This report analyzes the costs to implement the Children's Aid Society's Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program in-school model for one year for 880 students at one school district in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Nearly all of the participants in this study of trans feminine individuals in Lebanon had experienced gender identity discrimination; more than half reported condomless receptive anal intercourse with male partners in the past three months.
Setting the cannabis tax should not be considered a one-time event. Smart jurisdictions will revise their decisions over time to incorporate new data about taxes, testing, and the cannabis plant itself — without being influenced by those seeking to maximize profits.
Although good intentions led to the new nutrition labels, it is unlikely that they will improve the quality of the American diet. The label changes have not been tested in a real world setting with the various factors that influence what people buy.
This report describes the research questions, data sources, and potential designs that might be used to evaluate the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic demonstration, in hopes of providing evidence to policymakers on impact and value.
The Internet has fundamentally changed ways of doing business, including the operations of illegal markets. RAND Europe was commissioned to investigate the role of the Internet in facilitating the drugs trade, particularly in the Netherlands.
Silk Road was the first major online market place for illegal goods on the hidden web. Since the FBI took it down in 2013, copycats have filled the void. Transactions for illicit drugs on cryptomarkets have tripled and revenues have doubled.
On behalf of the Dutch Research and Documentation Centre, RAND Europe is partnering on an effort to understand the scope and size of Internet drug trafficking, as well as what role the Netherlands may play.
Many organizations do not use programs backed by research or do not implement them well even when they do. A new web-based tool can help community leaders better plan and run their pregnancy prevention programs and achieve more positive outcomes.
To help Hill staffers make the most of the Congressional recess, RAND has developed a list of must-read research and commentaries that will help ensure policymakers will return ready to hit the ground running.