Explores the magnitude of the effects of population aging on aggregate economic growth.
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Recent Labor & Population Releases
Job Insecurity, Unemployment Insurance and On-The-Job Search: Evidence from Older American WorkersAugust 16, 2016
The author analyzes how unemployment insurance (UI) affects on-the-job search among older workers in the United States, allowing for job insecurity.
Employer Accommodation and Labor Supply of Disabled WorkersAugust 16, 2016
The authors examine the factors that influence employer accommodation of newly disabled workers and how effective such accommodations are in retaining workers and discouraging disability insurance applications.
The goal of this report is to document the results of an interrelated set of research activities designed to document current access to high-quality preschool programs in Cincinnati, Ohio, for three- and four-year-olds and to examine the costs and benefits of policy options for making publicly funded, high-quality early learning programs more widely available on a targeted or universal basis.
State-level action on immigration policies is a contentious issue. RAND researchers developed a cost-benefit framework for classifying consequences of specific policies and assessed studies of specific policies' fiscal and economic impacts.
Reverting to Informality: Unregistered Property Transactions and the Erosion of the Titling Reform in PeruJuly 28, 2016
Exploits a natural experiment provided by the elimination of a registration system targeted to the poor in Peru to identify the effects of increasing the costs and complexity of registering property transactions in urban areas.
Prevalence and Patterns of Health Risk Behaviors of Palestinian Youth: Findings from a Representative SurveyJuly 25, 2016
Investigates the prevalence and patterns of risk behaviors as well as of mental health, perceptions of the risks of such behaviors, and the factors increasing vulnerability to as well as protection from engagement in them.
Living Arrangements of the Elderly in China: Evidence from the CHARLS National BaselineJuly 21, 2016
Declining fertility in China has raised concerns about elderly support, especially when public support is inadequate.
What the Ghosts of Candidates Past Can Tell Us About the General Election: Mapping America's Ideological Terrain, Part 2July 18, 2016
As part of the RAND Presidential Election Panel Survey (PEPS) series, researchers use multi-dimensional scaling to explore how voter support for former primary challengers can inform the pathways to success for the presumptive nominees.
Study of health effects of financial inclusion, particularly ownership of a bank account of older minorities, with focus on Hispanics.