Events @ RAND Podcast Series

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Episodes

  • Why Prison Education Matters

    Apr 6, 2017

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, our panel of experts discuss the costs and benefits of using education to stop the prison revolving door, and the effectiveness of programs like The Last Mile, which prepares inmates for reentry by providing them with marketable skills.

  • The Serious Role of Gaming at RAND

    Mar 23, 2017

    RAND uses gaming techniques to develop insights into a host of 21st century challenges. In this Events @ RAND podcast, David Shlapak, codirector of the RAND Center for Gaming, discusses the strengths, weaknesses, and limitations of using gaming in research.

  • Tipping Points in the Arctic

    Mar 2, 2017

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, a panel of experts discuss several potential economic, environmental, and political "game changers" that could affect strategic decisions in the Arctic region.

  • The Future of Artificial Intelligence

    Dec 14, 2016

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, three Pardee RAND professors discuss the role AI is playing in society, including the incredible promise and pressing concerns.

  • Survey Says? Inside RAND's Election Poll

    Oct 6, 2016

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, our panel of experts discusses the latest results of the RAND Presidential Election Panel Survey (PEPS), and what they might portend for Election Day.

  • Conversation at RAND: U.S. International Economic Strategy

    Sep 27, 2016

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, RAND President and CEO Michael Rich and Howard Shatz, RAND senior economist, discuss the economic policy choices facing the next administration.

  • Workforce Development for the Jobs of the Future

    Sep 1, 2016

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, our panel of experts discusses what California, the federal government, and employers are doing to nurture a workforce that is well prepared for the jobs of today and the future.

  • Albert P. Williams Lecture on Health Policy: The Role of Private Plans in Medicare

    Jun 9, 2016

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, Joe Newhouse, a Professor of Health Policy and Management, discusses reforms in the mid-2000s that had a surprising—and some would say counterintuitive—effect on Medicare Advantage Plans.

  • A Conversation with His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the United States

    Jun 1, 2016

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, Ambassador Al Otaiba describes his vision for a stable, tolerant, and prosperous Middle East.

  • Combating the Opioid Drug Epidemic

    May 12, 2016

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, our panel of experts focuses on the current opioid abuse epidemic, discussing prevention, treatment, and recovery options.

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