Transportation Research for the Greater Middle East

RAND addresses transportation-related concerns such as financing and public-private partnerships. We develop solutions to safety, security, health, and environmental issues. We assist in multimodal planning, corridor planning, and cost-effective land use. Global supply chains are also an area of expertise.

  • Report

    How Does Investment in Highway Infrastructure Affect the Economy?

    To inform debate on a new transportation bill being considered, an analysis of literature on the effects of highway infrastructure spending on the economy offers principles for reforming federal policy and programs, as well as ideas for future research.

  • Report

    Countering Piracy in the Modern Era

    RAND recently convened a group of experts from the U.S. government, allied partner nations, the maritime industry, and academic organizations to reconsider the underlying factors that drive maritime piracy in this century. This conference proceedings highlights the six major themes that animated much of the discussion.

  • Multimedia

    The Arc: A Formal Structure For a Palestinian State

    Building on analyses that RAND conducted between 2002 and 2004, this presentation explores the options for strengthening the physical infrastructure of a potential future independent Palestinian state.

  • Content

    Demography, Economics, Psychology, and Epidemiology of Aging

    The RAND Summer Institute, an annual conference that addresses critical issues facing our aging population, comprises the Workshop on Aging and the Mini-Medical School for Social Scientists and serves as a vehicle to provide additional training to researchers new to the field of aging.

  • Event

    RAND Summer Institute Conferences Address Critical Issues for Our Aging Population

    RAND Summer Institute (July 10-13, 2017) is an annual event sponsored by the RAND Labor and Population Center for the Study of Aging. It consists of two conferences with the overarching goal of developing networks and human resources, as well as fostering interdisciplinary approaches to new research in the field of aging.