Brian Briscombe

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Senior Quantitative Analyst
Washington Office


M.A. in economics, University of California, San Diego


Brian Briscombe is a senior quantitative analyst at the RAND Corporation. He has 14 years of experience conducting research and analysis, writing complex reports, and managing projects. Before coming to RAND, Briscombe served as senior economist for the USAID Health Policy Project. Before that, he spent seven years as a senior economic analyst at the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

At RAND Briscombe has served as project manager for the HHS-funded study on the U.S. Blood System and U.S. Cord Blood System and has worked on several projects for CMS, CalMHSA, DoD/OSD, Bright Corners, Truven/HCUP, and Veterans Affairs (VA). Briscombe received his M.A. in economics from the University of California, San Diego.

Recent Projects

  • Towards a Sustainable Blood System in the United States
  • U.S. Umbillical Cord Blood Study
  • Housing for Health Project
  • Cost Benefit Analysis of 3 Mental Health Programs
  • Cost Survey for Comprehensive Primary Care Practices