Summarizes first-year findings of an ongoing evaluation of a California program aimed at developing statewide capacities and implementing interventions to reduce stigma and discrimination toward those with mental illness.
Researchers explored whether intolerance has risen more in some countries than others, whether it has risen more against particular groups, if such attitudes are particularly prevalent among subgroups of the population and if there are clear patterns of association with trends in wider political, social, economic and cultural factors.
The perception that intolerance is rising in Western Europe is widely shared. Researchers sought empirical evidence of high-level trends in intolerant attitudes and found strong evidence of association between intolerant attitudes and various economic, demographic, socio-political and cultural factors.
Law enforcement agencies should be required to collect data that can be used to monitor the implementation of state and local immigration enforcement laws, to ensure that they are applied in a race-blind manner.
In advance of the repeal of the law known as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Secretary of Defense requested that RAND update its 1993 study and analysis of sexual orientation among U.S. military personnel.
Testimony presented before the Senate Finance Committee on July 15, 2010.
Addresses issues related to public policies that encourage the extension of working lives of the elderly in the United States.
In 2002, the Cincinnati Police Department, through a collaborative agreement, joined with other organizations to improve police-community relations. This report focuses on the analysis of racial disparities in traffic stops in Cincinnati.
Investigates the relationship between metropolitan-level segregation measures and individual-level health outcomes and estimates the causal impact of neighborhood disadvantage on health.
Incorporating Traffic Enforcement Racial Profiling Analyses into Police Department Early Intervention Systems
This insightful study chronicles the progress made over the last 50 years with the desegregation of the U.S. military.
This report presents the RAND study that resulted from a request to assist the Secretary of Defense in drafting an Executive Order to end discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Discusses the distinction between racial disparity and racial discrimination; summarizes what is known about racial bias in capital and non-capital cases; and points out the reasons that the serious limitations of the research methods in this field...
Part of a RAND study on the measurement of racial discrimination in the economic sphere.
A critical review of some quantitative empirical studies of racial residential segregation, principally Negroes in Cities: Residential Segregation and Neighborhood Change, by Taeuber and Taeuber, which uses an "index of dissimilarity" as the princip...
A theory of the value of discrimination in the job market as a function of the business cycle, based on elementary models of economic behavior in which, among other things, employer uncertainty about employee capacity to produce is incorporated. A fa...
Estimates of the parameters of a model of salary determination — in which the independent variables include measures of performance and experience, alternative earnings potential, and race — explain from one-half to three-fourths of the variation in...
A review of residential segregation. Dealing mainly with black Americans' housing, this paper considers (1) why segregation is an important topic; (2) the current magnitude of segregation in American cities and recent trends; (3) theoretical, empiri...
Two theoretical models are developed to examine the individual incentives and perceptions of difference between people that can lead, collectively, to the segregation of various sub-populations.
An examination of the available statistics to determine the degree to which socioeconomic factors, rather than racial prejudice, determine observed nonwhite residential segregation in the Chicago and Detroit metropolitan areas. Multiple regression te...