Failing to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) would lead to cumulative world GDP losses between now and 2050 of between $2.1 and $124.5 trillion through labour supply disruption alone, not including other wider social and health costs.
With the rise of big data come complex problems, cultural and governance issues, and the need for policy frameworks. RAND Europe researchers connect diverse strands to help business, government, and citizens.
In its annual review, RAND Europe describes the research it conducted to support policymaking in four areas of transformation: harnessing the power of ICT, safeguarding society, building healthier communities and innovating for efficiency.
Professor Paul Cornish has joined RAND Europe to lead its research in the areas of defence, security and infrastructure. Specifically, the research aims to provide analytical and decision-support work in defence, security and cyber policy, together with analysis of market demand and decision-making in a wide range of complex public policy areas.
Charlene Rohr, Director of Choice of Modelling and Valuation at RAND Europe, spoke with Jo Coburn on the Daily Politics after UKIP leader Nigel Farage blamed immigration for adding to congestion on the M4.
The UK is the first country to attempt to allocate funding based on the wider societal impact of research, and in 2012, a subset of higher education institutions in Australia ran a small-scale pilot exercise to assess impact and understand the potential challenges of the process. What can be learned by comparing the UK and Australian approaches?
RAND Europe's policy research focuses on eight specific areas. By establishing new angles of enquiry and, in some cases, new methodologies for research, we bring fresh approaches and add valuable contributions to traditional as well as new RAND research areas.