Publications by Date
Understanding India, Globalisation and Health Care Systems: A Mapping of Research in the Social Sciences — September 1, 2012
National and transnational health care systems are rapidly evolving with current processes of globalisation.
Ofcom: The effectiveness of converged regulation — August 15, 2012
The main focus of this research was to provide an assessment of the success with which Ofcom has delivered regulatory outcomes by comparing them with other national communications regulators in other countries.
Establishing and Sustaining Research Partnerships in Africa: A Case Study of the UK-Africa Academic Partnership on Chronic Disease — August 1, 2012
This paper examines the challenges and opportunities in establishing and sustaining north–south research partnerships in Africa through a case study of the UK-Africa Academic Partnership on Chronic Disease.
In Amenable Mortality—Deaths Avoidable Through Health Care—Progress in the US Lags That of Three European Countries — August 1, 2012
We examined trends and patterns of amenable mortality—deaths that should not occur in the presence of timely and effective health care—in the United States compared to those in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom between 1999 and 2007.
Understanding Health Systems, Health Economies and Globalization: The Need for Social Science Perspectives — August 1, 2012
The complex relationship between globalization and health calls for research from many disciplinary and methodological perspectives.
Evaluation of the implementation of the Europol Council Decision and of Europol’s activities — July 25, 2012
This report sets out findings from a wide-ranging evaluation of Europol — the European Police Office. It examines Europol's capabilities, legal basis and activities, highlighting potential areas for reform in the forthcoming Europol Regulation.
SMART TRASH: Study on RFID tags and the recycling industry: Executive Summary of Final Report (D6) in English, with German and French translations — July 11, 2012
Executive Summary in English, with French, and German translations. The study aims to assess the environmental impact of the RFID tags themselves as well as the environmental advantages that the use of RFID can provide to product lifecycle management.
Twenty on Twenty — July 11, 2012
Twenty on Twenty features 20 views from clients, collaborators, alumni, friends, and employees who share their personal perspectives on RAND Europe's first 20 years and their thoughts on the future.
This report describes work to enhance the pivoting component of the Sydney Strategic Model (STM). Pivoting combines base and future model forecasts with base matrix information to produce the best possible predictions of future transport patterns.
SMART TRASH: Study on RFID tags and the recycling industry — July 3, 2012
The study aims to assess the environmental impact of the RFID tags themselves as well as the environmental advantages that the use of RFID can provide to product lifecycle management. The Final Report presents the findings of our research.
This systematic review examined the question: what is the evidence of the impact on family well-being of giving economic resources to women relative to the impact of giving them to men?
Costing the Walking for Health Programme — July 1, 2012
The results of this work provide a useful insight into economic costs of running local Walking for Health schemes, and the overarching national support programme.
Incentives and Barriers of the Cyber Insurance Market in Europe — June 28, 2012
ENISA conducted a study identifying possible causes inhibiting the cyber-insurance market in Europe and investigating incentives to kick-start its development.
Mental Health Retrosight: Final report on Phase I — June 28, 2012
Aims to identify the long term payback from mental health research; identify factors that are associated with the successful translation of research; and make insights that will inform future funding policy.
Towards a competitive European Internet industry: A socio-economic analysis of the European Internet industry and the Future Internet Public-Private Partnership — June 19, 2012
This report analyses challenges and opportunities for the EU Internet industry and estimates the impact of investing in a Future Internet PPP. It finds that there is enormous economic potential for Europe, but only if some tough choices are made.
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 — June 19, 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.
Postmenopausal osteoporosis management: A review of the evidence to inform the development of quality indicators — May 9, 2012
The report work aims to inform the development of quality indicators for postmenopausal osteoporosis management in Europe.
Allowing for Heterogeneous Decision Rules in Discrete Choice Models: An Approach and Four Case Studies — May 1, 2012
The study of respondent heterogeneity is one of the main areas of research in the field of choice modelling.
This paper focuses on the Wellcome Trust's African Institutions initiative, an example of the networked research capacity-building initiatives emerging in response to the need for research capacity growth.
Assessment of the implementation of the EU Drugs Strategy 2005—2012 and its Action Plans — April 18, 2012
This report sets out findings from an independent evaluation of the EU Drugs Strategy 2005-12 and Action Plans. The research examined the implementation, relevance and influence of the Strategy and its added value for Member States and at EU level.
DISMEVAL Developing and validating disease management evaluation methods for European healthcare systems: Final report — April 4, 2012
The report presents the overall findings of work carried out within the DISMEVAL project. It reviews approaches to chronic care in Europe and reports on methods and metrics for the evaluation of disease management interventions in six countries.
This report outlines choices, options and trade-offs to policymakers, programme operators and researchers interested in the evaluation of chronic disease management. It is based on analyses undertaken within the DISMEVAL project.
The Health Care Experiences of British Pensioners Migrating to Spain: A Qualitative Study — April 1, 2012
This paper focuses on a type of patient mobility that has had a significant growth in the past decades: British pensioners who have moved from Northern European countries to Spain.
Involving Primary Care Clinicians in Quality Improvement: An Independent Evaluation of the Health Foundation's Engaging with Quality in Primary Care Programme : Final Report — April 1, 2012
Clinicians need to focus fully on quality improvement to ensure their interventions achieve full potential.
Factors That Encourage or Discourage Doctors from Acting in Accordance with Good Practice: Final Report — April 1, 2012
The overall purpose of the study is to develop an improved understanding of the critical enablers and barriers to embedding the principles and standards of good practice in doctors' everyday decision making.