RAND's Interdisciplinary Behavioral and Social Science Agent-Based Model of Income Tax Evasion: Technical Report
Explores an agent-based computational simulation model of individual income tax evasion tools to understand how taxpayers change their compliance behavior and what government policies could help mitigate the problem of tax evasion.
Sep 19, 2019
Opportunities for All: Mutually Beneficial Opportunities for Syrians and Host Countries in Middle Eastern Labor Markets
This report examines the labor markets in Turkey, Jordan, and Lebanon for Syrian migrants fleeing the civil war. Each country has its specific challenges, and recommendations are tailored to each to improve the socioeconomic environment for all.
Dec 13, 2018
Nearly 7 million Syrian refugees live in other Middle Eastern countries due to the Syrian Civil War. RAND researchers conducted surveys and focus groups to find policies that might create economic opportunities for refugees and host-nation workers.
Dec 13, 2018
This report takes stock of the medium-term outlook for the Russian economy in light of the low price of oil, increased state control of the economy, Western sanctions, and the overall business climate in Russia.
Jun 22, 2016
The Potential of Blind Collaborative Justice: Testing the Impact of Expert Blinding and Consensus Building on the Validity of Forensic Testimony
RAND researchers investigated two potential contributors to biased testimony within adversarial litigation involving forensic evidence: experts' knowledge of which side they were testifying for, and lack of input from relevant scientific communities.
Aug 7, 2015
Foreign financing of Islamic institutions in the Netherlands: A study to assess the feasibility of conducting a comprehensive analysis
The report presents the results of a study assessing the feasibility of conducting a full analysis of the size and scope of foreign funding of Islamic institutions in the Netherlands and the possible conditions under which funding may be provided.
Mar 26, 2015