Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a complex problem, and RAND research calculated costs associated with disruptions to labor force supply would amount to almost $6 trillion globally over the next four decades if today’s levels of infection and resistance are maintained. Join Dean Susan L. Marquis and policy analyst Jirka Taylor for a conversation about the need for a holistic approach to address AMR.
A hands-on event to experience the methods RAND researchers use to help decisionmakers navigate into the future. Learn how RAND uses serious games and new scenario-based tools to help inform decisions under conditions of deep uncertainty.
RAND uses gaming techniques to develop insights into a host of 21st century challenges. David Shlapak, codirector of the RAND Center for Gaming, discusses the strengths, weaknesses, and limitations of using gaming in research. [Pittsburgh, PA]
RAND Center for Gaming codirector David Shlapak discusses RAND's use of games to improve decisionmaking. He will talk about a series of war games RAND conducted in the spring of 2014, after Russia seized Crimea, to examine the threat Russia may present to NATO's Baltic members.
More than 2.8 million men and women have served in the military since 9/11, and more than 50 percent face a period of unemployment when they leave. Jeff Wenger will explain how a tool developed by RAND can reduce veteran unemployment and job turnover for veterans who do find jobs.
On February 17, 2016, RAND hosted a special gathering to celebrate the life and legacy of Henry ("Harry") S. Rowen. An economist, national security expert, academician, and government official, Rowen served as the second president of RAND from 1967 to 1972.