Robert A Moffitt Free eBooks (1)

Authors: Robert A. Moffitt, Robert T. Reville, Anne E. Winkler, Jane Mcclure Burstain
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Keywords: tanf, programs, state, rules, marriage, cohabitation
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In recent years, there has been continued interest in marriage, cohabitation, and the welfare system. The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 provided $150 million annually in funds for initiatives to promote healthy marriages based on the perception that married couples are more stable, among other potential benefits for families and children. This working paper examines whether the recent push for mar......
ISBN: 0309061253, 9780309061254
Authors: robert A. Moffitt, Editor; Committee On Population, National Research Council
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Keywords: research, perspectives, behavior, reproductive, family, welfare
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The design of welfare programs in an era of reform and devolution to the states must take into account the likely effects of programs on demographic behavior. Most research on welfare in the past has examined labor market issues, although there have also been some important evaluations of the effects of the Aid to Families with Dependent Children Program on out-of-wedlock childbearing. Much less i......
ISBN: 0309060257, 9780309060257
Authors: john Haaga, Robert A. Moffitt, Editors; Committee On Population, National Research Council, Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: report, meeting, behavior, reproductive, family, welfare
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The design of welfare programs in an era of reform and devolution to the states must take into account the likely effects of programs on demographic behavior. In the past, most research on welfare has examined labor market issues, although there have also been some important evaluations of the effects of Aid to Families with Dependent Children on out-of-wedlock childbearing. Much less information ......
ISBN: 0309072743, 9780309072748
Authors: Panel On Data, Methods For Measuring The Effects Of Changes In Social Welfare Programs, Robert A. Moffitt, Michele Ver Ploeg, editors, Committee On National Statistics, National Research Council
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Keywords: transition, era, reform, welfare, evaluating
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Reform of welfare is one of the nation's most contentious issues, with debate often driven more by politics than by facts or careful analysis. Evaluating Welfare Reform in an Era of Transition identifies key policy questions for measuring whether our changing social welfare programs are working.It also reviews the available studies and research and recommends the most effective ways to address tho......
ISBN: 0309076234, 9780309076234
Authors: Panel On Data, Methods For Measuring The Effects Of Changes In Social Welfare Programs, Michele Ver Ploeg, Robert A. Moffitt,, Constance F. Citro, editors, Committee On National Statistics, National Research Council
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Keywords: research, issues, collection, data, welfare, populations, studies
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This volume, a companion to Evaluating Welfare Reform in an Era of Transition, is a collection of papers on data collection issues for welfare and low-income populations. The papers on survey issues cover methods for designing surveys taking into account nonresponse in advance, obtaining high response rates in telephone surveys, obtaining high response rates in in-person surveys, the effects of in......
ISBN: 083304186X, 9780833041869
Authors: Lloyd Dixon, Robert J. Lempert, Tom Latourrette, Robert T. Reville, Paul Steinberg
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Keywords: terrorism, insurance, interim, results, market, interventions, offs, among, alternative, government, trade
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This documented briefing presents interim findings from a RAND Center for Terrorism Risk Management Policy project that aims to inform the debate over extending the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 (TRIA), as modified in 2005. The study uses analytic tools for identifying and assessing key trade-offs among strategies under conditions with considerable uncertainty to assess three alternative go......
ISBN: 0833036777, 9780833036773
Authors: Kristin F. Lynch, John G. Drew, Robert S. Tripp, Charles Robert Roll,
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Keywords: operation, iraqi, freedom, lessons, forces, air, space, expeditionary, supporting
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Since 1997, RAND has studied options for configuring an Agile Combat Support (ACS) system that would enable the achievement of Air and Space Expeditionary Force (AEF) goals. Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) offered an opportunity to examine the implementation of new ACS concepts in a wartime environment. In 2000, Project AIR FORCE helped evaluate combat support lessons from Joint Task Force Noble Anv......
ISBN: 0833027336, 9780833027337
Authors: David Rubenson, Robert Weissler, Carolyn Wong, Robert Everson
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Keywords: strategy, land, national, army
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The Army and the Department of Defense (DoD) have a long-term need to access land for training and testing.Both have been criticized for failing to determine their overall land needs, and for pursuing land expansions without a rational strategy.Critics charge that the military is involved in "land-grabs" driven by the inability to share resources across organizational boundaries within DoD. This r......
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