Full and Productive Employment

Platform economy and its impact on service workers: case studies from Thailand

Akkanut 

Wantanasombut 

 

2018

Institute of Asian Studies–Mekong Studies Centre

This study analyses the effect of platform economy on the employment;  the response of the government in foreign countries;  the working conditions, experiences and views of digital workers amid the changing of employer-employee relationship; as well as the correlation between this relationship and the law concerninf the  worker’s protection 

 

http://library.fes.de/pdf-files/bueros/thailand/14771.pdf

The Impact of a Universal Allowance for Older Persons on Labor Force Participation:The Case of Thailand

Asst.Prof. Jessica, Ph.D.

Vechbanyongratana

 

2015

Faculty of Economics

This paper assesses the impact of the 2009 implementation of a universal Monthly Allowance for Older Persons on the labor force participation of older workers in Thailand. 

https://muse.jhu.edu/article/581226

Transfer Payments and Upper Secondary School Outcomes : The Case of Low-income Female Students in Thailand 

Asst.Prof. Jessica, Ph.D.

Vechbanyongratana

 

2015

Faculty of Economics

This study assesses the impact of cash transfers to low-income female Thai students on improving upper secondary school outcomes, as measured by grade point average (GPA) and transition to tertiary education.

https://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S0217590815500824

Ruttiya Bhula-or

2019

College of Population Studies

This paper explores the impact of Thailand’s 300-baht minimum wage policy on wages and employment of migrant workers using secondary data, such as the Informal Employment Survey, and qualitative methods, including interviews with 100 migrant workers from Myanmar in food/food processing and garment manufacturing sectors in Bangkok, Samut Sakhon, Samut Prakan and Tak.

https://cdri.org.kh/wp-content/uploads/02-English.pdf

Migration and sustainable development in Thailand

Ruttiya Bhula-or

2005

College of Population Studies

Previous studies have focused on migration and development from an economic perspective. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate sustainable migration and development in an integrative manner, including economic, social and environmental perspectives linking theoretical frameworks with empirical evidence in Thailand.

https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/AEDS-02-2019-0036/full/html

Meet Demands of the Logistics Industry

Ruttiya Bhula-or

2005

College of Population Studies

Previous studies have focused on migration and development from an economic perspective. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate sustainable migration and development in an integrative manner, including economic, social and environmental perspectives linking theoretical frameworks with empirical evidence in Thailand. 

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/265425586_Meet_Demands_of_the_Logistics_Industry

Earnings differentials between formal and informal employment in Thailand

Ruttiya Bhula-or

2015

College of Population Studies

The paper estimates the earnings gap between formal and informal employment in Thailand, using a sample of workers that includes both wage and self- employed workers. The findings of this study have implications for policies for productive transformation in the country, along with a focus on education and gender equality.

Problem of skills mismatch in Asia and the Pacific: How useful are the existing measurement for future skills strategies

Ruttiya Bhula-or

2018

College of Population Studies

undertakes a skills mismatch analysis in ten countries in Asia and the Pacific to provide a comparative regional perspective on skills mismatch. It fills the gap in the existing literature that consists mostly of national level studies that use different approaches to examine skills mismatch. The countries utilized in this study include Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, Viet Nam, and Timor-Leste. The data sets utilized are from relevant household surveys.

https://www.academia.edu/41750295/Problem_of_skills_mismatch_in_Asia_and_the_Pacific_How_useful_are_the_existing_measurement_for_future_skills_strategies

Factors Affecting the State of Empowerment of Migrant Workers through Complaint Mechanisms: Comparative Study of Migrant Workers in Thailand and Japan

Ruttiya Bhula-or

2018

College of Population Studies

This study aims to identify factors affecting different state of empowerment using migrant workers’ decisions to promptly respond to labour related problems as a proxy.

 

 

https://socialscienceresearch.org/index.php/GJHSS/article/view/1419

Intensive and Extensive Margins of Labour Supply in Thailand: Decomposing the Pattern of Work Behaviours

Asst. Prof. Nuarpear Lekfuangfu, Ph.D.

