Does perstempo hurt reenlistment? : the effect of long or hostile perstempo on reenlistment /
James Hosek, Mark Totten.
Santa Monica, CA : RAND, c1998.
xix, 110 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
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Santa Monica, CA : RAND, c1998.
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"Prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, National Defense Research Institute."
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-110).
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Main Description
Develop several new measures of perstempo as well as construct a theoretical model of retention that encompasses the effects of perstempo.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. iii
Figuresp. vii
Tablesp. ix
Summaryp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xix
Introductionp. 1
Backgroundp. 1
Purpose and Organization of Studyp. 2
Pay-Based Measures of Perstempop. 3
Measuring Perstempop. 3
Specific Measuresp. 6
Long or Hostile Duty--Totalp. 6
Long or Hostile Duty--Unitp. 8
Months: Total and Hostilep. 8
Episodes: Total and Hostilep. 10
Critique of Measuresp. 10
Long or Hostile Duty Trends and Extentp. 15
Trends in Long or Hostile Duty--Totalp. 16
By Servicep. 16
By Occupationp. 20
Total Versus Unit Ratesp. 24
Incidence over 24 Monthsp. 25
24-Month Incidence by Occupationp. 26
Months of Long or Hostile Duty in 24 Monthsp. 28
Total and Hostile Episodes in 24 Monthsp. 29
A Model of Deployment and Reenlistmentp. 33
Overviewp. 33
Guidance from Theoryp. 35
Regression Analysis of Long or Hostile Duty and Reenlistmentp. 41
Estimation Methodp. 41
Resultsp. 42
Monthsp. 42
Episodesp. 45
Predictionsp. 47
Percentage with Net Negative Effect on Reenlistmentp. 47
Adding One Episode or Three Monthsp. 48
Capping Long Duty in the Navyp. 50
Data Explorationsp. 51
Conclusionp. 55
Measures Matterp. 55
Changes in Monthly Rates Signal Larger Changes in 24-Month Incidencep. 56
Is Long or Hostile Duty Good for Reenlistment?p. 56
Where is the Margin?p. 57
Further Analysisp. 58
A Theory of Deployment, Promotion, and Retentionp. 61
Stated Interest in Joining the Militaryp. 77
Data, Variables, Regressionsp. 79
Dependents Status Tables and Regressionsp. 93
Referencesp. 109
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