RAND Graduate Student Summer Associate Program Recent Projects

  • A summary of the historical context of psychological and cognitive consequences of combat as well as of current legislative developments and proposal on the same topics
  • An examination of how the recent breakthroughs in HIV treatment have impacted the sexual behavior of the uninfected population in the United States
  • A study that predicts the development of acute stress disorder following trauma exposure
  • A comparison of Chinese and Indian security policies and international behavior
  • An analysis of how employment opportunities in the civilian world influence retention decisions in the Army Reserves and National Guard
  • An evaluation of a comprehensive math/science partnership project involving 48 school districts and four small universities/colleges
  • An analysis of the relationship between religion, politics, and conflict that surveys the likely future relevance of religious mobilization and violence to American foreign policy
  • A project that investigated risky health habits and behaviors, the possible effect of insurance on individuals' choices, and how health insurance might be designed to incentivize healthy behavior
  • A study that analyzed traditional and new uses of information sharing currently faced by the Army
  • A project aimed at recommending ways to improve diversity of Air Force leadership
  • An analysis of barriers to equal opportunity in the Air Force civil service workforce
  • A study that examines the psychological consequences of a terrorist incident or other public health emergency
  • A project that analyzed various methods to optimize inventory levels for Army units
  • An examination of the concept of irregular warfare and its operational implications for the military
  • A project studying carrier maintenance for the Navy to analyze options for increased forward presence
  • An analysis of U.S. relationships with selected countries in the Middle East and an assessment of how these relationship are likely to evolve
  • An investigation of the influence of reductions in benefit coverage and the measures of access to care