A veteran (from Latin vetus, meaning "old") is a person who had long service or experience in a particular occupation or field. A military veteran is a person who has served and is no longer serving in a military. A military veteran that has served directly in combat in a war is further defined as a war veteran (although not all military conflicts, or areas in which armed combat took place, are necessarily referred to as wars). Military veterans are unique as a group as their lived experience is so strongly connected to the conduct of war in general and …

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Bread and circuses: The replacement of American community life

AEI · 29 April 2021 English

How Americans associate together, and the kinds of communities they build, has varied considerably over time. Today, Americans tend to have fewer ties of association with each other, while the …

......................... 17 The Home Front: Veterans’ Organizations ............................. It existed for a brief moment. But groups of veterans organized together in other ways: Revolutionary the Cincinnati, while veterans of the Spanish-American War formed the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Many soon after met by the rival United Confederate Veterans. Two of the larger social clubs of the era existed the scout troops vanishes. Wars created many veterans, who often hired their brothers in arms, formed

Declines in Uncompensated Care Costs for the Uninsured under the ACA and …

Urban Institute · 29 April 2021 English

The increase in the uninsured rate in recent years, as well as loss of coverage during the pandemic, has led to attention on the consequences of being uninsured. The need …

program efforts (e.g., community health centers, Veterans Health Administration, and indigent care programs)

Sources of Payment for Uncompensated Care for the Uninsured

Urban Institute · 29 April 2021 English

billion, or nearly two-thirds of the public funding sources examined, most of which was through the Veterans Health Administration or Medicaid; providing $11.9 billion, states and localities made up the balance

sources examined, most of which was through the Veterans Health Administration or Medicaid; providing through several public program efforts (e.g., Veterans Health Administration and state and local indigent the following government funding sources: the Veterans Health Administration, the Medicaid program (namely the remaining amount, $11.9 billion. The Veterans Health Administration was the single largest government federal funds (Table 1). With Figure 1 Federal Veterans Health Administration $10.3 Federal Medicaid

Merchants of Death: The Effect of Credit Supply Shocks on Hospital Outcomes

NBER · 22 April 2021 English

This study examines the link between credit supply and hospital health outcomes. Using detailed data on hospitals and the banks that they borrow from, we use bank stress tests as …

exclude government- sponsored hospitals (such as Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics), as they primarily

Why Have College Completion Rates Increased? An Analysis of Rising Grades

NBER · 22 April 2021 English

College completion rates declined from the 1970s to the 1990s. We document that this trend has reversed--since the 1990s, college completion rates have increased. We investigate the reasons for the …

445-478. Barr, Andrew. “Fighting for Education: Veterans and Financial Aid” (2019). Journal of Labor Economics

Re-Thinking Assumptions for a 21st Century Middle East

FPRI · 20 April 2021 English

Summary American policy in the Middle East is based on outdated assumptions. There are at least four novel elements in or impacting the Middle East that require an adjustment in …

member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Political Science

Reflections on building more inclusive global governance

Chatham House · 15 April 2021 English

The Inclusive Governance Initiative, launched in 2020 as Chatham House marked its centenary, is exploring how global governance can be reshaped to meet the challenges of today’s world. The COVID-19 …

durable, then commitment from states is essential. Veterans of landmark grassroots and civil society campaigns During our roundtables, grassroots campaign veterans noted the fragility of public attention and political

Testimony: The successes and failures of federal housing policy in the 20th …

AEI · 13 April 2021 English

“Separate and Unequal: The Legacy of Racial Discrimination in Housing” Full Committee Hearing, April 13, 2021, United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Chairman Brown, Ranking Member …

generational wealth for returning white World War II veterans while limiting that same opportunity for black

Hamkorbank Expanding Access to Credit for Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise and …

ADB · 13 April 2021 English

This report describes the terms and conditions of a project for consideration for approval by ADB under the Faster Approach to Small Nonsovereign Transactions (FAST) framework. This document dated April …

board representative). Other members are industry veterans with more than 20 years of experience in lending

The Insurance Value of Financial Aid

NBER · 8 April 2021 English

Financial aid programs enable students from families with fewer financial resources to pay less to attend college than other students from families with greater financial resources. When income is uncertain, …

their parents. Those who are older, married, veterans, or have dependents of their own apply under the

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