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From the RAA President

  • Natalie W. Crawford

    Issue 79 of the Alumni Bulletin: April 2019

    In the latest issue of the Alumni Bulletin: Meet the RAND Archives team; a focus on scalable analytic methods; remembering Andrew Marshall; a Q&A with Breanne Williamson; and more.

Alumni Association News

  • RAND & Pardee RAND Alumni Summer Reunion

    Jun 20, 2019

    Come reunite with alumni from all eras. The summer reunion is a chance for RAND and Pardee RAND alumni to connect with colleagues past and present, reminisce with friends, and meet the newest members of the community. [Santa Monica, CA]

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    Focus on Scalable Analytic Methods

    Apr 30, 2019

    RAND has launched new initiatives that focus on the use of scalable analytic methods (SAM) to address complex policy problems.

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    Jun 13, 2019

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    Jun 13, 2019

    An incipient Eurasian “democratic spring” may not yet be on the horizon, but political awareness and civil society are gaining ground. The West could contribute by continuing to help to fill information vacuums, and by offering training and support for nurturing civil society, conducting free and fair elections, and developing competitive politics.

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