To commemorate RAND's 60th anniversary and legacy of helping policymakers stay ahead of the curve, RAND experts will discuss several of tomorrow's front-burner policy issues-and what we can and should be doing about them today.
Lead authors Terri Tanielian and Lisa Jaycox will present Invisible Wounds of War: Psychological and Cognitive Injuries, Their Consequences, and Services to Assist Recovery at a RAND Congressional Briefing on April 28.
A panel of RAND experts and one of California's leading water policymakers will discuss the implications of climate change for California's water needs and what can and should be done now to prepare for an unpredictable future.
RAND Senior Fellow David Gompert and Senior Policy Analyst John Gordon will present "War by Other Means—Building Complete and Balanced Capabilities for Counterinsurgency" at a RAND Congressional Briefing on February 11.
Robert Lempert and David Groves will present Meeting the Challenges of Water Resource Planning: New Decision Support Methods for Water Managers Facing an Uncertain Future Climate at a RAND Congressional Briefing on January 31. Debra Knopman will make introductions.
RAND will host a panel discussion on No Child Left Behind (NCLB): What Do We Know, and What Does It Tell Us? on January 9. Panelists include John Deasy, Michelle Rhee, Laura Hamilton, Brian Stecher, and Georges Vernez.
The Kauffman-RAND Institute for Entrepreneurship Public Policy is hosting a book launch and luncheon to highlight research findings from In the Name of Entrepreneurship? The Logic and Effects of Special Regulatory Treatment for Small Business.
Dr. Cheryl Damberg will present Pay for Performance: Will This Policy Intervention Solve the Ills of the United States Healthcare System? for the next installment of the Congressional Briefing Series on December 3.
China has transformed in dramatic ways over the past 25 years and wields increasing influence on the global stage. What are the myths and realities of China's impact on the changing geopolitical landscape? What are the challenges and opportunities for the United States?
The RAND Community Conference on Early Childhood Issues will feature lessons learned from evaluating early intervention programs around the country, with particular emphasis on Pittsburgh's PNC Grow Up Great, a $100 million, 10-year enhancement program.
In a conference presented by the RAND Institute for Civil Justice and UCLA School of Law, discussion and analysis will focus on the issue of transparency, both its advantages and disadvantages, in many aspects of the civil justice system.
In a RAND Policy Circle presentation, Dr. Deborah Cohen will discuss the obesity epidemic with a focus on the role of neighborhoods and safe places to engage in physical activity, as well as access to healthy foods in schools and the workplace.
Is the No Child Left Behind Act working to close the achievement gap in U.S. schools? RAND Education policy analysts and a prominent national leader in education discuss the opportunities and challenges involved in making NCLB's promise a reality.
What policy options are available to mitigate Los Angeles' notoriously congested roadways? RAND transportation expert Martin Wachs and a panel of regional stakeholders and policymakers will discuss realistic approaches to addressing the region's worsening congestion.