This brief summarizes a scholarly article of the same name. It reviews research which analyzes the impact of the federal government having a preference for veterans' within its ranks, and further examines the demographics of veterans who choose to have careers in federal civil service.
Lewis, G. (2012). The Impact of Veterans' Preference on the Composition and Quality of the Federal Civil Service. Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory, 23(2), 247-265. https://doi.org/10.1093/jopart/mus029
Military and Veterans Studies
Veterans' preference, Federal service, Federal hiring
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, "Research Brief: "The Impact of Veterans' Preference on the Composition and Quality of the Federal Civil Service"" (2013). Institute for Veterans and Military Families. 210.
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