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Pascal, Anthony H.

Works: 78 works in 297 publications in 1 language and 5,360 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Honoree
Classifications: AS36, 309.173
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Anthony H Pascal
Thinking about cities; new perspectives on urban problems by Workshop on Urban Programs( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected papers from the workshop
Racial discrimination in economic life by Anthony H Pascal( Book )

13 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indicators of justice : measuring the performance of prosecution, defense, and court agencies involved in felony proceedings by Sorrel Wildhorn( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teacher unions and educational reform by Lorraine McDonnell( Book )

7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report examines the participation of teacher unions in the education reform process. It analyzes the many roles that these organizations are playing at the national, state, and local levels through collective bargaining and political action. The focus is upon three major issues: (1) the extent to which teacher unions have attained more professional teaching conditions through collective bargaining; (2) the political response of teacher organizations to national, state, and local reform initiatives; and (3) the way in which the interests and activities of teacher organizations are likely to shape successive generations of educational reform, particularly efforts to restructure the teaching profession. The report is addressed to policymakers, teacher union leaders, education researchers, and others interested in enhancing the professional status of teachers. (Jd)
Organized teachers in American schools by Lorraine McDonnell( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1979 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This research examines trends in the noncompensation aspects of collective bargaining by teachers, the factors responsible for these trends, the nature of the negotiations process itself, institutionalization of contractual provisions, and dependence on past practice and political action as alternatives to collective bargaining. The study was divided into two phases: a quantitative analysis of teacher contract data from a national sample of school districts at two time periods (1970 and 1975) and intensive fieldwork in 15 of these districts. The phase 1 analysis indicated that, generally, teacher organizations first bargain over and obtain increases in salary and fringe benefits, then move on to working conditions and job security, and finally to issues of educational policy. Phase 2 indicated that as the collective bargaining process has matured, it has become more professionalized with negotiations conducted largely by professional negotiators on each side. The paper concludes that collective bargaining does not affect significantly either classroom operations or the quality of educational services that teachers provide to students. (Author/LD)
Fiscal containment of local and state government by Rand Corporation( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report documents the recent course of events in government spending, taxing, and employment at all three levels of government. It also speculates on the nature and causes of fiscal containment in its myriad forms. The report devotes one chapter to a case study of city budgets in Los Angeles during the five years of rapid growth immediately preceding the passage of Proposition 13. Finally, it investigates the history and current status of the fiscal limitation movement. The report concludes that (1) the current American tax revolt is merely the latest in a historical series, (2) Proposition 13 represents only one form of fiscal limitation, (3) evidence exists that current fiscal limitation measures, though generally slowing the rate of government growth, have not had as great an effect as their supporters had hoped, and (4) fiscal limitation statutes and constitutional amendments are but one of many causes of the restrained growth of state and local government that has occurred over the last five years. (Author)
The Effects of the AIDS epidemic on traditional Medicaid populations( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report examines whether and how Medicaid eligibility for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) affects the distribution of services and funds for women, children, and other covered groups. The authors used both quantitative and qualitative research methods to ascertain whether other groups covered by Medicaid, particularly women and children, were being adversely affected by the HIV epidemic. The qualitative analysis targeted eight states to obtain greater detail on the effects of the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic on Medicaid systems generally and on non-AIDS Medicaid-eligible groups in particular. The results suggest that there were no observable adverse effects on the traditional Medicaid populations because of the HIV epidemic through 1989. As more poor people become ill with HIV diseases, and the AIDS caseload as a whole continues to survive beyond the limits of private insurance plans, demands on the Medicaid program will grow. In the future, competition for Medicaid resources between AIDS patients and other beneficiaries could well occur
The costs of treating AIDS under Medicaid, 1986-1991 by Anthony H Pascal( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The economics of housing segregation by Anthony H Pascal( Book )

12 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attempt to separate the causes of observed segregation of nonwhites in U.S. cities into socioeconomic differences and prejudice. The major hypothesis tested is that residential segregation is socioeconomic in character, i.e., is attributable to white/nonwhite differentials in income and wealth, family size and composition, and the job location of its working members. The paper proves this hypothesis untenable and supports this conclusion by supplementary tests. Neither could a good case be made for voluntary segregation by nonwhites as an explanation of their residential pattern
EBBF : a guide to installing equitable beneficiary-based finance in local government by Rand Corporation( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beneficiary charges are monies collected from the individual consumers of government services. An equitable beneficiary charge is one that minimizes adverse effects on the disadvantaged. The growing prominence of beneficiary charges in local government prompted a program of studies at RAND designed to explore the efficacy and equity of this method of financing public services. The present guide was prepared, with its summary of findings, as an aid for local governments that may contemplate adopting the equitable beneficiary-based finance (EBBF) approach. The body of this guide consists of questions and brief answers about EBBF. The aim is to lend practical assistance to local government officials and managers who are interested in exploring the promise of EBBF for their jurisdictions
Fiscal containment : who gains? Who loses? by Anthony H Pascal( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report outlines the recent course of events in government spending, taxation, and employment at all three levels, and briefly reviews the fiscal limitation movement and its accomplishment. The report also includes the findings from a case study of the recent fiscal history of Los Angeles, which may help explain taxpayer discontent. Prevailing sentiment, as expressed through the American political system, appears to favor containment, if not contraction, in government. Along the road to this objective, some groups are likely to suffer as others gain. The report concludes with as assessment of the social costs and political effects that containment may engender. It is offered in the hope that, armed with foreknowledge, the nation can avoid causing needless harm through unreflective zeal
AIDS-specific home and community-based waivers for the medicaid population by Peter D Jacobson( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

