Forecasting Economic, Social and Environmental Growth in the Sanitary and Service Sector Based on Thailand's Sustainable Development Policy
 
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Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Publish date: 2018-01-01
 
J. Ecol. Eng. 2018; 19(1):205–210
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The purpose of this study is to forecast the long run implementation of Thailand’s sustainable development policy in three main aspects, including economic, social and environmental aspect for the the sanitary and service sectors from 2016 until 2045. According to the national data for the years 2000–2015, based on the ARIMAX model, it has been found that Thai economy system is potentially changed and growing rapidly by 25.76%, the population has grown by 7.15%, and the Greenhouse gas emissions will gradually increase by 49.65%, in the year 2045. However, based on the analysis above, if Thailand fails to run the afore-mentioned policy properly, it will be difficulto successfully implement sustainable development, because the increased emission is moving in the same direction with economy and social aspect of Thailand.
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR:
Pruethsan Sutthichaimethee   
Chulalongkorn University, 254 Phayathai Rd, Wang Mai, Khet Pathum Wan, 10330 Bangkok, Thailand