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STEPS-UP will be the first large scale randomized effectiveness trial completed in the US military health system, assessing how an implementation model affects collaborative care impact on mental health outcomes. It promises lessons for health system change.
Oct 30, 2014
Charles C. Engel, Robert M. Bray, Lisa H. Jaycox, Michael C. Freed, Douglas F. Zatzick, Marian E. Lane, Donald Brambilla, Kristine Rae Olmsted, Russ Vandermaas-Peeler, Brett T. Litz, Terri Tanielian, Bradley E. Belsher, Daniel P. Evatt, Laura A. Novak, Jurgen Unutzer, Wayne J. Katon
This report studies the progress of Member States, and Norway and Iceland, in meeting the Barcelona targets by 2010 by building on the 2008 analysis through examining parenthood and employment, and the cost and quality of childcare.
Oct 29, 2014
Melinda Mills, Patrick Präg, Flavia Tsang, Katia Begall, James Derbyshire, Laura Kohle, Celine Miani, Stijn Hoorens
This short statistical paper examines two specific aspects of the question: (i) the emerging trends in couples' earnings structures; and (ii) the extent to which more equal earnings relates to more equal domestic work contributions.
Oct 29, 2014
Melinda Mills, Flavia Tsang, Patrick Präg, Kai Ruggeri, Celine Miani, Stijn Hoorens
The school-to-work transition has been made difficult by high unemployment for men and women. However, research has also demonstrated that even with considerable gains in education, women continue to have unequal labour market outcomes.
This report explores the division of labour in the home and finds that domestic tasks are shared unequally between men and women. Women generally take on a larger share of the domestic work while men, regardless of income, take on a lesser share.
Oct 29, 2014
Flavia Tsang, Michael S. Rendall, Charlene Rohr, Stijn Hoorens
This publication lists and briefly summarizes some projects undertaken by RAND's three federally funded research and development centers that have helped save the government money or that have identified ways to do so. Amounts saved are estimated.
Horizon 2020, the EU's biggest research funding programme, allows the EU to play a central role in solving some of the world's grand societal challenges. This brief informs EU policy decisionmaking on research and innovation funding.
This perspective updates and reassesses four plausible future scenarios for the Syrian conflict: prolonged conflict, regime victory, regime collapse, and negotiated settlement. Analysis is based on developments in Syria and Iraq through August 2014.
Estimates, using the COMPARE microsimulation model, the sensitivity of health insurance premiums to the Affordable Care Act's tax credits, to the presence of law's individual mandate, and to the share of young adult enrollees in the market.
Reduced young-adult enrollment in the individual health insurance market created under the Affordable Care Act would lead to modest premium increases; however, eliminating tax credits would substantially increase premiums and reduce enrollment.
Analyses the potential benefits of removing existing barriers to FDI and non-tariff trade barriers in the EU single market. The effects vary by Member State. The construction material and medical devices sectors are analysed in more detail.
An attacker's missile-borne countermeasures to cruise missile defenses are known as penetration aids, or penaids. This research recommends export controls on penaid-related items under the Missile Technology Control Regime.
Oct 20, 2014
Richard H. Speier, George Nacouzi, K. Scott McMahon
The authors examine how stakeholders might collaborate to (1) define what constitutes an adequate technology architecture for the purposes of addressing the digital divide in early childhood education and (2) help ensure that it is realized.
This report discusses the 2013 French Army operations in Mali (Operation Serval) to provide a model for designing and operating an expeditionary force, one that has a number of attributes and competencies the United States Army is seeking.