Although three options put forward to help people keep their old health insurance plans all would cause some disruption of the risk pools that are important to the insurance exchanges, none of the changes would be severe enough to threaten their viability.
An analysis of 10 states and the United States overall predicts that there will be no widespread premium increase in the individual health insurance market under the ACA. However, the cost of policies will vary among states and will be influenced by individual factors such as a person's age and whether they smoke.
Economic cooperation between Turkey and Iran has increased over the past decade — mainly due to Iran's vast oil and natural gas reserves — but the degree of cooperation between the two nations should not be exaggerated.
Disability payments made to veterans injured during combat adequately compensate them for the earning losses they experience in the civilian job market.
Energy purchases made by the U.S. Department of Defense do not influence world oil prices, making cutting fuel use the only effective choice to reduce what the Pentagon spends on petroleum fuels.
Fewer Mexican immigrants returned home from the United States during 2008 and 2009 than in the two years prior to the start of the recession, a finding that contradicts the notion that the economic downturn has hastened return migration to Mexico.
European institutions should focus on policies that support the most vulnerable groups in society in order to grow employment and reduce income inequality.
The RAND Corporation announced today that it has revised the suggested retail pricing on all RAND e-books to $9.95 each. RAND e-books are available through a wide variety of wholesale and retail partners.
An improved understanding of the effects of regulation on small businesses will help lawmakers develop policy designed to advance entrepreneurship.
The Cyrus Chung Ying Tang Foundation has donated $2 million to the RAND Corporation to establish the Tang Institute for U.S.-China Relations. The institute will work to improve policy discussions that shape relations between the U.S. and China on issues such as currency, labor and trade, and more.
May 8, 2006 News Release: RAND Study Shows Sarbanes-Oxley Act Had Short-Lived Effect on Small Businesses.
The United States will continue to lead the information technology revolution for years to come because U.S. businesses are focused on innovation, Americans readily accept change, and the U.S. government provides an environment hospitable to IT business development, a RAND report issued today predicts.