Nattapong Puttanapong

Nattapong Puttanapong
Thammasat University · Faculty of Economics

Ph.D., M.S., MPA, B.Eng.

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Additional affiliations
January 2016 - July 2021
Thammasat University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
September 2011 - December 2015
Thammasat University
Position
  • Lecturer
May 2007 - present
Ministry of Finance
Position
  • Researcher
Education
August 2003 - August 2005
Cornell University
Field of study
August 2003 - August 2008
Cornell University
Field of study
August 2001 - August 2003
Cornell University
Field of study
  • Public Policy, Public Administration

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Publications (105)
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Poverty statistics are conventionally compiled using data from household income and expenditure survey or living standards survey. This study examines an alternative approach in estimating poverty by investigating whether readily available geospatial data can accurately predict the spatial distribution of poverty in Thailand. In particular, geospat...
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In recent decades, Thailand has been an attractive destination for migrant workers due to its relatively high wages and fast economic growth. A joint report by the OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organization (ILO), “How Immigrants contribute to Thailand’s economy”, demonstrates migrant workers contribution and makes recommenda...
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Continued urban expansion undergone in the last decades has converted many weather stations in Thailand into suburban and urban setting. Based on homogenized data during 1970-2019, therefore, this study examines urbanization effects on mean surface air temperature (Tmean) trends in Thailand. Analysis shows that urban-type stations register the stro...
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Unbalanced regional development has been a persistent concern in Thailand, and satellite imageries can provide alternative data for examining the dynamics of regional development. This study validated the consistency between Defense Meteorological Satellite Program–Operational Linescan System (DMSP‐OLS) nighttime light (NTL) imageries and data from...
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The development of bioethanol can bring about socio-economic and environmental impacts. To support the sustainability analysis of bioethanol development and the decision-making on bioethanol promotion in Thailand, this study aims at assessing the socio-economic and environmental effects of bioethanol production using recursive dynamic computable ge...
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Amid its massive increase in energy demand, Southeast Asia has pledged to increase its use of renewable energy by up to 23% by 2025. Geospatial technology approaches that integrate statistical data, spatial models, earth observation satellite data, and climate modeling can be used to conduct strategic analyses for understanding the potential and ef...
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The large and persistent wage gap between the Bangkok Metropolitan Region and its peripheries remains a major concern for policymakers and civil society. Theoretically, these regional disparities exist due to differences in workforce skills and the local characteristics of the regions. This study empirically investigates the sources of spatial wage...
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The burden of diabetes mellitus (DM), one of the major non-communicable diseases (NCDs), has been significantly rising globally. In the Asia-Pacific region, Thailand ranks within the top ten of diabetic patient populations and the disease has increased from 2.3% in 1991 to 8.0% in 2015. This study applied local indicators of spatial association (LI...
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This study aims to examine the associations between the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and alternative indicators. Specifically, Apple mobility index, Google community mobility index, and Nighttime-light (NTL) data are used for empirical analyses using ordinary least squares (OLS) and panel regressions as research methods. Results pro...
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ในปัจจุบัน ประเทศเวียดนามถูกจับตามองเป็นอย่างมากสำหรับการเติบโตทางเศรษฐกิจและการพัฒนาอุตสาหกรรม ซึ่งคณะผู้วิจัยได้เล็งเห็นความน่าสนใจในประเด็นนี้ และได้ทำการศึกษาโดยมีวัตถุประสงค์เพื่อวิเคราะห์รายละเอียดโครงสร้างของระบบเศรษฐกิจ และเพื่อระบุอุตสาหกรรมที่มีการเติบโตและมีศักยภาพสูงในประเทศเวียดนาม โดยงานวิจัยนี้ใช้ข้อมูลตารางปัจจัยการผลิตและผลผลิต (In...
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Individual motorized vehicles in urban environments are inefficiently oversupplied both from the perspective of transport system efficiency and from the perspective of local and global environmental externalities. Shared mobility offers the promise of more efficient use of four-wheeler vehicles, while maintaining flexible routing. Here, we aim to u...
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The housing market in Thailand has attracted attention during several different periods: the collapse of the financial and real estate markets during the Asian financial crisis in 1997, the government's efforts to solve the country's urban low-income shortage. Reflecting Thailand's economic expansion, commercial and office real estate and industria...
