Robert Michael Schmidt

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The public-sector Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program is a $3 billion federal-state partnership designed to provide employment-related assistance to persons with disabilities. There is, however, relatively little known about the long-term effi cacy of VR programs. This paper utilizes unique and detailed administrative and employment data to examine both(More)
The existing building stock in most countries does not meet the parameters of economic, social and environmental sustainability. Physical, functional, technological, economical, social and legal obsolescence are the principal factors driving the decommissioning, refurbishment, alteration and/or adaptation of a building. In the UK the Government promotes(More)
the University of Richmond. Paper prepared for the “Symposium on Population Change and Economic Development,” co-sponsored by The Rockefeller Foundation, The United Nations Population Fund, and The Packard Foundation, held at the Bellagio Center, Lake Como, Italy, November 2 6, 1998. We have benefitted from feedback by the Symposium participants, as well as(More)
Numerous studies have investigated the impact of class size on student outcomes. This analysis contributes to this discussion by examining the impact of class size on student outcomes in higher education. Additionally, this paper investigates the importance of student load (total number of students taught across all courses) in educational outcomes. We find(More)
SCHMIDT,ROBERT M., MAMORU KUMADA, AND KIICHI SAGAWA. Cardiac output and total peripheral resistance in carotid sinus reflex. Am. J. Physiol. 221(Z) : 480-487. 197 1 .-The sensitivity of the carotid sinus baroreceptor reflex to step change in sinus pressure was studied in anesthetized dogs, with emphasis on the relative contributions of cardiac output (CO)(More)
Young-Min Kim MD*, Anthony Orvedahl MD, PhD, Stephanie Morris MD , Robert Schmidt MD, Soe Mar MD Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri(More)
The process of "transitioning" to adulthood for youth with disabilities has long been recognized to be an important but understudied public policy concern. This paper evaluates the labor market effects of Virginia’s school-to-work vocational evaluation program, PERT. Using a unique panel data set containing more than a decade of employment and service(More)