How have deployments during the war on terrorism affected reenlistment? [electronic resource] / James Hosek, Francisco Martorell.
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- Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2009.
- Monograph (Rand Corporation)
1 online resource (174 p.)
- War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Manpower -- United States.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Foreign service.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Operational readiness.
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- This research sought to understand how recent deployments have affected reenlistment by examining trends in deployments and reenlistments, developing a theoretical model, and conducting an econometric analysis of survey and administrative data to identify the effect of deployment, by service, on reenlistment. It also examined the role of reenlistment bonuses in maintaining reenlistment levels during the war on terrorism.
- Cover Page; Title Page; Contents; Preface; Figures; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter One Introduction; Chapter Two Background and Review of Selected Literature; Background; Literature Review; Chapter Three Modeling Deployment and Reenlistment; Utility Model of Deployment; Chapter Four Data Sources and Analysis Samples; Data Sources; Dataset of Reenlistment Decisions; Survey-Administrative Linked Dataset; Chapter FiveEconometric Model; Chapter Six Empirical Results Using Survey Data; Baseline Estimates
Estimates Controlling for Overtime Work and Deviations from Expected Time Away fromHomeEstimates Using Similar Specification to That Used in the Administrative Data Analysis; Conclusion; Chapter Seven Empirical Results Using Administrative Data; Estimates of Deployment and Bonus Effects, 2002-2007; Deployment Effects on Retention Over Time; Hostile Deployment Effects by Extent of Deployment; Effects by Service Member Subgroups; Conclusions; Chapter Eight The Role of Reenlistment Bonuses in Sustaining Retention; Illustrative Examples; Comparison to Deployment Pay and Potential Bonus Amounts
Reenlistment Bonus Prevalence and GenerosityAccounting for the Impact of Bonuses on Army First-Term Reenlistment; Conclusions; Chapter Nine Conclusion; Appendixes; A. A Model of Reenlistment Bonus Setting; B. R elationship Between Bias in Estimated Bonus Effect and Estimated DeploymentEffect; C. Additional Regression Results; D. Comparison with Hansen and Wenger's Navy Pay Elasticity; References
"Prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense."
"National Defense Research Institute."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-151).
- United States. Dept. of Defense. Office of the Secretary of Defense.
National Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
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