Debates on European policy issues intensify in the run up to the UK’s EU referendum. We provide objective research, analysis, and insights on key topics within Europe, from migration to the Single Market.
Across OECD countries, higher levels of social spending are strongly associated with better health and may be of particular importance in countries with greater income inequality, according to new RAND research.
Research identified strong potential and growing interest in the use of Quality of Life tools for brain cancer treatment and care, but also a range of associated challenges that need to be addressed to facilitate more widespread uptake and impact.
An evaluation of the European Programme for Integration and Migration found that, despite a challenging climate, it strengthens civil society organisations in their efforts to advocate for constructive approaches to migration in Europe.
Corruption—from paying bribes to exercising power, to giving privileged access to public services, goods or contracts—costs the EU between €179bn and €990bn annually in GDP, according to a study across all 28 EU member states.
Central characteristics of high-performing research units are the high quality of the people and the culture and values displayed within the department, which is often a result of leadership. It is also interesting to explore their differences, such as what makes a unit particularly good at having impact versus producing high-quality publications.
The UK's roads, railways, and airports are some of the most congested in the world. An exploration of future transport scenarios and the key technologies that will drive them helps to guide today's policy and investment decisions.
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.