Beth Asch

Beth Asch
RAND Corporation; Pardee RAND Graduate School
Senior Economist; Professor
Santa Monica, CA

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Recent Work:  Recruitment of minorities; enlistment standards; military retirement reform; reserve recruiting; reserve retirement; military quality of life and family support; civil service retirement; staff researcher on Defense Advisory…

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Recent Work:  Recruitment of minorities; enlistment standards; military retirement reform; reserve recruiting; reserve retirement; military quality of life and family support; civil service retirement; staff researcher on Defense Advisory Committee on Military Compensation

Education:  Ph.D., M.A. in economics, University of Chicago; B.A. in economics, University of California, Los Angeles

Publications of Interest:  "The Economic Complexities of Incentive Reforms," in Robert Klitgaard and Paul C. Light, eds., High-Performance Government: Structure, Leadership, Incentives, RAND Corporation, 2005
What Factors Affect the Military Enlistment of Hispanic Youth? A Look at Enlistment Qualifications, Beth J. Asch et al., RAND Corporation, 2005
Looking to the Future: What Does Transformation Mean for Military Manpower and Personnel Policy? Beth J. Asch and James R. Hosek, RAND Corporation, 2004
Policy Options for Military Recruiting in the College Market: Results from a National Survey, Beth J. Asch et al., RAND Corporation, 2004

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