RAND Europe News and Events

  • Taking an Interest: What Makes Someone Respond to a Survey

    05 Jan 2016

    Saunders

    Researchers have two main reasons for caring about non-response. First, it is important to ensure that survey findings are unbiased and representative, and second, concern about survey non-response is a key reason given by those who ignore or chose not to act on the findings of research.

  • Is Cross-Disciplinary Working the Way Forward to Improve Evaluation?

    23 Dec 2015

    Ling

    Working within a single discipline might help identify how to make an existing system work better, but a cross-disciplinary conversation might help determine how to make better systems.

  • A New Approach to Managing Aid Agencies

    18 Dec 2015

    Ling

    The current approach to managing aid agencies is confused due to two opposing forces: a results-based approach to management and an emphasis on the need to achieve systemic changes and transform underlying constraints.

  • What Are the Facts About EU Migration to the UK?

    18 Dec 2015

    Janta

    Discussions about European migration taking place during the EU Summit this week could benefit from the facts: that the actual number of EU migrants in the UK is considerably smaller than popular perception, and those that are in the UK have higher employment levels than UK nationals.