Decomposing Racial Disparities in Prison and Drug Treatment Commitments for Criminal Offenders in California
We assess whether black-white disparities in commitments to prison or diversions to treatment for drug offenders in California can be explained by differences in the characteristics of criminal cases and whether case characteristics are weighed differently by race.
Jan 1, 2014
Disparities in prison and diversion to drug treatment among drug-involved offenders affect hundreds of thousands of citizens and might reinforce imbalances in criminal justice and health outcomes.
May 13, 2013
Identifies and synthesizes the best commercial purchasing and supply chain management practices and analyzes how they can be used to develop supply strategies for Air Force "low-demand" spare parts.
Jun 23, 2010
This paper examines associations between substance use and occupational injuries and reviews related literature and policies.
May 27, 2009
To help the Air Force assess the effectiveness of its purchasing and supply-chain management initiative, the authors have developed an econometric model to help isolate the effects of this initiative from those of other possible influences.
Jan 13, 2008
The Dynamic Retention Model for Air Force Officers: New Estimates and Policy Simulations of the Aviator Continuation Pay Program
The dynamic retention model (DRM) can be used to take into account the retention effect of the availability of multi-year contracts such as the Aviator Continuation Pay (ACP) program to certain classes of U.S. Air Force officers.
Sep 3, 2007
This research examines how teenage drug and alcohol use responds to changes in the economy.
Jan 1, 2007
Past-year marijuana use does not significantly predict later development of depression.
Jan 1, 2006
Given that reserve components are increasingly being called upon to provide support across the entire spectrum of military operations, the authors examine reserve recruiting and the likely challenges facing the reserve components.
Aug 18, 2005
Describes the condition and performance of California’s K-12 public schools in terms of student population, resources, and outcomes, analyzing trends and comparing California to other states and the nation as a whole.
Jan 1, 2005
Jan 1, 2004
This analysis uses intra-state differences in unemployment rates during a person's teenage years as an instrumental variable to address potential selection bias problems in estimating the effects of schooling on adult health outcomes.
Jan 1, 2003
Relevant to the annual report to Congress by the Department of Defense mandated by the FY00 National Defense Authorization Act, this document presents estimates of the predicted effects of the act's basic pay increases for FY00 and FY01 and provides rich
May 1, 2002
Despite Becker's theory that employers pay for workers' firm-specific training only, employer-financed general training is quite common.
Jan 1, 2002
This paper's empirical evidence shows that the allocation of rewards in a test-based accountability system for schools depends on the methods used to construct the accountability formulas.
Jan 1, 2001
Trends in Long-Run versus Cross-Section Inequality in the 1970s and 1980s
Jan 1, 2001