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Back To Work: Expectations And Realizations Of Work After Retirement, Nicole Maestas 2009 Rand Corporation

Back To Work: Expectations And Realizations Of Work After Retirement, Nicole Maestas

Nicole Maestas

This forthcoming paper analyzes a puzzling aspect of retirement behavior known as "unretirement." Nearly 50 percent of retirees follow a nontraditional retirement path that involves partial retirement or unretirement, and at least 26 percent of retirees later unretire. I explore two possible explanations: 1) unretirement transitions result from failures in planning or financial shocks; and 2) unretirement transitions are anticipated prior to retirement, reflecting a more complex retirement process. I show that unretirement was anticipated for the vast majority of those returning to work, and is not a result of financial shocks, poor planning or low wealth accumulation.


Now Let Every Man Learn His Duty - 2-Part Choir (Sa Or Tb), Keith D. Rowley 2009 Utah Valley University

Now Let Every Man Learn His Duty - 2-Part Choir (Sa Or Tb), Keith D. Rowley

Keith D Rowley

An anthem for 2-part choir, SA or TB, and piano with words from D&C 107:99-100.


Review Of The Woman In The Zoot Suit: Gender, Nationalism, And The Cultural Politics Of Memory By Catherine S. Ramírez, Richard Mora 2009 Occidental College

Review Of The Woman In The Zoot Suit: Gender, Nationalism, And The Cultural Politics Of Memory By Catherine S. Ramírez, Richard Mora

Richard Mora

No abstract provided.


Income Taxes, Compensating Differentials, And Occupational Choice: How Taxes Distort The Wage-Amenity Decision (With Hui Shan), David Powell 2009 Rand Corporation

Income Taxes, Compensating Differentials, And Occupational Choice: How Taxes Distort The Wage-Amenity Decision (With Hui Shan), David Powell

David Powell

The link between taxes and occupational choices is central for understanding the welfare impacts of income taxes. Just as taxes distort the labor-leisure decision, they may also distort the wage-amenity decision. Yet, there have been few studies on the full response along this margin. When tax rates increase, workers favor jobs with lower wages and more amenities. We introduce a two-step methodology which sues compensating differentials to characterize the tax elasticity of occupational choice. We estimate a significant compensated elasticity of 0.03, implying that a 10% increase in the net-of-tax rate causes workers to change to a 0.3 ...


Sustainable Value Management: Leading Organizations For An Integrated Triple Bottom Line, Marco Tavanti 2009 DePaul University

Sustainable Value Management: Leading Organizations For An Integrated Triple Bottom Line, Marco Tavanti

Marco Tavanti

An organization without an integrated bottom line approach is not designed to last. Value management is the organizational glue which makes it possible to integrate financial sustainability with social responsibility and environmental concerns. This paper suggests sustainable value management in the context of recent developments in corporate social responsibility, sustainability and the triple bottom line. The author argues that economic, social, and environmental sustainability needs to be integrated into value-centered management. Sustainable value creation with leaders and managers leads to sustainable growth for 21st century managerial practices aiming to benefit both shareholders and stakeholders.


An Empirical Evaluation Of Three Post Keynesian Models, Ben Zipperer, Peter Skott 2009 University of Massachusetts, Amherst

An Empirical Evaluation Of Three Post Keynesian Models, Ben Zipperer, Peter Skott

Ben Zipperer

Structuralist and post Keynesian models differ in their assumptions about firms’ investment behavior and pricing/output decisions. This paper compares three benchmark models: Kaleckian, Robinsonian and Kaldorian. We analyze the implications of these models for the steady growth path and the cyclical properties of the economy, and evaluate the consistency of the theoretical predictions with empirical evidence for the US. Our regression results and the stylized cyclical pattern of key variables are consistent with the Kaldorian model. The Kaleckian investment function and the Robinsonian pricing behavior find no support in the data. JEL Categories: E12, E32, O41


