Dependents

Featured

RAND research on children covers the prenatal period up to age 18 and includes areas such as child health and the role of the family unit, neighborhoods, and community influence on child well-being. RAND's family-focused research covers additional topics such as marriage and divorce, senior care, and family finances.

  • Tobacco product power wall behind the cashier, photo by William G. Shadel/RAND Corporation

    Research Brief

    Can Big Tobacco's Power Wall Be Breached?

    Dec 9, 2015

    Many convenience stores feature a “power wall” of tobacco products behind the cashier. Hiding the power wall is a promising regulatory option for reducing the impact of tobacco advertising on adolescents.

  • Syrian refugee children draw inside a makeshift school, supported by UNICEF and in cooperation with the Beyond Association, in Zahle, Lebanon, October 22, 2014, photo by Mohamed Azakir/Reuters

    Report

    Urgent Attention Is Needed to Improve Education for Syrian Refugee Children

    Nov 23, 2015

    Only half of Syrian refugee children have access to education, with nearly 700,000 not receiving any formal instruction in Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan. Classes are overcrowded and teachers are inexperienced in handling classroom conditions that include traumatized students, some of whom have missed years of school.

Explore Children and Families