Chantal Herberholz

Chantal Herberholz
Chulalongkorn University · Faculty of Economics

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Research has shown that asylum seekers, refugees, and internally displaced persons, including stateless persons, are at increased risk of poor mental health. Yet, only a few studies explicitly focus on stateless persons. This article examines the association between legal status and mental health among Akha, Lahu and Tai-Yai people in Northern Thai...
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Drug use disorder (DUD) is a serious health condition that imposes a heavy burden on the persons who have a drug addiction experience and their families, especially in countries, such as Myanmar, where few formal support mechanisms are in place and repressive drug laws exacerbate the situation. Yet, in Myanmar, little is known about how informal ca...
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This cross-sectional study aimed to determine the cost-effectiveness of two HIV prevention interventions: 1. a community-based friend centre (P1) versus 2. a training course (P2) for men who have sex with men (MSM) in Ubon Ratchathani province, Thailand. The interventions were implemented for two rounds (R1 and R2) during 2008-2010. The study invol...
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Understanding the determinants of out-of-pocket health expenditure (OOP) is important for achieving and sustaining universal health coverage, as well as ensuring that no one is left behind. Focusing on major types of spending, including healthcare-related transportation and spiritual expenses, this study analyses OOP on outpatient and inpatient vis...
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Thailand has one of the largest stateless populations in the world. Stateless people are denied access to basic rights and services, driving inequality and discrimination and threatening peace and security. This article aims to explore the problems that stateless people are facing in their daily lives, with a focus on healthcare services, health in...
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The role of external actors in national health policy in aid-independent countries has received relatively little attention in the literature, despite the fact that influence continues to be exerted once financial support is curtailed as countries graduate from lower income status. Focusing on a specific health policy in an aid-independent country,...
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Individual risk and time preferences are related with economic behaviours under uncertainty, as well as health-related risky behaviours. Using a novel dataset collected from 1,330 households in the Bangkok Metropolitan Area in 2015 and 2016, this study quantitatively examines the factors that are associated with overweight and physical health scree...
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This study examines the factors that explain outpatient care utilization and the choice between different levels of health facilities in Bhutan, focusing on individual social capital, given Bhutan's geography of remote and sparsely populated areas. The more isolated the living, the more important individual social capital may become. Standard facto...
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Empirical evidence of the conspicuous consumption theory is limited and ambiguous. It has been shown, however, that the consumption of life experiences makes people happier than the consumption of material goods. Yet, these studies typically conduct dichotomous comparisons and do not distinguish between conspicuous and inconspicuous consumption. Co...
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Background Low enrolment and high drop-out rates are common problems in voluntary health insurance schemes. Yet, most studies in this research area focus on community-based health insurance and enrolment, rather than drop-out. Objective This study examines what causes informal sector families not to renew their voluntary National Health Insurance...
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In resource-scarce settings governments have increasingly looked at ways of engaging the private sector in achieving national health system goals. This study is a comparative analysis of institutional contracting for hospital services in three southeast and east Asian countries, namely Thailand, the Philippines and South Korea. In addition, the cas...
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Like many other countries, Indonesia has been moving towards universal coverage and plans to achieve universal coverage by 2019. The current health system has a couple of distinctive features as well as problems. First, despite the government’s effort to expand coverage and provide comprehensive benefit packages, the system could still be character...
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Despite its low GDP per capita, the Sri Lankan government provides outpatient, inpatient and community health services to its citizens for free, with user charges abolished in 1951. However, the country’s tax-based scheme is weakening with a declining allocation of tax revenues to health care provision and problems have emerged, such as an implicit...
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This paper focuses on the post-crisis period in Thailand and seeks to examine the impact of the changing financial landscape on Thai banks. Thailand's financial sector has undergone significant changes since the 1997 financial crisis, as evidenced in three key dimensions, namely decreased concentration, more foreign participation and increased impo...
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For foreign investors, market access through locally incorporated banks in Thailand used to be limited to the acquisition of stakes in existing banks not exceeding 24.99% of paid-up registered capital with no new commercial bank licenses having been issued between 1978 and 1996 (Traisorat, 2000, p. 7). Since 1997, however, foreign majority sharehol...
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Using quarterly bank-level data over the period 1997–2005, this paper examines the effect of foreign bank presence on commercial banks incorporated in Thailand, using traditional and value-based performance measures as indicators of the degree of competition and proxies for the efficiency in the provision of banking services. The findings suggest t...
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Thesis (Ph.D.)--Chulalongkorn University, 2006 This dissertation analyses foreign bank penetration in Thailand and its effects on value creation, the diffusion of financial innovations as well as lending and stability over the period 1997 to 2005 using quarterly and semi-annual data. By making a clear distinction between hybrid banks and foreign br...
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This paper reviews the conceptual and empirical case for further opening up the Thai insurance industry to foreign competition as envisaged in the recent amendments to the Life and Non-life Insurance Acts. First, market structure, the role of foreign insurers, and arguments in favour and against increased foreign participation are discussed. Second...
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This paper examines the diffusion of two major financial innovations, namely internet banking and organisational restructuring, across commercial banks incorporated in Thailand and attempts to contribute to the financial innovation literature as well as the literature concerned with foreign bank entry by linking foreign bank presence and foreign ow...

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