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Product Description: In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, conflicting arguments have been made about fair value accounting (FVA) versus historical cost accounting (HCA) and the role that each played in the crisis. This report examines the relationship between both types of accounting practices and systemic risk in the financial sector, providing recommendations on how FVA and HCA can both be improved...read more

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9780833082121 | Rand Corp, October 15, 2013, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, conflicting arguments have been made about fair value accounting (FVA) versus historical cost accounting (HCA) and the role that each played in the crisis.

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Product Description: The Catastrophe Obligation Guarantee Act, introduced in Congress in 2009, would authorize the federal government to provide committed loan guarantees to qualified state catastrophe-insurance programs. Proponents argue that lower-cost catastrophe insurance could reduce federal disaster-assistance expenditures...read more

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9780833050953 | Rand Corp, January 16, 2011, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: The Catastrophe Obligation Guarantee Act, introduced in Congress in 2009, would authorize the federal government to provide committed loan guarantees to qualified state catastrophe-insurance programs.

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Product Description: Traditional performance metrics, such as number of contracts signed per month per Army recruiter, do not adequately measure recruiter effort, skill, and productivity. The authors develop a preferred performance metric that takes into account the difficulty of recruiting different types of youth in various markets and propose shortterm changes to the system that would more accurately assess recruiter effort and skill...read more

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9780833043108 | Rand Corp, May 15, 2008, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Traditional performance metrics, such as number of contracts signed per month per Army recruiter, do not adequately measure recruiter effort, skill, and productivity.

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Product Description: Documents research methods, findings, and policy conclusions from a project analyzing human resource management options for improving recruiting production.

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9780833040046 | Rand Corp, March 1, 2007, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Documents research methods, findings, and policy conclusions from a project analyzing human resource management options for improving recruiting production.

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Product Description: Develops improved econometric analysis methods for evaluating whether military advertising has been effective in increasing the numbers of highquality enlistments in the services and illustrates the methods using data from the early 1980s and mid1990s.

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9780833033413 | Rand Corp, March 1, 2004, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Develops improved econometric analysis methods for evaluating whether military advertising has been effective in increasing the numbers of highquality enlistments in the services and illustrates the methods using data from the early 1980s and mid1990s.

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9780833035981 | Rand Corp, June 3, 2003, cover price $9.95

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Product Description: This report presents the results of a study undertaken at the request of the American Electronics Association and a consortium of high-tech industries. Based on a nine-month survey of 95 firms, representing approximately 40 percent of the sales volume for the computer, semiconductor, hard disk drive, and cellular telephone industries, the authors estimate that direct costs of hardware theft are almost $250 million...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780833027276 | Rand Corp, May 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: This report presents the results of a study undertaken at the request of the American Electronics Association and a consortium of high-tech industries.

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Product Description: The relative cost-effectiveness of two incentive programs for recruitment--enlistment bonuses and educational benefits--are analyzed. The analysis also considers the effects of such programs on the service history of recruits.

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9780833016034 | Rand Corp, January 1, 1994, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The relative cost-effectiveness of two incentive programs for recruitment--enlistment bonuses and educational benefits--are analyzed.

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