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The Cost-Effectiveness of Various Fringe Benefits to U.S. Navy Personnel

  • Richard C. Morey
  • Atam P. Lalchandani
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 7)

Abstract

This paper reports on a quantitative assessment of the net cost impacts, including the increased recruiting and training costs, of eliminating various fringe benefits accorded to U.S. Navy personnel based in CONUS. These benefits, available to both active duty and retired, include the use of the Commissaries, the use of so-called consolidated package stores which offer savings on bottled alcoholic beverages and the use of the Navy’s extensive recreational activities. Key inputs were comprehensive personnel surveys performed at representative U.S. bases, elasticities between retention rates and incomes, and training and recruiting costs. The general conclusion is that such fringe benefits appear to be a cost-effective use of the Navy’s funds.

Keywords

Active Duty Fringe Benefit Organize Sport Training Cost Recreation Program 
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References

  1. 1.
    Crane, M., Morey, R., et all “The Net Cost Impact of Reduced Navy Commissary Operations”, Control Analysis Corporation Report, 1975.Google Scholar
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    Henry, G. L., Determination of Manpower Implications Associated with Change in Navy Reenlistment Rates, WRM 71–30, March 1971, DDC No. AD-724–657.Google Scholar
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    Lalchandani, A., Morey, R., et al “Cost and Retention Impacts of the Navy’s CONUS Recreation Program”, Control Analysis Corporation Report, 1975.Google Scholar
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    Lalchandani, A., Morey, R., et al “The Cost Impacts of the Navy’s Consolited Package Stores in CONUS”, Control Analysis Corporation Report, 1975.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard C. Morey
    • 1
  • Atam P. Lalchandani
    • 1
  1. 1.Control Analysis CorporationPalo AltoUSA

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