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Poverty statistics are conventionally compiled using data from socioeconomic surveys. This study examines an alternative approach to estimating poverty by investigating whether readily available geospatial data can accurately predict the spatial distribution of poverty in Thailand. In particular, the geospatial data examined in this study include t...
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To formulate and monitor the progress of development policies, acquiring data with sufficient spatiotemporal details is inevitable. With the increasing availability of open remote-sensing data and open-source software packages, this research suggested the novelty integration of satellite data and spatial analytical methods, enabling a timely and co...
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This study statistically identified the localised association between socioeconomic conditions and the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) incidence rate in Thailand on the basis of the 1,727,336 confirmed cases reported nationwide during the first major wave of the pandemic (March-May 2020) and the second one (July 2021-September 2021). The nightt...
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: Following Thailand’s Alternative Energy Development Plan, lands for sugarcane and oil palm are being expanded to support biofuel production, thus decreasing the availability of land for other crops. Not only does this lead to the change in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) but also environmental consequences. This study assessed the effects of land ex...
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อัตราค่าจ้างนั้นมีความสำคัญในทางเศรษฐศาสตร์โดยมีความเชื่อมโยงกับหลายกลุ่มทั้งในส่วนของลูกจ้าง ผู้ประกอบการ และผลต่อเศรษฐกิจโดยรวมดังนั้นกลไกการกำหนดค่าจ้างจึงถือว่ามีความสำคัญต่อระบบเศรษฐกิจ การศึกษาครั้งนี้มุ่งศึกษาถึงปัจจัยที่มีอิทธิพลในการกำหนดค่าจ้างแรงงานไทยในช่วง ปี พ.ศ. 2550 –2560 โดยศึกษาจากข้อมูลการสำรวจภาวะเศรษฐกิจและสังคมของครัวเรือน (SE...
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Because electricity generation is generally a long-term operation requiring large capital investment, the accurate projection on future electricity demand is inevitably a crucial factor. To smoothly sustain the economic growth, the Thai government has recognized the significance of long-term planning enabling sufficient and efficient electricity ge...
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This study examined the economy-wide effects of reallocating the biofuel subsidy to invest in transportation using a recursive dynamics computable general equilibrium model. The constructed model consists of 35 sectors, 42 commodities, and 3 institutions (household, government, and the rest of the world). Three scenarios were simulated. In the firs...
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Since the 1990s, China’s rapid growth has been attracting the attention of economists and policymakers globally. The continuous process of transforming the once centrally planned economy into the so-called “socialist market” country is the main development mechanism, progressively improving the balance between the two regimes. To shed light on the...
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การศึกษาครั้งนี้มีวัตถุประสงค์เพื่อศึกษาความสัมพันธ์ระหว่างราคาผู้ชนะการเสนอราคาและราคากลางงานก่อสร้างที่คำนวณได้จากระบบคำนวณราคากลางโดยใช้ข้อมูลทุติยภูมิ (secondary data) จากระบบจัดซื้อจัดจ้างภาครัฐ ด้วยอิเล็กทรอนิกส์ของกรมบัญชีกลาง ตั้งแต่ปีงบประมาณ พ.ศ. 2561 - 2563 โดยเลือกศึกษาโครงการงานก่อสร้างทางที่ มีวงเงินเกิน 2 ล้านบาท แต่ไม่เกิน 20 ล้านบา...
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For two decades, the Thai government has been promoting ethanol and biodiesel consumption through tax measures and price subsidies. Although this policy has substantially increased the consumption and production of biofuels, there is concern regarding its future fiscal burden. Due to fiscal constraints, the Thai government has planned to completely...
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แม้ว่าทฤษฎีทางเศรษฐศาสตร์จะได้มีการพัฒนาอย่างต่อเนื่องมาเป็นเวลามากกว่า 200 ปี แต่การประยุกต์ใช้ข้อมูลร่วมกับทฤษฎี จำเป็นจะต้องมีรูปแบบของการจัดข้อมูลที่สามารถแสดงรายละเอียดของการเชื่อมโยงระหว่างภาคส่วนทั้งหมดในระบบเศรษฐกิจ ซึ่งรูปแบบของตารางปัจจัยการผลิตและผลผลิต (Input-Output Table: IOT) และตารางบัญชีเมตริกซ์สังคม (Social Accounting Matrix: SAM)...
