Paul Louangrath

Paul Louangrath
Bangkok University · International College (BUIC)

Juris Doctor

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Introduction
COURSES TAUGHT: Accounting, Audits, Business Logistics Management , Business Management, E-Commerce , Econometrics, Export – Import Management, Finance, International Financial Institutions, International Marketing, International Trade, International Law, International Business Management, Law, Marketing Research & Methodology, Operation and Production Management, Organizational Behavior, Principles of Marketing, Pricing Strategy, Problems in Southeast Asian Countries (Seminar), Production and Operation Management, Sales Management, Strategic Management, Statistics, Sustaining Business Marketing, & Taxation.
Additional affiliations
January 2013 - March 2015
Bangkok University
Position
  • Lecture & Research
Education
August 1994 - August 1997
August 1992 - August 1994
Dominican University of California
Field of study
  • International Business Management
September 1987 - June 1991
University of California, San Diego
Field of study
  • Political Science

Publications

Publications (61)
Poster
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Research seminar for qualitative and quantitative methods
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The objective of this paper is to identify the determining factors for national innovation capabilities. The ASEAN 10 countries are used as proxy subjects for our studies. Secondary data from the World Economic Forum was used for testing. The WEF identified 12 categories of composite for national competitiveness index. We take these 12 composites a...
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The objective of this paper is to identify the significant level of competitiveness among the ASEAN countries. We also pointed out that the distinction between the 6 original members and 4 new members of ASEAN does not exist on the basis of economic competitiveness. Secondary data obtained through the annual report of Global Competitiveness Index p...
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This paper explains mental faculties under Buddhist theory of the mind. Buddhism classified mental faculties according to their positive, negative and neutral effect. We used the negative mental faculties or mentis malus to help diagnose stress and depression. Mentis malus consists of 5 types mental malevolence and together has 14 components. Indiv...
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Minimum sample size is a requirement in most experimental designs. Research in social science requires minimum sample size calculation in order to support the claim that the sample represents the population. If the sample does not adequately represent the population, generalizability could not be achieved. In this study, we present a minimum sample...
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The objective of this paper is to evaluate Likert and non-Likert scales for quantitative survey. The data used in the evaluation of the scale is the scale components. The scales used for the evaluation include the following types: (0 These scales are categorized into two types, namely Likert and non-Likert. The scale (0,1,2,3) is classified as non-...
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0047). For the ASEAN countries, there was a net loss of-0.88 ± 1.36 percentage points in the GDP growth and-1.70 ± 4.33 percentage point in export growth. We concluded that the AEC integration created a net loss for the ASEAN countries. We identified two countries who sustained significant loss in the annual GDP growth: Malaysia (T = 1.98; p = 0.01...
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The purpose of this paper is to provide analyses of the effects of investing in human capital at the national and firm levels. The analysis of firm level focuses on labor productivity as the indicator for returns on investing in human capital. The scope of this paper is confined to one research question: "Under what circumstance should a firm inves...
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In this paper, we answered two questions: What is the reliability of a response scale in a question? What is the validity of a response scale in a question? The purpose of this paper is to present practical tools for measuring the reliability and validity of response scales used in written survey. Reliability measures consistency and validity measu...
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This paper is a case study of HDI where the ASEAN countries were used as the subject of analysis and the OECD countries were used as a comparison group. We propose to revise the current human development index. HDI employs three components to measure human development, namely life expectancy, education and the standard of living. Each component is...
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The objective of this paper is to introduce a new sample size calculation method based on the type of response scale used surveys. The current literature on sample size calculation focuses data attributes and distribution. There is no prior research using response scale as the basis for minimum sample size calculation. This paper fills that gap in...
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The objective of this paper is to present a case study of customer loyalty involving food services in a university canteen. The purpose is to provide a practical tool for modeling customer loyalty by using logistic function. Prior literature employed linear equation to model customer loyalty. This paper feels the gap in the literature by showing ho...
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Student T Table is use to find sample percentage probability in statistical significance test.
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This paper determines the demand for video courseware for eLearning. We intend to expand the knowledgebase for eLearning in Thailand through the use of video courseware. This research uses primary data; the instrument used was a written survey. A sample size of 96 Thai and non-Thai students from an international college were used. The dependent var...
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The objective of this paper is to determine the level intent to engage in eBusiness among university students. This issue is of interests to stakeholders because they allow stakeholders to better plan and manage eBusiness platform and operations. A mixed population of thai and Non-Thai students from entrepreneurship and marketing faculties in a pri...
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The purpose of this research is to provide practical tool for credit evaluation of firms by using cash flow statements as the basis. A predictive function for firm credit score is introduced using the expected cash flow adjusted for internal and external state effects. The data used in this research came from 10 publicly traded companies in SP500 f...
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This paper provides a practical means to verify the level of interdependency between major stock markets in the world and that of China. The recent devaluation of RMB and interest rate change in China were used as two exogenous shocks to gauge the response by major stock markets. This study answers the question of whether China’s economic policy si...
