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The Chilean Pension Reform Turns 25: Lessons from the Social Protection Survey

Alberto Arenas de Mesa, David Bravo, Jere R. Behrman, Olivia S. Mitchell, Petra E. Todd, Andres Otero, Jeremy Skog, Javiera Vasquez, and Viviana Velez-Grajales

in Lessons from Pension Reform in the Americas

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226801
eISBN:
9780191710285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226801.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter introduces the Encuesta de Previsión Social (EPS, or Social Protection Survey), a recently developed longitudinal survey of individual respondents that provides invaluable new ... More


Shopping for a Trial?

Curtis L. Meinert

in An Insider’s Guide to Clinical Trials

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199742967
eISBN:
9780199897278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742967.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter presents guidelines for persons in search of a clinical trial to enroll in. By and large, one should be shopping for randomized trials because two things are certain: firstly, that there ... More


Education Policy in Developing Countries

Paul Glewwe (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226078687
eISBN:
9780226078854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226078854.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Economists and other researchers have accumulated abundant evidence that education increases workers’ productivity and thus increases their incomes. Education also leads to improvements in health and ... More


Motivating Retirement Planning: Problems and Solutions

Gary W. Selnow

in Pension Design and Structure: New Lessons from Behavioral Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199273393
eISBN:
9780191601675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273391.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses on the challenges faced by retirement saving advocates in encouraging the labour force to save for their retirement. It discusses the uniqueness of retirement savings issues and ... More


The Great Higher Education Expansion

Martin Carnoy, Prashant Loyalka, Maria Dobryakova, Rafiq Dossani, Isak Froumin, Katherine Kuhns, Jandhyala B. G. Tilak, and Rong Wang

in University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy: Triumph of the BRICs?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786010
eISBN:
9780804786416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786010.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The chapter discusses in broad terms the historical foundations of BRIC university systems, how the BRICs' higher education systems are being transformed by their enormous enrollment growth, the ... More


The Implementation of Plyler v. Doe

Michael A. Olivas

in No Undocumented Child Left Behind: Plyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762448
eISBN:
9780814762455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762448.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses various problems and issues that have arisen in the actual implementation of the decision. No case is self-implementing, and additional litigation, advocacy, and monitoring ... More


Kentucky Rebel Town: The Civil War Battles of Cynthiana and Harrison County

William A. Penn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813167718
eISBN:
9780813168777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167718.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This is a detailed Civil War study of a Kentucky Blue Grass town and county. This extensive research of Cynthiana and Harrison County reveals the area’s divisive sectional animosities and ... More


Outcomes in Doctoral Education

Jeane W. Anastas

in Doctoral Education in Social Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195378061
eISBN:
9780199932740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378061.003.0039
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

After an overview of the various mechanisms that can be used for evaluating doctoral programs, important proximal outcomes are described, such as time to degree, publishing or presenting while a ... More


Education in a Pandemic: The Needs of School-aged Children

Xiaoming Li and Yan Guo

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Children’s life chances are dramatically shaped by the extent to which they succeed in school. Because of this, it is crucial for programs to be able to support the successful school entry of ... More


Neuroimaging Detours

S. Scott Graham

in The Politics of Pain Medicine: A Rhetorical-Ontological Inquiry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226264059
eISBN:
9780226264196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226264196.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 4 explores the history of neuroimaging technologies and their eventual contribution to the legitimization of marginalized pain disorders. As a part of this analysis, this chapter explores the ... More


University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy: Triumph of the BRICs?

Martin Carnoy, Prashant Loyalka, and Maria Dobryakova

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786010
eISBN:
9780804786416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786010.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This is a study of higher education expansion and its changing quality in the world's four largest developing economies—Brazil, Russia, India, and China—known as the BRIC countries. These four ... More


Going to College and Finishing College: Explaining Different Educational Outcomes

Sarah E. Turner

in College Choices: The Economics of Where to Go, When to Go, and How to Pay for It

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355351
eISBN:
9780226355375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355375.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter documents the changing relationship between college enrollment and college completion, examines the factors responsible for these shifts, and considers their implications. In doing so, ... More


Schools as Centers of Community: Planning and Design

Steven Bingler

in Community Schools in Action: Lessons from a Decade of Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169591
eISBN:
9780197562178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169591.003.0030
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

As we stand at the beginning of the twenty-first century, we face a national challenge in planning and designing learning environments that meet the needs ... More


High Participation Systems of Higher Education

Brendan Cantwell, Simon Marginson, and Anna Smolentseva (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828877
eISBN:
9780191867347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828877.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Higher education has become a central institution of society, building individual knowledge, skills, agency, and relational social networks at unprecedented depth and scale. Within a generation there ... More


Co-Enrollment in Deaf Education

Marc Marschark, Shirin Antia, and Harry Knoors (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190912994
eISBN:
9780190913021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912994.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Co-enrollment programming in deaf education refers to classrooms in which a critical mass of deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) students is included in a classroom containing mainly hearing students and ... More


The Choice Conundrum: Challenges and Opportunities for Voluntary School Desegregation Policy

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

in When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter uses the school choice trajectories of four different districts to highlight how choice can be used to either promote or undermine school diversity efforts. It also draws upon the ... More


Provost Marshals, the Federal Draft, and African American Enrollment

William A. Penn

in Kentucky Rebel Town: The Civil War Battles of Cynthiana and Harrison County

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813167718
eISBN:
9780813168777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167718.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The focus of the chapter is the Enrollment Act of 1863, which provided for drafts. Also described are the operations of the federal Sixth District Provost Marshal in Covington, under Capt. George W. ... More


Our Only Hope

Mara Casey Tieken

in Why Rural Schools Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618487
eISBN:
9781469618500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618487.003.0008
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter explains the fears and costs of losing a rural institution to the state. In the cases of Delight and Earle, the state seems to be misreading these rural communities, pressuring them with ... More


Education

Joy G. Dryfoos and Carol Barkin

in Adolescence: Growing Up in America Today

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195179613
eISBN:
9780199847358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179613.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Public education in the United States is a huge enterprise that touches the lives of most teenagers and their families. According to the Department of Education, rising immigration and the baby boom ... More


Creating the Framework: The Campus Master Plan

David R. Godschalk and Jonathan B. Howes

in The Dynamic Decade: Creating the Sustainable Campus for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607252
eISBN:
9781469608280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607252.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter discusses the creation of the award-winning 2001 Campus Master Plan that was spurred by the need to update the 1988 Campus Framework Plan prepared by Johnson, Johnson, and Roy (1991) and ... More


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