State Medicaid agencies have several organizational options to provide cost-effective health care to the growing numbers of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients eligible for Medicaid. This report focuses on the AIDS-specific home- and community-based waiver option for AIDS patients, made available in 1985 as an amendment to Section 2176 of the 1981 Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act. Waivers exempt Medicaid programs from specific statutory and regulatory provisions if such exemptions can be shown to improve cost-effectiveness and delivery of services. The report presents an overview of the home- and community-based waiver program's purpose; the types of waivers for which states may apply; and the waiver application, reporting, and renewal processes. The authors present a review of the literature on the waiver program and identify related research efforts under way that will eventually add to our understanding of how Medicaid programs serve AIDS patients. They then describe the experience of current waiver states (California, Hawaii, New Mexico, New Jersey, Ohio, and South Carolina). The research suggests that there are several ways to make the waiver program even more attractive to Medicaid agencies, including easing the administration and reporting requirements of the waiver, increasing the program's flexibility, and relaxing the requirement that cost savings be demonstrated before a waiver can be granted
Men and arms in the Middle East : the human factor in military modernization : a report by Anthony H Pascal( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study assesses the contributions of improvements in the quality of manpower organization to the military effectiveness of certain Arab states- Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Iraq-plus Iran and Turkey. Military development in the first group directly affects the future of the Arab-Israeli balance, and the last two are interesting both because they may be modernization exemplars for their Arab neighbors and because they figure in other critical Middle East balances. Historically, the Israeli advantage has stemmed from its superiority in manpower and management. It has proven itself more advanced than its adversaries in both micro-competence-the operation and support of modern weapons-and macro-competence-the organization of men and weapons in the pursuit of military objectives. The project reported on here was motivated by several factors: The apparent improvement of Arab forces relative to Israeli forces in 1973 may have signaled a gradual convergence in competence between the two sides. The new weapons being introduced into the region have implications for the importance of micro-competence and macro-competence that differ from the past. Paths to military modernization adopted in non-Arab neighbor states in the Middle East may have influenced Arab military policies
Exploring benefit-based finance for local government services : must user charges harm the disadvantaged? by Rand Corporation( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beneficiary charges--fees, permits, special assessments--constitute the fastest source of local government revenue. They promote efficiency in consumption and production and allocate fiscal burdens directly to users. Local jurisdictions surveyed report a wide variety of highly innovative practices. Vertical equity can be preserved through ad hoc price adjustments for target groups or neighborhoods or through comprehensive voucher plans. Considerable revenue might be raised from charges on such exemplary services as civil courts, paramedics, and street lighting, while the disadvantaged are still protected against disproportionate new fiscal burdens. Considerable analytic and political groundwork must precede the implementation of benefit-based finance systems."--Rand abstracts
Cities in trouble : an agenda for urban research by Anthony H Pascal( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers by the Rand staff, summarizing the ideas of the Rand Workshop on Urban Programs
Picking winners : industrial strategies for local economic development by Anthony H Pascal( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended for local and federal economic development planners, the report is a composite and summary of a series of technical documents prepared by RAND for HUD on the causes and consequences of industrial specialization in local economies. It uses previous findings to build a methodology for selecting promising industrial targets--e.g., business services, corporate headquarters, tourism, durable and nondurable manufacturing--for individual metropolitan areas. Large new databases and computer modeling techniques make it possible to tailor industrial development strategies to local characteristics. One section details an approach for selecting the industries most likely to "take" in a particular economy, while a second section shows how to assess the ramifications of a given industrial strategy for total employment, central city fiscal and economic health, opportunities for disadvantaged workers, and local vulnerability to national business cycles
The Costs and financing of care for AIDS patients : results of a cohort study in Los Angeles by Rand Corporation( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The economic burden of the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic and its distribution across payers impose major stresses on individual patients and on the health care system. These have been the subject of much concern; however, no standard methodology has been developed that specifically addresses these issues. This pilot study develops a systematic approach to assigning costs to inpatient and outpatient care for AIDS patients and to estimating shares accounted for by the various payers in the system. It demonstrates that a much broader spectrum of care expenses can be estimated by a combination of patient interviews and collection of data on charges from care providers
State policies and the financing of AIDS care by Rand Corporation( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The qualifications of teachers in American high schools by Anthony H Pascal( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This monograph describes the formal qualifications of the teachers currently teaching in public high schools and notes the variations of qualifications among schools with different characteristics. A survey of an average of 30 randomly selected teachers in each of 340 comprehensive high schools obtained information on: (1) the number of college courses completed in the teacher's primary subject (ps); (2) whether the ps was a major or minor in college; (3) whether or not the teacher was certified in the ps; and (4) years of teaching experience. Results of the survey indicated: (1) there was a rather impressive level of formal qualifications, overall and subject by subject; (2) the highest levels of qualifications were in the humanities, followed by science, mathematics, and social sciences; (3) the ethnic status of the student body had little relation to the level of teachers' qualifications; (4) the biggest differences in teacher qualifications across school types were between schools that send relatively many students to college and those that send relatively few; and (5) the least qualified teachers were spread fairly evenly across all types of high schools. Survey data are displayed in tables. (Jd)
Contributions to the analysis of urban problems : a selection of papers by Rand Workshop on Urban Problems( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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