Events @ RAND Podcast Series

RAND events offer new insights and evidence-based perspectives on top policy concerns.

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Episodes

  • 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.

  • Police–Community Relations

    May 5, 2016

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, our panel of experts discuss new training and technologies that help foster a better relationship between police departments and the communities they are charged with protecting.

  • Where Is Iran Headed?

    Mar 30, 2016

    Ali Nader, author of The Days After a Deal with Iran: Continuity and Change in Iranian Foreign Policy, offers insights into Iranian politics, the effect of sanctions relief on the Iranian economy, and Iran's role in regional conflicts.

  • Syrian Refugees: Humanitarian and Security Perspectives

    Feb 24, 2016

    The U.S. and other Western countries have vowed to admit more Syrian refugees, but terrorist attacks in San Bernardino, Paris, Cologne, and Jakarta are fueling community anxieties. In this RAND Policy Circle briefing, experts address what countries are doing to help abate the humanitarian crisis and ongoing efforts to counter the terrorist threat.

  • L.A.'s Homelessness Crisis

    Feb 1, 2016

    About 26,000 men, women, and children are homeless in the city of Los Angeles. In this Events @ RAND Podcast, experts address what local governments, the private sector, and foundations are doing to address this crisis, especially as strong El Niño storms are expected this winter and spring.

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