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ISBN: 0833042084, 9780833042088
Author: Jacob Alex Klerman
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: analysis, policy, manpower, dod, data
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To allow analyses of its personnel practices, the Department of Defense maintains historical administrative data files and administers surveys of military personnel. Military manpower analyses also make use of civilian cross-sectional and longitudinal data. Klerman provides an overview of these data sources and discusses how they can be analyzed with currently underutilized data-matching strategie......
ISBN: 9264073949, 9789264073944
Author: Oecd Publishing
Source: www.oecdbookshop.org
Keywords: sector, fisheries, chilean, appraisal
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Chile is one of the major players in the world fishing scene. But during the past fifty years, Chile has had to face issues of over-investment, sharp declines in catch levels, disputes among stakeholders, fleet downsizing, and aquaculture diseases, among others. This report describes the challenging and complex learning process that the Chilean fisheries and aquaculture sector has undergone and th......
Author: Bruce M. Wetzel
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: groundwater, development, management, applications, modeling, water, california, economic, efficient
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Develops an economic model for groundwater extraction by producers sharing a common aquifer.Each maximizes his discounted total net benefit over an infinite time horizon subject to the effect of his pumping on the water table level for the basin.This leads to an individualized socially optimal pump tax policy where each producer's pump tax rate is the product of the marginal social value of ground......
ISBN: 0833035827, 9780833035820
Authors: Nancy Y. Moore, Cynthia R. Cook, Clifford A. Grammich, Charles Lindenblatt
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: management, supply, initiatives, summary, findings, selected, purchasing, force, analysis, spend, identify, prospective, air, using
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This briefing summarizes research on how the Air Force might use an analysis of its spending to develop better supply strategies, improve its relationships with suppliers, and better manage its supply base. Best practices offer many ways by which the Air Force can improve performance and save money. Such techniques include consolidating multiple contracts with existing providers, selecting the bes......
ISBN: 0833017543, 9780833017543
Authors: Richard Buddin, J. Michael Polich
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: results, initial, design, experiment, recruiting
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This Note describes the design and first six months of experience for a national experiment on a proposed new recruiting program for the U.S. Army. The program, called the "2 + 2 + 4" recruiting option, is one of the tools the Army believes could help sustain its ability to attract high-quality young people during difficult recruiting periods in the future. The authors present RAND's design for th......
ISBN: 1406505803, 9781406505801
Author: Temple Bailey
Source: www.bookdepository.com
Keywords: bailey, temple, judy
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Title JudyAuthors and contributors By (author) Temple BaileyPhysical properties Format: PaperbackNumber of pages: 204Width: 152 mmHeight: 229 mmThickness: 11 mmWeight: 307 gAudience General/tradeISBN ISBN 13: 9781406505801ISBN 10: 1406505803Classifications Nielsen BookScan Product Class: F1.1BICMainSubject: FBCPublisher Dodo PressImprint name Dodo PressPublication date 28 March 2006......
ISBN: 0309075203, 9780309075206
Authors: food, Nutrition Board, Institute Of Medicine
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: upper, intake, levels, nutrients, establishing, model, reference, intakes, risk, assessment, dietary
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Download free ebook: Dietary Reference Intakes:a Risk Assessment Model For Establishing Upper Intake Levels For Nutrients......
Authors: Mina Kimmerling, Mark Spranca, David E. Kanouse, Susan Phillips
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: helper, version, decision, cahps, usability, usefulness, assessing
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In cooperation with other organizations, RAND developed a computer-based program, Decision Helper, to provide potential enrollees with information about health plans. This report summarizes the results of initial usability testing of version 2.0.......
ISBN: 0833029444, 9780833029447
Authors: Will Nicholas, Donna O. Farley, Mary E. Vaiana, Shan Cretin
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: medical, system, guide, action, defense, department, practice, guidelines, work, putting
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The DoD and the VA have placed a priority on the standardization of care in the military and VA health systems to achieve greater consistency, quality, and cost-effectiveness in the delivery of health care services for active duty personnel, dependents, and retirees. In this context, the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) has been working in partnership with RAND to implement DoD/VA clinical practice......
Author: Sharon Skinner
Source: www.smashwords.com
Keywords: word, letter, four, isn’t, plot
Formats:PDF ePub
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Rating:Not yet rated.Published: April 24, 2011Words: 4927 (approximate)Language: EnglishEbook Short DescriptionAuthor Sharon Skinner has released a compelling discussion of plot, Plot Isn’t Just a Four-Letter Word, and it's continued importance in the art of writing compelling fiction, despite the argument in some circles that plot is becoming less relevant.Extended DescriptionAuthor Sharon Skin......