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    Over-investment and Free Cash Flow: Evidence from Thailand 

    Nopphon Tangjitprom (2015-04)

    This paper examines whether there is a relation between over-investment and free cash flow. In perfect capital market, it is expected that investment decision should not be influenced by the level of cash flow. However, the free cash flow hypothesis predicts that firms with higher free cash flow will be vulnerable to the agency problem like over-investment. Using the data from listed firms in the Stock Exchange of Thailand during 2001-2013, the result indicates that there is a positive relation between over-investment and free cash flow...
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    Gold futures contracts on comparing ordinary least squares and bivariate vector autoregression on hedging effectiveness 

    Suppanunta Romprasert (2014)

    Gold futures contracts are effective to be used as a hedging instrument in Thailand commodity futures exchange especially by bivariate vector autoregression model. The results indicate that constant hedge ratio after controlling for basis risk outperform the time-varying hedge ratio. Comparisons of the in-sample and out-of-sample hedging performance of each model imply that the BVAR model performs the better over OLS model. It is important for gold futures market participants to have an understanding of how effective the commodities futur...
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    Malaysia-Singapore-Thailand Capital Accumulation Growth (MST-CAG) 

    Suppanunta Romprasert (2015-04)

    Paper has presented ideal of capital accumulation growth by using Solow Growth Model for Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand case. Based on past 10 years by those three countries, the economies have expanded. The investment on infrastructure also shows as a part of country’s sustained economic growth such as telecommunications, electricity and ports. In the same time countries are experiencing a growing in shortage of skilled technical personnel. Then, paper’s objective is to examine whether growth of countries is due to countries’ capit...
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    The influence of culture, gender and academic achievement on foreign language anxiety 

    Angsana Chanak (2016-03)

    Although a multitude of research studies have been conducted on communication anxiety, studies investigating cultural factors and communication anxiety from both a reading and writing perspective are limited. To help educators, the present study compared students from Thailand and the People‟s Republic of China (PRC) at an international university, in order to discover if culture, gender and academic achievement are significantly related to reading and writing anxiety. The results indicated that overall reading anxiety was not significantly dif...
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    Developing interreligious dialogue in Myanmar: reflections on the Vatican document educating to intercultural dialogue in Catholic Schools 

    Win, Matthias Saw San (Assumption University Press, 2018)

    For the Roman Catholic Church beginning with Vatican II, interreligious dialogue has been promoted as an instrument to obtain mutual understanding. This has been outlined in the document Nostra Aetate. The Bishops of Myanmar, fully aware that interreligious dialogue is highly necessary for witnessing the gospel of Jesus Christ in this Buddhist-majority nation, have taken steps in their respective dioceses to further promote this approach. This paper is an analysis of the ways this has been implemented. It will show that a positive atti...
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