Publications by Title
This study examines possible ways to mitigate the negative impacts of the projected increase in freight transportation on the Netherlands highways, while attempting to retain the economic benefits from the efficient and reliable transport of goods.
This report describes the results of a major transportation research study that was performed for the Netherlands Ministry of Transport, Public Works, and Water Management by the European-American Center for Policy Analysis (EAC).
This report is the executive summary of MR-736-EAC/VW. It presents the basic findings from this study, but the interested reader should refer to the main report for a detailed discussion of the issues.
This report provides details of the policy options examined and how they were specified for purposes of assessment in a major transportation research study that was performed for the Netherlands Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management by the European-American Center for Policy Analysis.
The report aims to contribute to policy learning across countries through developing and validating a framework for assessing, improving and enhancing healthcare planning and so presenting a potential tool for analysts and decision makers.
Freedom and Need: The Evolution of Public Strategy for Biomedical and Health Research in England — 2008
Evaluates models and policy implications for health-related research and development with public money, ranging from independent research to needs-based state commissions, as implemented over the last century by policymakers in England.
Funding and performance on clinical guidelines: The cases of dementia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease — 2012
This exploratory study investigates the characteristics of publications cited on clinical guidelines, and the funding sources they acknowledge, in order to better understand how research is translated into changes in policy and practice.
This report reviews approaches to funding intensive care in systems that use activity-based payment based on diagnosis-related groups to reimburse hospital care (Victoria/Australia, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, US-Medicare).
Further study on the affordability of alcoholic beverages in the EU: A focus on excise duty pass-through, on- and off-trade sales, price promotions and statutory regulations — 2012
This study examines the overall scale and trend of price promotions and discounts in some European countries and the responses of consumers and suppliers to a variety of alcohol regulations, including excise duties.
Asked to provide an analysis of historic, current and future acoustic characteristics of civil aviation aircraft.
Identifies underlying issues and dilemmas that policy makers will face as the Internet economy develops and analyses these in relation to the changing policy context in which the Ministry of Economic Affairs operates.
Generalised extreme value models provide an interesting theoretical framework to develop closed-form random utility models.
General Practitioner Experience and Perception of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Care Pathways: A Multimethod Research Study — 2012
This is a pilot study with the objective of investigating general practitioner (GP) perceptions and experiences in the referral of mentally ill and behaviourally disturbed children and adolescents.
This study, commissioned by the UK National Audit Office, gives an overview of the introduction of single farm payments in Germany. This research details the specifics of the German payment system and the process of implementation.
Getting It Together — 2003
Intelligence and security across Britain is often fragmented and modestly resourced it was devised for an earlier age and a different threat. To combat the new terrorism it has to evolve when an attack takes place.
Getting Women to Hospital Is Not Enough: A Qualitative Study of Access to Emergency Obstetric Care in Bangladesh — 2006
Explores what happens to poor women in Bangladesh once they reached a hospital providing comprehensive emergency obstetric care (EmOC), and identifies viable support mechanisms.
Give and Take: Good Practice Guide for Addressing Network and Information Security Aspects of Cybercrime — 2012
A snapshot of the current status of ENISAs support for CERTs and LEAs, and includes good practice and recommendations for both communities.
Ground-Based Measurements of Ozone and NO2 During MANTRA 1998 Using a Zenith-Sky Spectrometer — 2005
Zenith-sky spectra in the near ultraviolet and visible wavelength regions were recorded for a period of seven days, prior to and following the launch of the MANTRA balloon on 24 August 1998.
Group Behaviour Modelling — 2009
Even though research on group behavior is still a comparatively new field in transportation, rapid progress has been made since the beginning of the 21st century.
This report analyzes Portugal's recently changed national drug strategy, develops recommendations for its implementation, and offers analysis for evaluating its effects. Portugal's strategy seeks to decriminalize possession and consumption of all drugs for personal use, reduce drug harm and risks, and offer prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation. The authors examine the history of Portugal's drug problem over the past 75 years in light of the existing literature on drugs and drug abuse.
This research brief summarises the key findings from a review of biomedical research ethics.
Guiding Good Research: Biomedical Research Ethics and Ethics Review: Observatory on Health Research Systems — 2008
Provides an overview of ethics and ethical reviews in biomedical research. The purpose of the document is to brief non-specialists on the key aspects of the evolution and current debate of biomedical research ethics and assessment of proposed research by ethics committees or review boards. The briefing highlights principle areas of consensus and tension, and outlines different approaches to the formal ethical scrutiny of proposed research.
This comprehensive and up-to-date collection of information on rules, regulations and laws concerning computer misuse in all 25 EU countries details collection and reporting of computer evidence currently in force, together with guidelines as to when and how law enforcement must be informed of incidents. The project provides an online and CD-ROM-based application for updating the information, available at www.csirt-handbook.org.uk.
This poster, based on a research project carried out by RAND Europe for the Local Better Regulation Office, presents the methodological approach chosen to explore the impacts and outcomes of Local Authority Regulatory Services in UK Local Authorities.