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- RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95
An investigation of the effects of having symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on the labor market earnings of reservists in the years following deployment. more...
- RAND Corporation 2009; US$ 9.95
Since 2000, black representation among high-quality recruits in the Army has decreased, while Hispanic representation has increased; in the Navy, black representation has remained stable and Hispanic representation has increased. The authors identify factors that explain these trends and consider which policies are likely to be most effective in increasing... more...
- RAND Corporation 2010; US$ 9.95
No-fault regimes, a formerly popular alternative to the tort compensation system for auto-accident victims, have gradually lost support. Over time, premiums and claim costs have grown in no-fault states relative to other states, primarily driven by explosive medical cost increases. No-fault and tort states have also converged across many domains affecting... more...
- RAND Corporation 2012; US$ 9.95
This comprehensive, quantitative assessment of how injury sustained by service members deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan affects their subsequent labor market earnings also explores the extent to which retirement and disability payments compensate for any resulting earnings losses. The analysis controls for a rich array of individual-level characteristics,... more...
Analysis of Financial Support to the Surviving Spouses and Children of Casualties in the Iraq and Afghanistan WarsRAND Corporation 2012; US$ 9.95
Examines how the death of service members affects the subsequent labor market earnings of surviving spouses and the extent to which survivor benefits provided by the Department of Defense, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Social Security Administration compensate for lost household earnings. Also assesses the extent to which payments surviving... more...
- RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95
This report identifies potential mechanisms through which the Affordable Care Act (ACA) might affect liability claim costs and develops rough estimates of the size and direction of expected impacts as of 2016. Overall, effects of the ACA appear likely to be small relative to aggregate auto, workers? compensation, and medical malpractice insurer payouts,... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 273.00
Fritz Appel has continued to play an active role in TiAl research since his retirement in 2006 as group leader of physical metallurgy. He obtained his Ph.D. in 1973 and his habilitation in 1987 from the Martin-Luther University in Halle, Germany. He spent six months in Japan on a JSPS fellowship in 1987, joining the GKSS Research Center in Geesthacht... more...