Accession Number:

AD1052391

Title:

Estimating the Retention Effects of Continuation Pay

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

Center for Naval Analyses Arlington United States

Report Date:

2018-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

50.0

Abstract:

In this study, CNA uses a dynamic modeling approach to analyze the retention impacts of the recent change in the military retirement system. Our focus is on a lump-sum Continuation Pay that sailors receive in the middle of their careers. This Continuation Pay is designed to be able to offset the retention decline that results from some of the other retirement changes, and we find that it can do so. We also discuss some of the ways in which Continuation Pay is likely to interact with other Navy force-shaping policies.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE