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.
RAND Europe's Hans Pung, Joanna Chataway and Catriona Manville were among the experts Corsham Institute invited to discuss and debate the critical issues we face in making the digital society a reality for everyone. They participated in the annual Thought Leadership programme at St. George's House in Windsor Castle.
The impact of leaving the EU on UK health research would depend greatly upon the terms and conditions of such a major change. But by exploring different scenarios, each with its own set of political and economic assumptions, we can get a picture of the potential impacts.
In addition to being a public health problem, antimicrobial resistance is also a major economic concern. It crosses sectoral boundaries, because resistant bugs can pass between animals and humans, and through food, agriculture, and the environment.
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.