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ISBN: 0833010549, 9780833010544
Authors: Bruce R. Orvis, Martin T. Gahart, Karl Schutz
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: determinants, incentives, service, military, among, applicants, enlistment
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Drawing primarily on results from the 1983 Survey of Military Applicants, a survey of male youths without prior military service who took the written test to qualify for the military, this report presents findings on three research issues: (1) the implementation of the programs associated with the Enlistment Bonus Test, a nationwide experiment on the effectiveness of various cash enlistment bonuse......
Authors: Mark R. Chassin, Jacqueline Kosecoff, David Solomon, Robert H. Brook
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Keywords: determinants, appropriateness, clinical, used, angiography, coronary
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This Note uses ratings of appropriateness derived from an expert physician panel to measure how appropriately physicians in 1981 performed coronary angiography in a randomly selected, community-based sample of cases in the Medicare population. The authors studied three large geographic areas in three states, representing regions of high and low use.The high-use site had fewer procedures classified......
Authors: Jinkook Lee, Regina Shih, Kevin Carter Feeney, Kenneth M. Langa
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Keywords: determinants, female, disadvantage, geographic, individual, health, older, indians, cognitive
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India is experiencing a rapid demographic and epidemiologic transition. Among a growing aging population, non-communicable diseases, including dementia, are increasingly prevalent, but our understanding of cognitive health is quite limited. Recent studies suggest that women in developed countries perform as well or better than men on cognitive functioning tests, though research from developing cou......
ISBN: 0833037544, 9780833037541
Author: Jennifer Kavanagh
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Keywords: military, experience, training, aptitude, contribution, performance, findings, productivity, personnel, review, determinants
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Reviews the primary literature and empirical findings related to three major factors that affect military personnel productivity: experience, training, and ability. The majority of studies concerning the relationship between productivity and experience, training, or aptitude find that each of these three factors contributes significantly to personnel productivity. Most studies confirm that careeri......
ISBN: 0833003968, 9780833003966
Authors: Lawrence Helbers, James L. Mcdowell
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Keywords: improvement, repair, housing, determinants
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This report examines the determinants of dwelling repairs and improvements and shows how federal action could encourage participants to make repairs to their dwellings.Data come from the property-level longitudinal files of homeowners, tenants, and landlords, collected annually as part of the Housing Assistance Supply Experiment.Section II describes the database and the characteristics of repair a......
Author: T. P. Schultz
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Keywords: policy, evaluation, application, evidence, determinants, theory, fertility
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Surveys the first generation of theoretical and empirical research on the determinants of parent demand for children, discussing the strengths and shortcomings of the state of the art in economic analyses of fertility determinants.Some of the emerging elements of a theory of fertility determination are reviewed.The report also considers the techniques used to evaluate family planning programs, and......
Author: Paul Fritz Langer
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Keywords: domestic, determinants, policy, security, national, japanese
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Japanese defense policymaking is constrained by the psychological-political atmosphere of postwar Japan.The popular attitude toward military power remains essentially negative, because of (1) doubts regarding the utility of military power to Japan; (2) concern about a revival of militarism; and (3) the conviction that Japan need not fear aggression if it does not provoke its neighbors through rear......
Author: Yuhui Zheng
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Keywords: older, americans, among, obesity, determinants, economic
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During the past thirty years the prevalence of obesity among the U.S. population has doubled. Obesity, characterized by excess body fat, is associated with worse health, higher medical costs, and lost productivity. Longitudinal data shows that nowadays individuals continue gaining weight until their sixties, and obesity rate among the near-elderly population is the highest. Therefore identifying e......
Author: Kamiljon T. Akramov
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Keywords: input, nigeria, determinants, services, agricultural, decentralization
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Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res InstPublished Time: Intl Food Policy Res InstPages: 32Using a large household survey data, this study examines the impact of government involvement in agricultural service provision on the use of modern inputs by farmers in Nigeria. The empirical methodology used in this study is based on the multilevel (nested) mixed effects estimator and controls for systematic di......
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