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This report examines how the mandate, role, funding, and operations of state departments of transportation (DOTs) will likely be affected by changes in energy supply and demand in the next 30 to 50 years.
Mar 3, 2015
Paul Sorensen, Thomas Light, Constantine Samaras, Liisa Ecola, Endy M. Daehner, David S. Ortiz, Martin Wachs
Department of Defense assistance to partner nations entails supporting helicopter fleets, often composed of outdated and difficult-to-service equipment. RAND researchers quantified the implications of migrating these fleets to alternative aircraft.
Mar 2, 2015
Christopher A. Mouton, David T. Orletsky, Michael Kennedy, Fred Timson, Adam Grissom, Akilah Wallace
This Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) report analyses geo-targeting, message content, and character limitations of the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA).
Feb 27, 2015
Brian K. Daly, Mike Gerber, William B. Anderson, Keith Bhatia, Cedric Cox, John S., II Davis, Tim Dunn, Brad Gaunt, Daniel Gonzales, Denis Gusty, Craig Hodan, Robert Hoever, Brian Josef, Mark Lucero, Hisham Kassab, Farrokh Khatibi, John Kopec, John Madden, Matt Matt May Wyandotte, Hutch McClendon, Peter Musgrove, Mehran Nazari, Orlett W. Pearson, Ganesh Ramesh, Nag Rao, Larry Rybar, Francisco Sanchez, Matthew Straeb, Kim Titus, Xiaomei Wang, James Wiley
This brief summarizes a report on lessons from experiences of businesses that attract, employ, and retain veterans. It provides recommendations to help employers and federal agencies increase veteran employment opportunities.
Feb 27, 2015
Kimberly Curry Hall, Margaret C. Harrell, Barbara Bicksler, Robert Stewart, Michael P. Fisher
State mental health authorities routinely devote resources to collect data for state planning and reporting purposes. However, these data are rarely used in cross-state comparisons to inform state or federal policy development.
Feb 26, 2015
Kimberly Hoagwood, S. Essock-Vitale, Joseph P. Morrissey, Anne Libby, Sheila A. Donahue, Benjamin Druss, Molly Finnerty, Linda Frisman, Meera Narasimhan, Bradley D. Stein, Jennifer Wisdom, Judy Zerzan
Data from surveys of arrestees and the household population in the U.S. suggest there is only modest overlap among demand for the big three expensive illegal drugs (cocaine/crack, heroin, and methamphetamine).
Feb 26, 2015
Jonathan P. Caulkins, Susan S. Everingham, Beau Kilmer, Gregory Midgette
This perspective describes a proof-of-concept approach intended to help decisionmakers systematically assess the risk of the spread of Ebola to potentially vulnerable countries and then consider actions to mitigate the impact of Ebola there.
Feb 23, 2015
Bill Gelfeld, Shira Efron, Melinda Moore, Jonah Blank