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RAND researchers often write commentaries for publications and testify before the U.S. Congress on a variety of topics. For a complete list of all commentaries by RAND staff, visit the RAND Newsroom. For a complete list of all congressional testimony by RAND staff, visit the Congressional Testimony page. The page below lists commentaries and congressional testimony on topics related to Asia. Also, you'll find citations to articles (and links if available) in which RAND researchers are quoted.

News and Commentaries:

  • Reforming Indonesia's Policies Towards Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

    Jul 25, 2014

    This project aims to foster awareness and consensus within the Government of Indonesia (GoI) for key reforms toward a more comprehensive and coherent development strategy and policies for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) at the national level.

  • Media Conference Call on the Potential Hazards in Middle East from the Crisis in Iraq

    Jun 25, 2014

    RAND foreign policy experts Amb. Charles Ries, Dalia Dassa Kaye, Alireza Nader and Richard Brennan hosted a media conference call on the potential hazards should the crisis in Iraq spill over to other countries in the Middle East region. Media Relations Officer Joe Dougherty moderated the call.

  • Mapping the Diversity of Employment Interventions in South Asia

    Jun 18, 2014

    The World Bank has commissioned RAND Europe to conduct a stocktaking exercise to map the diversity of employment interventions in South Asia. In addition, RAND will conduct a scoping review of international evidence on the impact of interventions.

  • Media Conference Call on the Growing Tensions in the East and South China Seas

    Jun 11, 2014

    RAND Asia experts Andrew Scobell, David Shlapak, and Scott Harold hosted a conference call with national and international media on Wednesday, June 11 to discuss the growing tensions in the East and South China Seas. Media relations manager Joe Dougherty moderated the call.

  • The Effects of Moving to Permanent Dwellings on India's Working Poor

    May 30, 2014

    In India, low-cost housing projects like the Ashray Affordable Housing Pilot may help the working poor and their families improve their living conditions, while still allowing developers to recover their costs.

  • Amb. Robert D. Hormats Named Chair of CAPP Advisory Board

    May 19, 2014

    Ambassador Robert D. Hormats has been named the chairman of the advisory board for the RAND Center for Asia Pacific Policy. He is currently vice chairman of Kissinger Associates Inc.

  • Examining the Mongolian Labor Market

    Apr 18, 2014

    RAND will provide support to the Mongolian Ministry of Labour to assess the current structure and functioning of the Mongolian labor market. Working closely with the Ministry's Institute for Labour Studies, RAND will examine trends in labor force indicators to identify key structural constraints, conduct a survey on a particular labor-related policy issue of interest, and develop policy recommendations to improve the functioning of the labor market.

  • Pakistan Urban Sector Assessment

    Apr 18, 2014

    RAND is examining the trends and implications of rapid urbanization in Pakistan. The analysis leads to recommendations for policies to enhance productivity and economic growth in urban areas.