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This study statistically identified the association of remotely sensed environmental factors, such as Land Surface Temperature (LST), Night Time Light (NTL), rainfall, the Normalised Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and elevation with the incidence of leptospirosis in Thailand based on the nationwide 7,495 confirmed cases reported during 2013-201...
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การศึกษานี้มีวัตถุประสงค์เพื่อหาและเปรียบเทียบความสัมพันธ์ระหว่างอัตราการว่างงานของไทยรายเดือนในช่วงปี พ.ศ. 2557 – 2562 กับ คำที่เกี่ยวข้องทั้งหมด 6 คำ จากการสืบค้นผ่านเว็บไซต์กูเกิลด้วยเครื่องมือ กูเกิลเทร์นดส์ และการแสดงความคิดเห็นบนทวิตเตอร์ รวมทั้งชี้แนะการนำข้อมูลเหล่านี้มาใช้ประโยชน์ในอนาคต การศึกษานี้เริ่มจากการทดสอบหาความสัมพันธ์ระหว่างข้อม...
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This research aimed to determine the prevalence and investigate whether social economic factors were associated with incapability to work due to illness or disability among working-age population in Thailand. This cross-section study used the data from the National Labor Force Survey conducted by the National Statistical Office in 2015. The samples...
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Official link: https://elibrary.trf.or.th/project_content.asp?PJID=RDG6240010 จากการที่ข้อมูลดาวเทียมและภูมิสารสนเทศได้รับการพัฒนาให้บุคคลทั่วไปสามารถเข้าถึงได้ง่าย (open data) และการพัฒนาโปรแกรมสำหรับการวิเคราะห์ข้อมูลภูมิสารสนเทศที่เป็นลักษณะโอเพนซอร์ส (open source) ที่มีมาอย่างต่อเนื่อง แนวโน้มดังกล่าวได้เป็นพื้นฐานที่สำคัญในการกำหนดวัตถุประสง...
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โครงการ “การพัฒนาฐานข้อมูลและแบบจําลอง Water-Food-Energy Nexus เพื่อใช้ประเมินการ วางแผนพัฒนาอย่างยั่งยืน” ถูกพัฒนาขึ้นภายใต้แนวความคิดที่ว่าการพัฒนาเศรษฐกิจและสังคมอย่างยั่งยืน จําเป็นต้องพิจารณาประเด็นด้านความมั่นคงของการใช้ทรัพยากรควบคู่กันไป เพราะต้นทุนของการแก้ไขสูง กว่าต้นทุนของการวางแผนตั้งแต่ต้นเสมอ ในบางครั้งการพัฒนาอาจทําให้เกิดความไม่มั่...
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งานวิจัยนี้ประกอบด้วย2 วัตถุประสงค์หลัก โดยวัตถุประสงค์แรกเป็นการเสนอแนะการบูรณาการข้อมูลซึ่งสามารถสืบค้นได้โดยสาธารณะกับโปรแกรมคอมพิวเตอร์ที่เป็นโอเพ่นซอร์ส ซึ่งทำให้สามารถประยุกต์ใช้วิธีการทางภูมิเศรษฐมิติและ Machine Learning ร่วมกับข้อมูลดาวเทียมและภูมิสารสนเทศ วัตถุประสงค์ที่สองเป็นการสร้างแบบจำลองเพื่อพยากรณ์ระดับความยากจนในประเทศไทยโดยใช้ข้อม...
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Introduction: Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) is one of the leading public health problems in Thailand especially among the working age and elderly population. MSDs is the disease that can be affected by many factors such as working environment, abnormal body structure and age related degenerative conditions. Aim: To explore the prevalence and as...
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This study aims at analyzing the sustainability of bioethanol promotion in Thailand using cost-benefit analysis. The analysis is carried out based on the bioethanol production targets in Thailand’s Alternative Energy Development Plan 2015, covering cassava and molasses ethanol. The role of taxes and production efficiency improvement on the entire e...
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Background: Thailand has been facing maldistribution of dentists for decades despite its continuous increase in total numbers. Aims: The objective of this study was to analyze spatial inequality of dentist distribution patterns in Thailand. Materials and Methods: Data on dentist in public sector profiles between 2007 and 2015 were retrieved fro...
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Flood extension map is one of the important flood parameters for flood damages assessment. To assess this flood parameter, hydrodynamical model computation with the reliable and long-term ground observation data is basically required. However, this requirement is not applicable in some parts of the developing countries such as Cambodia due to the l...
