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  • RAND State Statistics

    RAND State Statistics provides social science data, with more than 190 databases covering all 50 states. Data exists at national, state, and local levels. Since 1998, there have been more than 700 institutional subscribers.

  • RAND Texas Statistics

    RAND State Statistics provides social science data through 250 databases focused on Texas, spanning population, labor force, employment, energy, education, and more.

  • RAND California Statistics

    RAND State Statistics provides social science data via almost 300 databases focused on California, spanning population, demographics, business and economics, criminal justice, and more.

  • RAND New York Statistics

    RAND State Statistics provides social science data through 250 databases focused on New York state, spanning human services, wealth and poverty, business and economics, federal, state and local government, and more.

  • RAND Benchmark

    RAND Benchmark is an online, subscription-based application that enables police departments, sheriffs' offices, and other law enforcement agencies to measure officer performance, identify outliers in particular dimensions of performance, and mitigate legal risk.

  • Los Angeles Family and Neighborhood Survey

    The Los Angeles Family and Neighborhood Survey (L.A.FANS) studies adults, teens, children, and neighborhoods in Los Angeles County. Survey data were collected in 2000-2001 and 2006-2008 and are available to researchers for public use.

  • Asset and Health Dynamics Among the Oldest Old (AHEAD)

    The Health and Retirement Study is a longitudinal survey of the elderly dating back to 1992. With the support of the National Institute on Aging and Social Security Administration, RAND has made five data sets available for researchers.

  • Managed Health Care Survey Categorizes Critical Elements of Public Sector Arrangements

    This RAND Health survey captures key differences between managed and "unmanaged" care as well as differences among managed care arrangements, and it includes six domains predicted to have an impact on access, service utilization, costs, and quality.

  • RAND Indonesia Data Core

    The RAND Indonesia Data Core is an online digital library of Indonesian data surveys and documentation with Indonesian originals and English translations. Surveys cover socieconomic status, the labor force, small and large businesses, households, and urban and rural prices.

  • Survey in Rural Bangladesh Explores Life-Cycle and Aging

    The Matlab Health and Socio-economic Survey, conducted in 1996, provides a unique microlevel data set for research on aging. In particular, these new data will support in-depth analyses — not possible with existing survey data — on interrelated topics having to do with life-cycle investments in the physical, economic, and social well-being of adults and the elderly.

  • Longitudinal Survey Explores Indonesian Family Life

    The Indonesian Family Life Survey is an ongoing, longitudinal survey begun in 1993 that represents about 83% of the Indonesian population and includes over 30,000 individuals living in 13 of the country's 27 provinces.

  • Survey Data Provide Insights into Malaysian Family Life

    The Malaysian Family Life Surveys were conducted in 1976-1977 and 1988-1989. The surveys collected detailed current and retrospective information on family structure, fertility, economic status, education, and more from a partially-overlapping sample of more than 4,000 individuals and households.

  • Survey Examines Rural Guatemalan Attitudes toward Childhood Illness and Pregnancy

    The Guatemalan Survey of Family Health was designed to examine the way in which rural Guatemalan families and individuals cope with childhood illness and pregnancy, and the role of ethnicity, poverty, social support, and health beliefs in this process.

  • Displaced New Orleans Residents Survey (DNORS) Assesses Vulnerable Populations, Post-Katrina

    The new Displaced New Orleans Residents Survey examines the current location, well-being, and plans of people who lived in the City of New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina struck in August 2005.

  • RAND Database of Worldwide Terrorism Incidents

    With over 36,000 incidents of terrorism coded and detailed, the quality and completeness of the RDWTI is unparalleled, as it is built from the research of RAND staff with regional expertise, relevant language skills, and in-country field work experience.

  • Partners in Care Study Instruments

    Measures were fielded as part of "Partners in Care," a trial conducted to determine whether primary care clinics could implement practical programs for improving depression care for adults and to assess whether such programs could reduce disparities in care for minorities in comparison to usual care.

  • Health and Fertility Archive

    The Central American Population Program has compiled a set of fertility and health surveys carried out by different Central American institutions and international agencies in Central America, Panama, and Belize.

  • Student Traumatic Experience Recovery Toolkit

    RAND has released a toolkit that shows how to provide school-based mental health programs for students exposed to violence, natural disasters and other traumatic events. The toolkit will enable schools to help students displaced by natural disasters like Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

  • Survey of Pesticide Use During the Gulf War

    RAND conducted a survey designed to quantify the use of pesticides by the average U.S. military service member during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm between August 1990 and July 1991.

  • RAND Family Life Surveys (FLS)

    The Family Life Surveys are a set of detailed household and community surveys of developing countries conducted by RAND, in collaboration with research institutions in the given countries. The currently available country surveys cover Malaysia (1976-77, 1988-89), Indonesia (1993), Guatemala (1995), and Bangladesh (1996).

  • RAND Health Insurance Experiment

    The RAND Health Insurance Experiment was a 15-year, multimillion-dollar effort that encouraged the restructuring of private insurance, helped increase the stature of managed care, and shaped current understanding of how cost sharing affects health care use and health outcomes.

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