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CERTIFICATE International Journal of Research and Methodology in Social Science CERTIFICATE OF MEMBERSHIP BOARD OF EDITORS Board Member No.: 05-03-2016
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nternational Journal of Research and Methodology in Social Science CERTIFICATE OF MEMBERSHIP BOARD OF EDITORS Board Member No.: 05-03-2016
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We examine financial statements from 102 SME firms with multiple loans in order to verify whether multiple loans significantly affect financial health of SMEs. These SMEs are drawn from Iringa, Tanzania. The intended contribution of this research is the practical applications of the methods and findings which would serve as a guide for risk assessm...
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The objective of this paper is to provide a practical tool for stock price evaluation and forecasting under Extreme Value Theory (EVT). Three existing models are reviewed; these models include: Modern Portfolio Theory, Black-Scholes, and Jarrow-Rudd models. It was found that these models may not be effective tools where option contract is not part...
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ABSTRACT We examine financial statements from 102 SME firms with multiple loans in order to verify whether multiple loans significantly affect financial health of SMEs. These SMEs are drawn from Iringa, Tanzania. The intended contribution of this research is the practical applications of the methods and findings which would serve as a guide for ris...
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Randomness test for continuous and discrete data. Randomness test for continuous data is accomplished by the Adjacent Test. The L table for the adjacent test is provided. Randomness test for discrete data is accomplished by the monobit test. Sample data of 15 days of SP 500 index is provided as a training data. link to excel spreadsheet is provide...
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Self assessment module of research article. An author may make an evaluation of the quality of the article before sending it to publishers or conferences. The Peer review methodology follows the standards set forth in ”Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). American Psychological Association (2010). Washington, DC:...
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Peer Review Standards Score Card is used for assessing the quality of a written article prior to sending the full paper to conferences or publishers. The score card could also be used by Peer Review Board for conferences or publishers when assessing quality of articles prior to publication. The evaluation factors follow the standards set forth by t...
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The objective of this paper is to determine the level intent to engage in eBusiness among university students. This issue is of interests to stakeholders because they allow stakeholders to better plan and manage eBusiness platform and operations. A mixed population of thai and Non-Thai students from entrepreneurship and marketing faculties in a pri...
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The objective of this paper is to test Buddha’s theory on learning success in the context of e-learning. The purpose of the research is to show that student’s efforts, concentration and application of knowledge are dependent on supervised learning environment in order to produce significant outcome. This research employs primary data which consists...
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This paper answers two research questions: what is the appropriate modeling tool for NPL study? and whether the NPL rates in Thailand show improving or deteriorating trend? NPL is of interests to management decision makers because it serves as an indicator for assessing risk in commercial loans. The methodologies employed in this research are syste...
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The objective of this writing is to introduce researchers and practitioners to normal distribution. Most statistical tests require that the data are normally distributed; in applying these tests, instead of verifying whether the data set is indeed normally distributed, researchers tend to assume normality. This assumption without proof sometimes re...
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The objective of this writing is to introduce researchers and practitioners to normal distribution. Most statistical tests require that the data are normally distributed; in applying these tests, instead of verifying whether the data set is indeed normally distributed, researchers tend to assume normality. This assumption without proof sometimes re...
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How to read common statistical tables: Student t table, Z table, Chi square table, and F table.
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How to read common statistical tables: Student t, Unit Normal Distribution (Z), Chi Square, and F tables.
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The research issue is innovation in mathematics education at university level. Sample was drawn from students enrolled in business statistics and marketing research courses. Both courses involve the study and application of statistics and general mathematics. The objective of the research is to verify whether research-based learning is an effective...
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The issue presented in this research is whether mobile phone may be considered e-learning technology for students in Thailand. The objective of the research is to provide a practical tool for academics, researchers, and policymakers in evaluating the linkage between e-learning and mobile phone. The intended contributions of this research are to (i)...
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Knowledge management and innovation contributes to the firm's competitiveness. This paper proposes practical tools for determining competitiveness. The year-by-year growth rate of net profit of publicly traded companies in Thailand was used. The data comes from the Stock exchange of Thailand (SET). The data consists of two data sets, namely listed...
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The objective of this research is to provide a method to determine the magnitude and impact of risk from the AEC-2015. The interdisciplinary tools used included econometrics, population ecology and statistics. The research issue is the magnitude and impact of risk from the AEC-2015, and its potential effect on family business and SME. Macroeconomic...
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The objective of this research is to provide a method to determine the magnitude and impact of risk from the AEC-2015. The interdisciplinary tools used included econometrics, population ecology and statistics. The research issue is the magnitude and impact of risk from the AEC-2015, and its potential effect on family business and SME. Macroeconomic...
