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Author: Georges Vernez
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: labor, force, states, united, women, immigrant
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This report attempts to systematically describe the experience of immigrant women in the U.S. labor market from 1968 to 1998. It includes profiles of their changing origin and characteristics, labor market outcomes, and use of public services.......
Author: Georges Vernez
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: public, services, expenditures, fire, police, determinants, sanitation, demand, urban, production, cost, delivery, functions
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Reviews and assesses the empirical research that has been undertaken for determining expenditures, production, cost, and demand functions for fire, police, and sanitation services.It is concluded that econometric contributions made towards understanding the factors that affect the nature of urban services delivery have fallen short of their potential usefulness for (1) hypothesis testing; (2) fore......
Authors: Georges Vernez, M. Burdick
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: welfare, payment, errors, reduced, drastically, york, city, new
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In a 12-year period, New York City reduced its welfare payment error rate from 27.4 percent to 3.6 percent. This success was achieved in two stages. The first stage spanned the years 1973 to 1980 and was characterized by the establishment of centralized administrative controls, including increasingly demanding client eligibility verification requirements and computerized verification of informatio......
Authors: Georges Vernez, Lee Mizell
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: hispanics, progress, education, monitoring
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The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) has set the goal of doubling the rate at which Hispanics earn a college degree within the next decade. In this context, RAND Education has developed information to assist HSF in developing a comprehensive strategy to meet its goal. This report outlines a comprehensive set of indicators to allow HSF (or anyone else) to monitor progress towards its goal. The propo......
ISBN: 0833030256, 9780833030252
Authors: Georges Vernez, Lee Mizell
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: bachelor, rsquo, degree, earning, hispanics, double, rate, goal
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The level of education Hispanics achieve will largely determine whether their role is commensurate with their demographic importance and whether they partake in the full benefits of living in the United States. Doubling the rate of Hispanics earning a bachelor’s degree will have both public benefits — revenues saved in public welfare, health, and law enforcement program and revenues ea......
Authors: Lee Mizell, Georges Vernez
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: program, effectiveness, hispanics, attainment, education, increasing
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This report reviews what is known about the effects of a broad set of interventions designed to enhance the education attainment of minority and low-income students. It examines programs that intervene at different stages of student life.......
ISBN: 0833047647, 9780833047649
Authors: Georges Vernez, Hugh G. Massey
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: census, characteristics, workforce, estimating, cost, acquisition
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Congress has dictated that cost estimates for major defense acquisition programs be performed by properly qualified members of the armed forces or full-time employees of the Department of Defense. To aid in fulfilling this requirement, RAND Project AIR FORCE was asked to identify the acquisition cost-estimating workforce, describe its background and competencies, and assess its operational needs. ......
ISBN: 0833025562, 9780833025562
Authors: Kevin F. Mccarthy, Georges Vernez
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: mdash, questions, answers, experience, rsquo, changing, economy, california, immigration
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Steadily increasing immigration to California over the past thirty years has profoundly affected the state. Some observers of these changes see the extreme diversity of California’s population as the harbinger of where the nation is headed in the long term. Others see California as the symbol of a major backlash against immigrants and immigration. How has California benefited from immigratio......
ISBN: 0833024965, 9780833024961
Authors: Kevin F. Mccarthy, Georges Vernez
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: rsquo, experience, california, economy, changing, immigration
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The current national debate on immigration policy is especially intense in California, home to one-third of the country’s immigrants. Much of this debate consists of advocates stating their views without the benefit of a nonpartisan assessment of the issue and the challenges it poses for the state. Our study provides such an assessment by examining how immigration has interacted with other d......
ISBN: 0833023586, 9780833023582
Authors: Georges Vernez, Kevin F. Mccarthy
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: policy, issues, analytical, taxpayers, immigration, costs
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Because of recent rapid growth in the number of immigrants, their high concentration in a few states, and a lagging economy that has slowed the growth in public revenues, two questions have received considerable analytical and political attention in recent years: (1) do immigrants contribute more to public revenues than they receive in benefits from public services? and (2) do state and local gove......
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