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Military Families: Perceptions, Challenges, and Barriers to Voting Participation Cover

Families | Sep 25, 2018

Active duty service members, along with their family members, rely on absentee voting to cast their vote for elections at all levels of government while overseas, deployed, or while stationed in state...

Veteran Entrepreneurship – What You Should Know Cover

Entrepreneurship | Aug 01, 2018

Military service and small business ownership share a distinctive relationship, dating back more than a half century. Veterans remain more likely to own a business than nonveterans and often tend to o...

Building Analytics Capacity in the Social Sector Cover

Measurement and Evaluation | Mar 30, 2018

From our first program offering, to the growth and scaling of our national programs, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) has endeavored to provide veterans and their families the b...

Women in the Military: From Service to Civilian Life  – Infographic Cover

Employment | Mar 23, 2018

This Women in the Military: From Service to Civilian Life infographic provides key highlights on women in service along with invaluable data on women veterans. The information and statistics in this d...

Implementation Assessment of U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s Veteran Cover

Policy | Dec 14, 2017

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) enlisted the expertise of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University to understand how the federal government has impl...

Operation Vetrepreneurship: Bridging the Gap: Motivations, Challenges, and Succe Cover

Entrepreneurship | Nov 03, 2017

Veterans have launched businesses at higher rates than civilians for many decades. Just ten years ago, few programs for veterans taught entrepreneurship or provided tools to help them create sustainab...

Pathways to Opportunity: Financial Flexibility and Workforce Readiness Cover

Employment | Dec 20, 2016

Financial preparation is an often overlooked component of a service member’s transition from the military. Service members who are financially unprepared for transition, at best, limit their ability...

The Force Behind the Force: Training, Leveraging, and Communicating About Milita Cover

Employment | Dec 07, 2016

Military spouses have higher unemployment rates, estimated as much as three times higher than their civilian peers. In an effort to arm the HR community with information about the value military spous...

The Force Behind the Force: Case Profiles of Successful Military Spouses Balanci Cover

Employment | Nov 22, 2016

The second brief of this series highlights eight successful military spouses currently employed in the corporate workforce. Through the detailed conversations, the reader begins to understand the empl...

The State of Veteran Entrepreneurship Research: What We Know and Next Steps Cover

Entrepreneurship | Nov 17, 2016

This paper reviews the current state of research on veteran entrepreneurship, identifies critical gaps, and offers recommendations for future research. The authors reviewed federal datasets and schola...

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