Middle-Term Loss Prediction Models for the Air Force's Enlisted Force Management System

Information for Updating

by Michael Murray

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This Note describes procedures for updating the middle-term loss equations that will be used in the Air Force's Enlisted Force Management System (EFMS). Updating involves four activities: (1) adding data to the files used to estimate the equations; (2) reestimating the existing specifications of the equations; (3) exploring possible respecifications of the equations to exploit additional data or to accommodate new EFMS needs; and (4) testing and evaluating new versions of the equations intended for use in the EFMS. This document concentrates on the first three activities. The fourth is treated in N-2688.

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