Apr 25, 2016
The interactive Pardee RAND Food-Energy-Water Index allows those interested in improving development to understand the dominant sources of insecurity in a nation and identify cases where many sources of insecurity are interrelated.
RAND Gulf States reports and working papers are organized by six main categories; below is a list of the most recent RAND publications on the Gulf Coast states:
This report presents an economic evaluation of assets and activities at risk from land loss and associated storm damage in coastal Louisiana. The results show a significant level of risk to economic assets and activity in Louisiana.
This study quantifies the economic assets and activity that is at risk from the process of land loss in coastal Louisiana in a future without restoration and protection efforts to minimize or mitigate land loss.
Researchers examined school choice outcomes in New Orleans following 2005's Hurricane Katrina, including exit patterns of students across sectors and school types in New Orleans and the destination schools of mobile students.
The US HIV/AIDS epidemic is concentrated in the Deep South, yet factors contributing to HIV transmission are not fully understood. We examined relationships between substance use, sexual partnership characteristics, and condom non-use in an African American sample of STI clinic attendees in Jackson, Mississippi.
In this report, RAND researchers provide evidence that teachers in Louisiana are thinking about and implementing their state standards in ways that are significantly different from teachers in other states and examine Louisiana Department of Education strategies that might be contributing to these results.