This review compares financial advice markets in a cross-section of countries where regulatory changes aimed at improving the quality of financial advice have recently been made, to determine how such changes have affected them.
Results of a five-year evaluation of Hawai'i's P-3 initiative, which aimed to have every child reading at grade level by third grade, show students with more years of P-3 exposure were more likely to score proficient on the state reading test.
Allegheny County in southwestern Pennsylvania faces major challenges in managing its water resources, and lacks key information about climate change and future vulnerability. This study will provide a framework to evaluate options and identify cost-effective solutions.
Latin America has one of the highest rates of intimate-partner violence in the world, but a series of high-profile cases, including the murder of a journalist by her policeman husband, have propelled intimate-partner violence to the fore of Bolivia's public agenda.
Although alcohol-related traffic deaths have decreased nationwide, California’s rate began to rise again in 2011. Future approaches to addressing DUIs need to better target the problem drinking that underlies impaired driving.
California has implemented numerous policy changes to cope with a record-breaking, four-year drought. In this Events @ RAND podcast, a panel of experts discuss what government agencies can do to better manage water resources, what methods are most effective at encouraging citizens to use water wisely, and how leaders can better plan for future climate crises.
Policymakers and educators must determine if the risks of maintaining the status quo outweigh the potential benefits of competency-based programs, especially for those students who are ill-served by the traditional higher education model.
The DoD's cyber strategy is aligned with its mission, but there will be challenges to implementation—including building and maintaining a capable workforce, assessing risk across DoD networks and systems, and planning for operations.
This report identifies key environmental stressors experienced by Airmen and examines key resilience factors in the domain of environmental fitness, focusing specifically on prevention and protective measures.
This final report in a series reviews the concepts and measures of resilience, resilience factors, hardiness and flourishing. It highlights the eight fitness domain companion reports and types of Air Force data that could be used to track resilience.
While a U.S.-China cyberspace agreement is a welcome step, it also underscores the greater issues facing the United States and the international community in this largely ungoverned space. A precondition for securing U.S. networks should be the development of an overarching cyber doctrine that defines acceptable behavior and allows the U.S. to defend its networks against threats.
Among other benefits, competency-based education programs have the potential to increase the alignment between graduate skills and employer needs, as well as addressing degree-completion rates by offering new pathways to students.
El Centro de Políticas Sociales para Latinoamérica (CLASP), parte de la división de investigación de los Mercados Laborales y Población de RAND Corporation, se dedica a mejorar el bienestar de la población de América Latina.