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Authors: Juliano Assuncao, Leandro Siqueira Carvalho
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: selection, migrants, choices, educational, constraints, endogenous, financial
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The Roy model predicts that migrants will be disproportionately drawn from the lower half of the educational distribution of the sending country if the sending country has a higher return to schooling. However, Mexican immigrants in the U.S. tend to be disproportionately drawn from the middle of the distribution. This paper argues that financial constraints may explain why. It studies migrants' se......
ISBN: 0255364393, 9780255364393
Authors: David A. Green, Jane Lewis
Source: www.civitas.org.uk
Keywords: welfare, choice, state, beveridge
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Paperback: 147 pages Publisher: Inst of Economic Affairs (January 1999) Language: English ISBN-10: 0255364393 ISBN-13: 978-0255364393......
Author: Lindsay Daugherty
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: families, care, using, center, aren, hispanic, choices, child
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Hispanic children are likely to make up a large portion of those who are targeted by new public initiatives in early childhood education because they are the fastest-growing segment of the child population in the United States. They are a particularly large segment of the population in California, where they account for 59 percent of the population of children under age 5 in Los Angeles County. Ye......
Authors: Dana P. Goldman, Nicole Maestas
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: portfolio, choice, household, risk, expenditure, medical
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As health care costs continue to rise, medical expenses have become an increasingly important contributor to financial risk. Economic theory suggests that when background risk rises, individuals will reduce their exposure to other risks. This paper presents a test of this theory by examining the effect of medical expenditure risk on the willingness of elderly Medicare beneficiaries to hold risky a......
ISBN: 928081155X, 9789280811551
Author: Lynn Krieger Mytelka
Source: www.ebookdb.org
Keywords: developing, countries, issues, transport, choices, hydrogen, making
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Publisher: IDRCPublished Time: IDRCPages: 416This timely research discusses how developing countries can factor in competing arguments about the impending arrival of practical hydrogen fuel technology as they explore options for future policies. Since the mid-1990s, the emergence of a hydrogen economy and the speed of its arrival have been vigorously debated. The debate has mainly been among polic......
Authors: Adeline Delavande, Susann Rohwedder
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: benefits, portfolio, choice, security, social, uncertainty, future, individuals
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Little is known about the degree to which individuals are uncertain about their future Social Security benefits, how this varies within the U.S. population, and whether this uncertainty influences financial decisions related to retirement planning. To illuminate these issues, the authors present empirical evidence from the Health and Retirement Study Internet Survey and document systematic variati......
Author: Embeca Erekose
Source: www.e-booksdirectory.com
Keywords: erekose, embeca, drugs, abuse, choice
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My Choice to Abuse Drugsby Embeca Erekose 2008Number of pages: 43Description:The title of the book throws one off-balance at the first moment - what will that be? Some suicidal narrative by a decadent delinquent? Surprisingly it is in a fact a gripping semi-autobiographical philosophical blockbuster, a metaphysical page-turner. The ideas presented by the author are scandalously anti-general consen......
ISBN: 0821383566, 9780821383568
Author: Unknown
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: choices, work, experience, ethiopia, career, workers, real, world, health, discovering
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World Bank Working Papers 191: Africa Human Development SeriesEnglish; Paperback; 64 pages; 7x10Published June 24, 2010 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-8356-8; SKU: 18356 Discovering the Real World presents unique evidence on healthworkers’ career choices in Ethiopia. It shows that challengeslike health workers’ limited willingness to work in rural areas,as well as their likelihood to ......
Authors: Robert Clark, Melinda Sandler Morrill
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: retirement, accepting, plan, lump, payment, annuity, receiving, sum, state, needs, information, workers, leaving, carolina, north, choices
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When a worker who is covered by a defined benefit retirement plan terminates employment prior to retirement, in many cases she may choose to either leave her money in the pension plan or accept a lump sum distribution of pension assets. This choice can have significant long run implications for future retirement income. This project examined all terminations from state and local government employm......
Authors: Ron Zimmer, Brian Gill, Paula Razquin, Kevin Booker, J. R. Lockwood, Georges Vernez, Beatrice Birman, Michael Garet, Jennifer O'day
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: educational, supplemental, services, student, achievement, choice, school, implementation, local, child, volume, title, state
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A key component of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) was to provide options to parents whose children had been attending Title I schools identified for improvement, corrective action, or restructuring due to failure to achieve adequate yearly progress toward meeting state standards for two or more years. Under NCLB, parents have the option of (1) transferring their children to another sc......
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