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- RAND Corporation 2009; US$ 9.95
Increases in educational attainment benefit the public because more highly educated people tend to pay more in taxes, are less likely to use social support programs, and are less likely to commit crimes. This volume examines the monetary value of these benefits over an individual's lifetime and how they vary with education level. more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 77.00
Examining the relationship of cross-cultural differences to ethical behaviour, this book helps readers understand the subtleties and nuances of ethical management practices across nations. This innovative work uses short vignettes to illustrate each of its points, while comparing and analyzing the primary influences on ethical behaviour such as parenting,... more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This work examines the compensation that automobile insurers paid to accident victims in California during a period, 1979 to 1988, when such punitive damages claims were permitted. more...
- RAND Corporation 2007; US$ 9.95
Class actions, which are civil cases in which parties initiate a lawsuit on behalf of other plaintiffs not specifically named in the complaint, often make the headlines, especially when they result in settlements affecting millions of class members and requiring millions of dollars in restitution. They have also aroused vocal policy debates, as exemplified... 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 2005; US$ 9.95
The pending expiration of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) of 2002 is the impetus for this assessment of how TRIA redistributes terrorism losses, helping to inform policymakers on whether to extend, modify, or terminate it. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 49.00
Foreword by Denise M. Rousseau xvi Preface xvii Acknowledgements xviii About the authors xix 1 Persuasive leadership in life and work 1 Beginning cases 2 What is leadership? 4 Persuasive leadership in a new world 5 A newer focus on emotions and logic 6 Leadership as a social role in all living groups 6 Leadership legacies... more...
- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
This report describes California?s K?12 public schools-specifically, their student population, the resources they are provided (finances, teachers, facilities), and their outcomes. It describes both student academic achievement and outcomes that schools may influence and that are inadequately captured in test scores. more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
Following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the federal government adopted the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), which requires insurers to make terrorism coverage available to commercial policyholders. In exchange, the federal government will reimburse insurers for a portion of insured losses above a particular threshold. more...