The Multidimensional Structure Of Gottfredson And Hirschi's Concept Of Self-Control, Gang Lee 2009 University of Texas at El Paso

The Multidimensional Structure Of Gottfredson And Hirschi's Concept Of Self-Control, Gang Lee

Gang Lee

The purpose of this study is to determine the unidimensionality of Grasmick’s operationalization of Gottfredson and Hirschi’s criminality inducing the concept of low self-control. By applying confirmatory factor analysis procedures that incorporate advances in the application, the proposed six factor model and two alternative models were examined suggesting that Grasmick’s low self-control scale actually contains 6 distinguishable factors, not a single factor. The factors identified to be consistent with the six factor model were impulsivity, simple tasks, risk seeking, physical activities, self-centered, and temper.


Cyclical Patterns Of Employment, Utilization And Profitability, Ben Zipperer, Peter Skoot 2009 University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Cyclical Patterns Of Employment, Utilization And Profitability, Ben Zipperer, Peter Skoot

Ben Zipperer

The interaction between income distribution, accumulation, employment and the utilization of capital is central to macroeconomic models in the `heterodox' tradition. This paper examines the stylized pattern of these variables using US data for the period after 1948. We look at the trends and cycles in individual time series and examine the bivariate cycical patterns among the variables. JEL Categories: E12, E32, O41


Economic Evaluation Of A Prerelease Substance Abuse Treatment Program For Repeat Criminal Offenders, Michael T. French, Hai Fang, Ralph Fretz 2009 University of Miami

Economic Evaluation Of A Prerelease Substance Abuse Treatment Program For Repeat Criminal Offenders, Michael T. French, Hai Fang, Ralph Fretz

Michael T. French

Substance use disorders are common conditions among repeat criminal offenders. Without addressing these underlying substance use behaviors, parolees are significantly more likely to recidivate within 1 year of release. New Jersey is one of the first states to actively pursue substance abuse treatment options for inmates who are in the final stages of their sentences. Given the fiscal realities of taxpayer-supported programs, such initiatives must clearly demonstrate economic benefits for sustainability and growth. This article conducted one of the few comprehensive economic evaluations of prerelease substance abuse treatment to determine whether Community Education Centers' programs in New Jersey generated desirable ...


White House Staff, Justin S. Vaughn, José D. Villalobos 2009 Cleveland State University

White House Staff, Justin S. Vaughn, José D. Villalobos

José D. Villalobos

The White House Staff provides the bureaucratic framework that makes presidential leadership possible. Even though modern presidents continue to face constraints by the constitutional structure and political reality in successfully straddling the expectations gap that continues to enlarge, the staff presents the president with his best opportunity to anticipate and exploit leadership opportunities in the best case and manage crisis and cope with challenges in the worst. In recent decades, scholarly efforts to analyze the influence and importance of the White House staff has continued apace the institution’s own evolution. In this chapter, we evaluate the state of these ...


Cbbcat: Aquabrowser As The 'Nextgen' Shared Catalog For The Colby/Bates/Bowdoin Libraries: A Public, Technical Services And Music Perspective, Margaret D. Ericson 2009 Colby College

Cbbcat: Aquabrowser As The 'Nextgen' Shared Catalog For The Colby/Bates/Bowdoin Libraries: A Public, Technical Services And Music Perspective, Margaret D. Ericson

Margaret D. Ericson

No abstract provided.


Two Great Tastes That Taste Great Together: Librarians And Instructional Technologists On Resource Teams, Caroline L. Gilson, Donnie Sendelbach 2009 DePauw University

Two Great Tastes That Taste Great Together: Librarians And Instructional Technologists On Resource Teams, Caroline L. Gilson, Donnie Sendelbach

Caroline L. Gilson

At DePauw University librarians and instructional technologists, including student interns working in Student Technology Support, will be collaboratively supporting First-year Seminars in the form of resources teams. A student tutor from the Speaking and Listening Center and a peer mentor round out these teams, which provide instructors and first-year students specific contacts to assist with library research, class discussion, technology projects, etc. While an opportunity for the Library and IT to collaborate, the resource teams will also enable these areas to provide crucial support at the very initial stages of a student’s college career by helping faculty attain their ...


