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durongkaveroj, wannaphong (2012): การปฏิรูปประเทศไทยเข้าสู่รัฐสวัสดิการ.


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As Thailand grew annually due to an impressive economic growth, the problem of poverty was still dominant. The concept of welfare state was recognized as an effective tools in eradicating of poverty. The purpose of this study was to review the condition for reforming Thailand to become a welfare state and also to collect perspectives of welfare system among 400 respondents using questionnaire. The study revealed that samples 74.8% are moderately satisfied the social welfare provided by government within 5 years. Samples 96.3% want more social welfare from government and 95% want Thailand to become a welfare state. Samples 84.3% desire to pay more to help finance government expenditure for providing welfare and the 42.5% of agreed people with reforming desire to pay 5% of their income. Samples 71.5% are facing the standard of living problem such as poverty, inequalities and high cost of living. Also, samples 65.5% want in-cash benefit social welfare assistance from government. Consequently, this research is a good guideline for government to develop the policy so as to improve the citizen’s living standard and develop the country in the future

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