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This study formulated two sets of bipartite data, which are (1) the relationship between province and occupation of employee and (2) the relationship between province and industrial classification of employer. Both bipartite sets were tabulated from raw data obtained from the official Labor Force Survey of 1978, 1988, 1998, 2008 and 2017. The netwo...
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Background and Objective: Malaria is a vector-borne disease in the tropical zone which the one of major health problem in Thailand. This study is aimed to determine the spatial and patterns of malaria and to identify clustering in Thailand during 2006-2015. Methods: Data were obtained from inpatient reported by Ministry of Public Health, was obtain...
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This study analyzes the temporal pattern and spatial clustering of leptospirosis, a disease recognized as an emerging public health problem in Thailand. The majority of those infected are farmers and fishermen. Severe epidemics of leptospirosis in association with the rainy reason have occurred since 1996. Still, an understanding of the annual vari...
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Why WEF NEXUS? Rapid urbanization in our world with regional socioeconomic development is vulnerable under resource scarcity. Water, energy and food/land are essential to meet these demands. It is certain that all resources are also intensifying vulnerabilities to future demands. The "Water-Energy-Food NEXUS" approach aims to link socioeconomic dev...
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Why WEF NEXUS? Rapid urbanization in our world with regional socioeconomic development is vulnerable under resource scarcity. Water, energy and food/land are essential to meet these demands. It is certain that all resources are also intensifying vulnerabilities to future demands. The "Water-Energy-Food NEXUS" approach aims to link socioeconomic dev...
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The contribution of this study is twofold. Firstly, the relationship between the surveyed socioeconomic condition in Myanmar and the density of Nighttime Light (NTL) observed by satellites has been verified. Specifically, this study has constructed the composite index representing the combination of sixteen socioeconomic indicators by using Princip...
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This paper evaluates the spatial linkages of Thailand’s regional economy at the provincial level. A multi-regional input-output (MRIO) table and an inter-regional input-output (IRIO) table are estimated using a non-survey approach. To identify the spatial interdependence among industries at the provincial level, regional multiplier, spillover, and...
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Thailand currently ranks third among the most water-intensive countries in the world. The percentage shares of water demand in the country's agriculture, manufacturing, and service sectors, which are major economic sectors, are 75%, 3%, and 5%, respectively. With the continuous growth of the economy, the demand for water is steadily rising, while t...
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According to the Asian Development Bank’s report entitled “Meeting Asia’s Infrastructure Needs” published in February 2017, developing Asia will need to invest approximately USD1.7 trillion annually between 2016 and 2030 in economic infrastructure—covering power, transportation, telecommunications, and water and sanitation—to maintain growth moment...
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This study aimed to determine the association between socioeconomic determinants and Chronic Respiratory Diseases (CRDs) in Thailand. The data were used from the National Socioeconomics Survey (NSS), a cross-sectional study conducted by the National Statistical Office (NSO), in 2010 and 2012. The survey used stratified two-stage sampling to select...
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Spatial pattern detection can be a useful tool for understanding the geographical distribution of hypertension (HT). The aim of this study was to apply the technique of local indicators of spatial association statistics to examine the spatial patterns of HT in the 76 provinces of Thailand. Previous studies have demonstrated that socioeconomic statu...
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Background: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that deaths from chronic respiratory diseases (CRDs) in Thailand increased by almost 13% in 2010, along with an increased burden related to the disease. Evaluating the geographical heterogeneity of CRDs is important for surveillance. Previous studies have indicated that socioeconom...
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During the past fifty years, Thailand has maintained its economic growth path to achieve the status of upper-middle income level. However, the growth in geographical dimension has indeed been disproportionate. The growth and productivity have been mostly concentrated within the Bangkok metropolitan and surrounding provinces. With this evidence, thi...
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งานวิจัยนี้บูรณาการข้อมูลจาก 3 แหล่ง คือ (1) ข้อมูลการค้าระหว่างประเทศจาก OECD Inter-Country Input-Output (ICIO), (2) ข้อมูลการใช้ทรัพยากรน้ำ ที่ดิน พลังงานและปล่อยก๊าซ CO2 ของประเทศต่างๆ จาก WIOD (World Input-Output Database) และ (3) ข้อมูลการใช้ทรัพยากรทั้ง 4 ประเภทดังที่กล่าวมาข้างต้นของประเทศไทย และนำมาวิเคราะห์ด้วยวิธีการ Footprint Analysis แล...
