Identifies drivers of opium poppy cultivation in southern Afghanistan and assesses effects of programs to promote rural development, eradicate opium poppies, or otherwise create incentives for farmers to cultivate less opium poppy.
Jun 17, 2015
This study estimates the net costs and benefits if the long-standing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians follows its current trajectory over the next ten years, relative to five other possible trajectories that the conflict could take.
Jun 8, 2015
Through analysis of alternative courses of action and their effects on probability distributions estimated for performance, schedule, and cost, acquisition decisionmakers can understand the implications of certain risk-mitigating actions.
May 19, 2015
To determine the effects of increased commissary prices, should the taxpayer subsidy to the Defense Commissary Agency be reduced, this report reviews how price changes have affected grocers and analyzes potential revenue changes for commissaries.
Mar 27, 2015
Presents a method and model that can be used to consistently value a system of interacting natural capital stocks; namely, wetlands and a fishery.
Jan 26, 2015
RAND Corporation researchers examine empirical evidence related to smart-grid development, discuss some entrepreneurial opportunities associated with smart-grid data, and offer policy suggestions for overcoming barriers.
Jan 15, 2015