged and developed. They need to establish plans and policies for development including infrastructure, facilities and security of the airport. In addition, the potential of staffs in the airport must also be improved to be ready to work and airports always have to cooperate with others both domestic and international airports. Furthermore, they need to develop the transportation and accessibility to b...
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    Approaches to Developing Factors Affecting to Selecting Green Hotel 

    Sawarin Nilauthai; Sangkae Punyasiri (NIDA, 10/8/19)

    This study: Approaches to Developing Factors Affecting to Selecting Green Hotel is Mixed Method Research based on the Quantitative Research and Qualitative Research that has purposes to study the characteristics, behaviours affacting to selecting green hotel, the environmental factors affecting to the selecting decision of foreign tourists's viewpoints for green hotel and to study approaches to developing factors affecting to selecting green hotel. Quantitative Research collected data by a questionnaire from foreign tourists of green hotel in B...
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    Safety Image, Perception of Safety Management and Loyalty of Chinese Free and Independent Travelers in Bangkok 

    Boonrada Panyarak; Rugphong Vongsaroj (NIDA, 9/27/19)

        The purposes of this study were to 1) compare the image safety of Chinese Free and Independent Travelers when traveling to Bangkok categorized by personal factors and traveling behavior, 2) compare the perception of safety management of Chinese Free and Independent Travelers when traveling to Bangkok categorized by personal factors and traveling behavior, and 3) examine the influence that the perception of safety management in tourism has on the tendency of loyalty of Chinese Free and Independent Travelers  when traveling to Bangkok. This s...
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    The Development Guideline on Service Competencies of Low Cost Airline Ground Staffs : A Case Study of Phuket International Airport 

    Kittiphich Noothong; Paithoon Monpanthong (NIDA, 3/27/19)

    The objectives of this research were 1) to study the confidence of passengers affecting the service quality of low cost airline ground staffs, 2) to evaluate the competencies for service capabilities of low cost airline ground staffs, 3) to be a guideline for developing the capacity of low cost airline ground staffs. The sample used in the research was 400 Thai passengers who received services from low cost airline ground staffs at phuket international airport which was a quantitative research. The statistics used in data analysis were frequenc...
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    The development guidelines to enhance the competitiveness of the tourism industry Uttaradit 

    Weerasak Yungyuen; Kassara Sukpatch (NIDA, 6/7/19)

    This research aims to study “A Guidelines for developing the level of competitiveness of tourism industry in Uttaradit Province”. The objective of this research are three main that learn about the relationship between the factors of management and competitiveness. This research need to present about the factors of management that make competitiveness. In term of  quantitative data were collected by using the questionnaire from 151 Thai persons who work in organization of tourism industry at Uttaradit province for this quantitative research. The...