A Baseline Assessment Of Haitian Migrant Communities In Nassau And Abaco, Bahamas, John Mazzeo 2009 DePaul University

A Baseline Assessment Of Haitian Migrant Communities In Nassau And Abaco, Bahamas, John Mazzeo

John Mazzeo, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


The 1905 Einstein Equation In A General Mathematical Analysis Model Of Quasars, Byron E. Bell 2009 DePaul University and Columbia College Chicago

The 1905 Einstein Equation In A General Mathematical Analysis Model Of Quasars, Byron E. Bell

Byron E. Bell

No abstract provided.


The Urgency Of Building Oromo National Consensus, Asafa Jalata 2009 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

The Urgency Of Building Oromo National Consensus, Asafa Jalata

Asafa Jalata

First, the paper explains how some political achievements without strong organizational and institutional structures have increased political crises in the Oromo national movement. Second, it identifies and explores external and internal factors that have hampered the development of the Oromo national consensus. Third, it suggests what Oromo activists and political organizations should do to overcome their ideological and political weaknesses and political ineptness to develop a national declaration that will be the central guiding principle of the Oromo national movement for human liberation and sovereignty in Oromia and beyond.


Language In Society (Winter 2010 Syllabus), Adam Hodges 2009 Stanford University

Language In Society (Winter 2010 Syllabus), Adam Hodges

Adam Hodges

In this course, we will examine how language and society affect each other. We will place a significant focus on language use in our own society to explore regional and social differences in speech. We will examine the attitudes and ideologies people have about languages, language varieties, and their speakers (e.g. issues of prestige and stigma). We will explore how speakers use language to construct identities and interact with different audiences. And we will examine how language itself often becomes a political issue (e.g. in debates over language and education). The course will use a mixture of lectures ...


Postcolonial, Neo-Imperial, Or A Little Bit Of Both?: Reflections On Museums In Lebanon, Neil A. Silberman 2009 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Postcolonial, Neo-Imperial, Or A Little Bit Of Both?: Reflections On Museums In Lebanon, Neil A. Silberman

Neil A. Silberman

No abstract provided.


Legal Interoperability In Support Of Spatially Enabling Society, Harlan J. Onsrud 2009 University of Maine - Main

Legal Interoperability In Support Of Spatially Enabling Society, Harlan J. Onsrud

Harlan J Onsrud

Spatial data is critically important for the wellbeing of society. Yet appropriate spatial data is often very difficult to find and, when found, the legal ability to use it is often in question. Lack of an operational web-wide capability allowing users to legally access and use the geospatial data of others without seeking permission on a case-by-case basis remains as an entrenched major impediment to general spatial enablement for all sectors in society. This chapter presents a legal inter-operability vision for offering, acquiring, and using spatial data and proposes an operational environment for gaining much greater legal clarity and efficiency ...


Labor Heterogeneity, Inequality And Institutional Change, Peter Skott 2009 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Labor Heterogeneity, Inequality And Institutional Change, Peter Skott

Peter Skott

US earnings inequality has increased dramatically since the 1970s, and the prospect of a reversal depends on what caused the trend. The standard explanation emphasizes skill-biased technical change. This paper briefly considers some aggregation issues and then proceeds to outline two alternative perspectives .power biased technical change and the effects of induced mismatch in the labor market .and their implications. JEL Categories: J31, J41, O33


Ceo Compensation At Tarp Institutions, Karl T. Muth 2009 University of Chicago

Ceo Compensation At Tarp Institutions, Karl T. Muth

Karl T Muth

This is a PowerPoint presentation given at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business on March 10, 2010. It requires the newest version of Microsoft PowerPoint.


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