Private Sector

Most RAND work is funded by government clients. Our rigorous research and analysis help the public sector improve policy and decisionmaking. Research fueled by philanthropy complements our government-funded portfolio. Gifts to RAND help us tackle questions that may be too big, complex, or new for government clients to address.

Providing valuable insights where public and private sectors converge

But in some cases, RAND provides valuable strategic advice and operational recommendations to the private sector—particularly where it converges with the public sector.

This work spans a wide range of policy areas. Examples include