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The effect of military enlistment on earnings and education

David S. Loughran

The effect of military enlistment on earnings and education

by David S. Loughran

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Published by RAND in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational attainment,
  • Statistics,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Income,
  • Education,
  • Veterans

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid S. Loughran ... [et al.].
    SeriesTechnical report -- TR-995-A
    ContributionsArroyo Center, United States. Army, Rand Corporation
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUB357 .E37 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25131702M
    ISBN 100833058231
    ISBN 109780833058232
    LC Control Number2011034369
    OCLC/WorldCa746712320

    The effects of four educational benefit programs for military personnel were tested nationwide. The four benefit programs included a control or baseline contributory program, the Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP); a second contribution program offering enhanced kickers in the Army, the Ultra VEAP; and two noncontributory plans, the Noncontributory VEAP and a tuition/stipend program. having a college education for their future earnings. Rising college enrollments have contributed to the growing military recruiting difficulties in the ’s by drawing large numbers of the valued “high-quality” recruits away from military enlistment and into both 2- and four-year colleges.

      All military recruits must take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) to qualify for enlistment. The ASVAB is essentially an IQ test . FSLD’s Guide to Military Education Benefits. In , the best way to avoid student loan debt is to qualify for military education benefits, then use them to pay for your education costs. In fact, joining the United States Armed Forces gets you access to the most comprehensive suite of education .

    Interest in the potential behavioral effects of military educational benefits was recently heightened by a vigorous debate in Congress over veterans' benefits. This debate culminated in the Post-9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Act of , which was passed in July . Military During the Great Depression In a time that finding a paying job, cheap food, and some form of shelter were almost unheard of there was always the option of joining the military. In the middle of the Great Depression the Army had a total of five infantry divisions. 3 in.


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The effect of military enlistment on earnings and education by David S. Loughran Download PDF EPUB FB2

Military enlistment increases earnings about 40 percent in the first few years following application, then diminishes to about 11 percent 14–18 years later. The effect of military enlistment on earnings and education book enlistment delays college education in the short run, it increases the likelihood of attaining a two-year college by: 3.

Get this from a library. The effect of military enlistment on earnings and education. [David S Loughran; Arroyo Center.; United States. Army.; Rand Corporation.;] -- Each year, more thanyoung men and women enlist in the active component of the U.S.

military. The experience of these enlistees while serving their country undoubtedly influences their. Military service develops technical and other skills and subsidizes the cost of postsecondary education, but military experience does not perfectly substitute for civilian labor market experience.

The research reported in this volume estimates, for as many as 18 years following enlistment, the causal effect of military service on labor market Cited by: 1. Effects of Military Service on Education Do Not Appear Significant Service members significantly delay college enrollment but are as likely as similar nonenlistees to enroll at some point.

There is very little difference in college-enrollment and degree-attainment patterns by military occupational specialty except in the health care by: 2. A new RAND research report prepared for the U.S. Army explores the effect of military enlistment on individual earnings and the labor market.

The authors used data from applicants to "active-component enlisted service" from throughand followed them for up to 18 years. From the report: The authors find that military enlistment increases earnings in both the short and long.

Effects of Military Service on Earnings and Education Revisited Book Description: This report examines how military service affects earnings, especially how these effects differ by the number of years of service and military occupational specialties and.

Every income category above $40, per year is overrepresented in the active-duty enlisted force, while every income category below $40, a year is underrepresented. Low-income. Money for education is a primary motivation for military enlistment. One explanation is that individuals use these benefits to overcome borrowing constraints.

I explore this by examining the enlistment response of individuals to additional financial aid that can be used immediately upon high-school graduation or delayed until after military.

the good effect which military training in our schools and colleges is having on education. In considering briefly the R. C., it must be understood that apart from the basic object of giving military training to young men, the benefits otherwise obtained belong properly in.

The information that follows explains how you can get credit for special extra earnings and applies only to active duty military service earnings from through In order to isolate the independent effect of trade-related job losses, the quantitative analysis controls for the county-level unemployment rate, per capita income, racial demographics, and union density.

16 The analysis also controls for several national-level variables often used in the literature on military enlistment (Warner74). The effect of veterans benefits on earnings is estimated by decomposing the return to education into a return to the grade completed at entry to service and a return to the post-entry grade increment.

Given the association between military enlistment and age, race and ethnicity, respondent education, and religion, we included these variables in the multivariable analysis as model covariates. 72 The Eleventh Quadrennial Review of Military Compensation Chapter 2 10–13 percent, and third-term retention (11–14 years of service) by about 5 percent.

v Recruiting and retention are responsive to enlistment and reenlistment bonuses that are targeted to specific groups of personnel.

Recruits disproportionally come from the second and third lowest income quintiles, areas of the income distribution that are barely ineligible for most need-based financial aid. 2 These individuals may then enlist in the military because they are incapable of financing college without access to military education benefits.

One respondent to a survey on military enlistment expectations. Some pundits attached the lack of public opposition to the war to the absence of a military draft but noted that the aggressive military recruitment among vulnerable student populations was, in effect, a backdoor draft.

21 Young recruits in general tend to be from lower income households and have fewer prospects than do their fellow high school. The military uses a variety of cash bonuses at enlistment to draw potential enlistees.

Bonuses can reach as high $40, The amount depends on the branch of service and career field. Also, the GI Bill is very attractive to recent high school graduates who hope to attend college one day.

The Effect of Education on the Probability of Staying in the Military 10 A Selected Characteristics of the Sample 21 A Results of Estimated Logit Equations for Retention of Enlisted Personnel 23 Figures 1.

Percentage of Enlisted Personnel Who Report Having One or More Years of College Education, by Years of Service 4 2. Both samples indicate positive enlistment effects.

In HSB, JROTC students are % more likely to enlist. In NELS, JROTC students are % more likely to enlist than comparable non-participants. The enlistment effect obtained via two-stage matching is more comparable to the simple probit estimate than to the fixed effects logit estimate.

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Senior military officers, and particularly Army Chief of Staff Mark Milley, celebrated the increase.

Since becoming his service’s senior officer, Milley has argued that to meet its obligations. Linking Family Structure and Military Service. Available evidence suggests a relationship between family structure and military service.

For example, Elder and colleagues () find living with a step-parent during adolescence associated with a greater likelihood of entering the military compared to college.

Others find highest rates of military enlistment among those in single parent.