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The network analysis has been applied to the dataset of interlocking directors of listed companies. All obtained indicators identify that the network of directors has the stable structure during 2012-2016. Also the computed Watts-Strogatz statistics confirmed that the interlocking-director network has the small-world property, which is highly clust...
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From 2011-2014, the Thai government pledged to buy Thai paddy rice above the market price in order to subsidise Thai rice farmers and push the world rice price higher. However, the volatility of the rice price casts uncertainty over how much the Thai Government fiscal budget will be liable for. Following optimal hedging technique and mean-variance...
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Background: Hypertension (HT) has been one of the leading global risk factors for health and the leading cause of death in Thailand for decades. The influence of socioeconomic factors on HT has been varied and inconclusive. The aim of this study was to determine the association between socioeconomic determinants and HT in Thailand. Methods: This st...
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Background: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that deaths from chronic respiratory diseases (CRDs) in Thailand increased by almost 13% in 2010, along with an increased burden related to the disease. Evaluating the geographical heterogeneity of CRDs is important for surveillance. Previous studies have indicated that socioecono...
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Introduction: The prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is increasing, globally. However, studies on the association between Socioeconomic Status (SES) factors and DM have mostly been conducted in specific areas with rather small sample sizes or not with nationally representative samples. Their results have also been inconclusive regarding whether...
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This study aims at quantifying the spatial influence between economic activities and housing expansion in Thailand during 2012-2016. The spatial econometrical methods have been applied to the annual provincial-level data of numbers of construction permits, population and remote-sensing data capturing the density of nighttime light (NTL) from space....
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การศึกษานี้ใช้ข้อมูลการสำรวจภาวะเศรษฐกิจและสังคมของครัวเรือน (Household Socio-Economic Survey: SES) และข้อมูลการสำรวจภาวะแรงงาน (Labor Force Survey: LFS) ของสำนักงานสถิติแห่งชาติ ในช่วงปี พ.ศ. 2548 – 2557 ซึ่งนำมาวิเคราะห์ด้วยวิธีการ Multiple Regression Analysis จากการศึกษา ข้อมูลการสำรวจภาวะเศรษฐกิจและสังคมของครัวเรือน(SES) พบว่า ปัจจัยที่มีผลต่อก...
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การศึกษาครั้งนี้มีวัตถุประสงค์เพื่อวิเคราะห์ผลกระทบและความเชื่อมโยงของอุตสาหกรรมยานยนต์ต่ออุตสาหกรรมอื่น โดยใช้ข้อมูล ตารางปัจจัยการผลิตและผลผลิตของประเทศไทย จากสำนักงานคณะกรรมการพัฒนาการเศรษฐกิจและสังคมแห่งชาติ ฉบับปี พ.ศ. 2553 ขนาดเมทริกซ์ 180×180 โดยแบ่งการวิเคราะห์ออกเป็น 2 ส่วน ส่วนแรก เป็นการหาค่าตัวทวีคูณย้อนกลับและส่งต่อ (Backward and Forwa...
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This study has developed the dataset of Night-Time Light (NTL) indexes obtained from DMSP/OLS satellites to explore the nationwide spatial distribution of growth in Thailand during 1992-2013. Specifically the first part of this study has shown that NTL has the significantly statistical relationship with Gross Provincial Product (GPP), validating th...
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The agricultural and food processing sectors have been one of major production activities in Thailand because their employment are among the largest portions in labor market. Also both sectors have a high magnitude of Leontief multipliers, showing their substantial degrees of spillovers to other industries. To examine the network of both sectors' c...
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Thailand is one of the major investment destinations of Japanese automotive industry. In addition to the major automobile companies, Japanese investors have also invested in small and medium enterprises in automobile parts and components in Thailand. Since the 1980s, the automotive industry has been a driving force of the Thai economy. Currently, T...
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The development of ethanol can bring about both environmental and socioeconomic impacts. To support the sustainability analysis of ethanol development and the decision-making on ethanol promotion in Thailand, this study aims at assessing the short run socioeconomic effects of ethanol production using static Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) mode...
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Thailand has pledged the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA), which includes the sector-specific reduction of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) emission. Based on this plan, the insight of economic structure, especially the roles of high GHGs emitting sectors within the economy, is among important fundamentals. Hence, this study aims at examining...
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