Accession Number:

AD0754105

Title:

The Effect of the Bonus on the Retention of Nuclear-Qualified Submarine Officers

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA PROGRAM ANALYSIS DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

48.0

Abstract:

The paper examines the quantitative effect of a continuation bonus on the retention of nuclear-qualified submarine officers. The study analyzes the retention response of officers to the bonus for all sources of commission, for NROTC Regulars, and for Naval Academy graduates. In addition to the measurement of the pay elasticity of each officer group, the paper presents a discussion of the cost-effectiveness of the bonus in terms of the additional expenditure required to obtain an additional man-year of service.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE