THE IMPACT OF DHAWAI SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE.
The purpose of this study was to study the impact levels on the people in establishing the Dhawai Special Economic Zone. They were economic impact, social impact, environmental impact, and security impact, The sample of this research was 400 persons, determining the sample size by the Yamane's formula, and proportional stratified random sampling in Saiyok Sub - district, Muang Sub –district and Dan Makam Tia Sub - district using the questionnaire measuring in a 5 -level scale. The statistics used for data analysis were frequency, percentage, mean and standard deviation. The research found that the opinions of the population in the Dhewai Special Economic Zone. The overall was medium, that considering each aspect, social impact was the highest ( X = 3.86), followed by environmental impact ( X = 2.82), economic impact ( X = 2.60) and security impact ( X = 2.65), and respectively.