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This paper reviews the conventional approach to sample size calculation with finite and non-finite population. Two alternative sample size determination methods are provided. The need and necessity of a test sample as a requisite to minimum sample size determination is explained. Standard error, margin of error and sampling errors are differentiate...
Data
The purpose of this writing is to introduce researchers to correlation coefficient calculation. The Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient is the most common type of correlation; however, the Pearson correlation coefficient may not be applicable in all cases. There are many types of correlation coefficient. The correct choice of correlation...
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The purpose of this paper is to provide tools for the determination and analysis of innovation through statistical methods. Innovation is defined by the confidence interval of the normal probability distribution density function where mean +/- 2 standard deviation leaving a room of +/-0.05 for innovation analysis. The upper tail of the probability...
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The purpose of this writing is to introduce researcher to correlation coefficient calculation. The Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient is the most common type of correlation; however, the Pearson correlation coefficient may not be applicable in all cases. There are many types of correlation coefficient. The correct choice of correlation...
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This paper introduces a new method for determining minimum sample size. Hospitality and tourism industry plays a significant role in Thailand's economy. Basic and applied research in this industry is crucial in providing accurate and useful information for policy makers, business owners, stakeholders, and academics. Research methodology plays an im...
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The purpose of this paper is to define innovation and to proffer evidence of its existence through the use of statistical method and mathematical modeling. Innovation is defined by the confidence interval of the normal probability distribution density where μ ± 2σ = 0.95 leaving a room of ±α = 0.05 for randomness. This paper claims that the upper t...
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This purpose of this paper is to introduce researcher to the tool used to determine the reliability of a survey. A survey is a research instrument. As a research instrument, a survey is use to gather data. If the survey is defective, the data it gathered is said to be unreliable. Such unreliability leads begs the question of reliability and efficac...
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This paper is organized into five sections. Sections 1-3 explain economic competitiveness and sustained growth in the context of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC-2015). Section 4 discusses the international standardization of educational curriculum among the ASEAN countries, and concludes that standardization will come through market mechanism. Se...
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This paper is a theoretical review in an attempt to answer the query regarding trans-generational succession among small, medium sized, and large enterprise (SME). The theoretical review begins with Rational Expectation Theory to explain the risk of failed succession; the decision process under such a theory is comprised of the information set that...
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The objective of this paper is to provide a short-term forecast for the economic crisis in the EU. Most economic forecasts are forecasts for economic growth; forecasts for economic crisis are not common in the field. By using the Carrying Capacity Function from population studies as the basis for the predictive function, the point at which the econ...
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This paper introduces a new concept of distribution called circular distribution. The total area of the circle is defined as the distribution density of the binomial probability which consists of . This probabilistic sum is assumed to be equal to , the area of a unit circle. In a binomial distribution where the probability of success is equal to on...
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In order to discuss nonlinear, it is necessary to know linear regressive as a priori. Without simple regression as the starting point, it would be difficult to understand nonlinear regression. In words, in order to understand the curve and the behavior of a curve, it is necessary to known a straight line. A straight line is the simple regression an...
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Three models are presented: AR (autoregressive), MA (moving average) and ARMA (autoregressive moving average) are common models used in time series forecasting. These three models are the various definition of each element of the General Linear Model: Y = a + b + c. For the study of linear behavior of data, these three models are helpful. However,...
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The purpose of this paper is to introduce researchers to validity test for research in social science. An instrument used in most social science research is written questionnaire. Validity test concerns with the content of the written survey and the comparison between the data obtained from the survey and the claims made. These issues are verified...
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The purpose of this paper is to introduce methods on how to determine Type I and Type II inferential errors in hypothesis testing. The current literature in the field treats this subject in the language of probability. This paper proposes two algebraic formulations call alpha and beta tests. Alpha test is used to determine Type I error. Beta test i...
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There have been many discussions about sustained growth. However, no quantitative model has been created for sustained growth. This paper is the first of its kind to propose a mathematical model to defined sustained growth. The data from ten countries in the ASEAN have been used to test and verify the efficacy of the proposed model. There are three...
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The purpose of this paper is to point out the inherent defects of the Likert scale as a research tool. Research in social science is accomplished through survey questionnaire. The questionnaire is the instrument for the research. If the instrument is defective, the measurement would most likely be inaccurate. The accuracy in social science research...

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This project shares researches and thoughts on contemporary social issues.
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To create awareness that these goals are meaningless without reference to Goal 13. A carbon-neutral farming system is an essential pre-requisite, though within an uncertain time frame. To share experiences and research initiatives towards: 1.0 No Poverty; 2.0 Zero Hunger; 3.0 Good Health and Well-being; 4.0 Quality Education; 5.0 Gender Equality; 6.0 Clean Water and Sanitation.