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Veterans’ Transition Review: Follow-up Report 2017

The original Veterans' Transition Review makes a number of recommendations concerning education and training, resettlement and employment, housing, health, welfare and the third sector, finance, advocacy and the Armed Forces covenant, information provision, and reservists. The report reviews the policies in…

Veterans’ Transition Review: Follow-up Report 2016

The original Veterans' Transition Review makes a number of recommendations concerning education and training, resettlement and employment, housing, health, welfare and the third sector, finance, advocacy and the Armed Forces covenant, information provision, and reservists. The report reviews the policies in…

Veterans’ Transition Review: Follow-up Report 2015

The original Veterans' Transition Review makes a number of recommendations concerning education and training, resettlement and employment, housing, health, welfare and the third sector, finance, advocacy and the Armed Forces covenant, information provision, and reservists. The report reviews the policies in…

Evaluating the labor-market effects of compulsory military service

We identify the causal effect of compulsory military service on conscripts’ subsequent labor-market outcomes by exploiting the regression-discontinuity design of the military draft in Germany during the 1950s. Consistent estimates of military service on lifetime earnings, wages, and days of…

The Earnings of Tied-Migrant Military Husbands

Identifying the earnings penalty associated with being a tied mover has focused on the working wives of servicemen. However, the number of women serving in the armed forces now makes it feasible to study the earnings losses of a group…

Military Pay Gaps and Caps

The present research critiques the perspective that proposed caps on military pay growth pose little risk to the strength and quality of the active duty enlisted force. The authors reconsider the size of the existing military/civilian pay gap, dispel the…