RAND Europe, with GfK Belgium and time.lex, is examining the practice of European businesses offering misleading "free" trials online. The study is also analysing relevant EU legislation and will formulate recommendations to prevent and combat subscription traps.
RAND Europe Research
Through objective analysis and research RAND Europe strives to provide effective solutions and informed choices to policy and decision-makers. Our international expertise complements the multidisciplinary nature of our research teams.
By establishing new angles of enquiry and, in some cases, new methodologies for research, RAND Europe brings fresh approaches and adds valuable contributions to traditional as well as new RAND research areas. Along with its work for Brussels-based organisations such as the European Commission, specific areas of policy research for RAND Europe include:
Psychological Wellbeing and Work: Improving outcomes for people with common mental health problemsJuly 8, 2015
This brief summarises key findings and recommendations from a report that explores proposals to improve employment and health outcomes for people with common mental health problems.
As heart arrhythmia atrial fibrillation (AF) is becoming more prevalent, we explored current and future landscapes for AF-related stroke prevention. Key areas for the future include public awareness and patient education.
AF-related stroke prevention: today and the future: Summary for healthcare professionalsJune 1, 2015
As heart arrhythmia atrial fibrillation (AF) is becoming more prevalent, we explored current and future landscapes for AF-related stroke prevention. Key areas for the future include education of medical staff and engagement across health services.