 

2017

College of Population Studies

The paper highlights the important differences between the extensive margins (participation) and the intensive margins (hours-of-work) of labour supply, in the case of Thailand.

 

https://www.pier.or.th/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/pier_dp_059.pdf

Social Capital and Human Resources Development of Migrant workers from Myanmar, Laos and Camodia after their migration to Thailand

Montakarn Chimmamee, Ph.D

2014

Social Research Institute

This article studies the social capital relating to the development of Thai language skill of migrant workers in Thailand.

 

https://so04.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/socialresearchjournal/article/view/83840

ASEAN Urgent Matters on Migrant Workers  

Asst.Prof. Suphasit Taweejamsap, Ph.D.

 

2016

Faculty of Laws

This study analyses the low-skilled migrant workers in the context of ASEAN in general and in the context of Thailand, Singapore and Myanmar etc. as well as studies agreement and policies so as to reach a conlusion on best guidelines for policies and practices as well as law and regulations. 

 

https://www.parliament.go.th/ewtadmin/ewt/parliament_parcy/download/article/article_20170626115148.pdf

http://e-library.itd.or.th/viewer/144491395?page=1

http://www.tnrr.in.th/?page=result_search&record_id=10414634

Understanding Recruitment Industry in Thailand

Emeritus Professor Supang Chantavanich, Ph. D.

 

2010 

Social Research Institute

This article studies the structure, profile and characteristics of Thai employment agencies, examine the practices of licensed employment agencies in recruiting Thai migrant workers for employment abroad, explore possible ties between the employment agencies and government officials and politicians and investigate the enforcement of the labor recruitment law with respect to employment agencies, as well as possible links to human trafficking.

 

http://www.arcmthailand.com/documents/publications/English_final_report_24-1_-_film.pdf

Under the shadow: Forced labour among sea fishers in Thailand

Emeritus Professor Supang Chantavanich, Ph. D.  

2016

Social Research Institute

This paper discusses the findings of a large-scale survey (n=596) undertaken with fishers – Thai, Cambodian and Myanmar – in four coastal provinces in Thailand to gain insight into the existence of deceptive and coercive recruitment practices, exploitative working conditions, and forced labour in the fishing industry.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/295084909_Under_the_shadow_Forced_labour_among_sea_fishers_in_Thailand

http://www.ias.chula.ac.th/ias/Images/Article/2015/article-2015-12-12-28-preview.pdf

How Do Socially Controversial Companies Do During a Stressful Time?: Evidence From the Great Recession

Assoc. Prof. Pattanaporn Chatjuthamard

2018

Sasin School of Management

Chulalongkorn University

This study investigates the performance of socially controversial companies, notably, alcohol, tobacco, firearms, nuclear etc. during a financial crisis. 

 

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3302397

Sufficiency Economy Philosophy and Firm Risks

Pattanaporn Chatjuthamard

2016

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The findings support the notion that alignment with Sufficiency Economy Philosophy could reduce risk without sacrificing performance. 

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2858216

Sources of Finance and Export Performance: Evidence From Thai Manufacturing SMEs

Assist. Prof. Yot Amornkitvikai, Ph. D.

 

2017  

College of Population Studies

Chulalongkorn University

This study emphasizes the contribution of sources of finance to the export participation and export intensity of Thai manufacturing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and manufacturing firms in aggregate. 

 

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/317785174_SOURCES_OF_FINANCE_AND_EXPORT_PERFORMANCE_EVIDENCE_FROM_Thai_MANUFACTURING_SMEs

Determinants of E-commerce adoption and utilisation by SMEs in Thailand 

Assist. Prof. Yot Amornkitvikai, Ph. D.

 

2020  

College of Population Studies

Chulalongkorn University

This study empirically investigates the factors and barriers which hinder e-commerce adoption and utilisation levels by Thai SMEs in the food and beverage and retail industries. 

 

https://www.iseas.edu.sg/images/pdf/ISEASEWP2020-1AmornkitvikaiLee.pdf