Population and Aging

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RAND research on population and aging analyzes demographic and immigration trends and explores a range of issues, from family planning to religion to discrimination. RAND also studies vulnerable populations—such as the elderly and the poor—analyzing retirement and other aspects of financial decisionmaking, welfare, and end-of-life issues.

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    Report

    Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Fall Prevention Intervention

    Oct 26, 2016

    An evaluation of a fall prevention intervention found no significant reduction in health care costs or emergency room visits for fall-related injuries.

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    To Increase Diversity in Tech, We Need to Rethink What 'Tech' Is

    Nov 17, 2016

    The tech sector is a driving force for high-skill, high-wage job creation in the United States, but too few women and minorities reap the gains. Rethinking what defines today's tech jobs, along with greater investment in public-private partnerships, could go a long way toward bridging the diversity gap.

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