Private Sector Research for the Greater Middle East

RAND helps develop effective public policies and regulatory frameworks that encourage entrepreneurship, support innovation, protect property rights, and develop business and industry, while maintaining government oversight.

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    Improving Access to Medicine in the Developing World

    Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease are common and rising in the developing world, but access to treatment remains limited. An analysis of the obstacles to treatment finds realistic areas for improvement and ideas the pharmaceutical industry could focus on as it develops its NCD policy research program.

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    For Whom the Whistle Blows: Advancing Corporate Compliance and Integrity Efforts in the Era of Dodd-Frank

    The debate over the new U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission whistleblower rules overshadows a deeper question for corporations and regulators—how best to reconcile strong compliance and internal reporting mechanisms with the incentives created by the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to report fraud directly to the SEC.

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    First International Conference on Entrepreneurship: Policies for Growth

    Participants at this conference presented research on and discussed policy issues affecting the growth of entrepreneurship in India, with special emphasis on education and the effective utilization of infrastructure. This document summarizes the proceedings and includes several of the speakers' presentations.