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Featured Initiative: Alumni Impact Fund

  • Donate to the 2018 Alumni Impact Fund

    May 14, 2018

    The Alumni Impact Fund is an opportunity for the entire RAND family to help extend the impact of top-flight RAND research and analysis. Contribute to the 2018 campaign today.

From the RAA President

  • Issue 77 of the Alumni Bulletin: Fall 2018

    In the latest issue of the Alumni Bulletin: A look into RAND's 70th anniversary celebration at the RAA summer reunion; RAND welcomes new vice president of development; a new fund that will support high-quality research on gun violence; and more.

Alumni Association News

  • Photo Gallery: Alumni Celebrate RAND's 70th Anniversary

    Sep 24, 2018

    RAND alumni from every decade from the 1950s to the present gathered in June at RAND's Santa Monica headquarters campus to celebrate RAND's 70th anniversary. See photographs from the event.

  • RAND Welcomes New VP of Development

    Sep 24, 2018

    RAND recently welcomed Brandon Baker at the new vice president of development. He will set strategy for philanthropic investment at RAND in this newly created position.

The Latest from the RAND Blog

  • The Trump-Xi Meeting at G-20: Kicking the Can Down the Road

    Dec 14, 2018

    Much was expected of the discussion at the 2018 G-20 meeting in Buenos Aires between the United States and China on their ongoing trade war. However, nothing of significance emerged. With signs of a global economic slowdown surfacing earlier than expected, the failed outcomes of this meeting could come back to haunt world leaders.

  • Helping Police Find Better Strategies to Fight Crime

    Dec 14, 2018

    Which policing strategies are the most effective? A new RAND toolkit aims to help law enforcement agencies identify the best approach for the situation, and the key steps to success.

  • Is This the Beginning of a New Cold War?

    Dec 12, 2018

    It has become increasingly common for observers of world affairs to contend that the United States and China have either entered into or are poised to embark on a new Cold War. While the contours of a long-term contest between Washington and Beijing are undoubtedly forming, especially in the economic realm, the analogy is problematic.

  • Can Innovative Financing by the Public and Private Sectors Build on Momentum in Energy Efficiency Improvements for Affordable Multifamily Housing?

    Dec 12, 2018

    Nearly one in three American households in 2015 reported difficulty paying their energy bills or sustaining adequate home heating and cooling. Emerging models of energy services and financing show promise, and could identify creative ways to increase access to funding that could preserve and improve home affordability for millions of Americans.

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