Senior Economist and Director of RAND's Environment, Energy, and Economic Development Program Michael Toman will present Impacts on U.S. Energy Expenditures and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Increasing Renewable Energy Use on July 11, 2008.
Nearly 20 percent of military service members who have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan — 300,000 in all — are afflicted by post-traumatic stress disorder or major depression, yet only slightly more than half have sought treatment. What are the consequences for our veterans, their families, and the nation?
To commemorate RAND's 60th anniversary and legacy of helping policymakers stay ahead of the curve, RAND experts will discuss several of tomorrow's front-burner policy issues-and what we can and should be doing about them today.
Lead authors Terri Tanielian and Lisa Jaycox will present Invisible Wounds of War: Psychological and Cognitive Injuries, Their Consequences, and Services to Assist Recovery at a RAND Congressional Briefing on April 28.
A panel of RAND experts and one of California's leading water policymakers will discuss the implications of climate change for California's water needs and what can and should be done now to prepare for an unpredictable future.
RAND Senior Fellow David Gompert and Senior Policy Analyst John Gordon will present "War by Other Means—Building Complete and Balanced Capabilities for Counterinsurgency" at a RAND Congressional Briefing on February 11.
Robert Lempert and David Groves will present Meeting the Challenges of Water Resource Planning: New Decision Support Methods for Water Managers Facing an Uncertain Future Climate at a RAND Congressional Briefing on January 31. Debra Knopman will make introductions.
RAND will host a panel discussion on No Child Left Behind (NCLB): What Do We Know, and What Does It Tell Us? on January 9. Panelists include John Deasy, Michelle Rhee, Laura Hamilton, Brian Stecher, and Georges Vernez.
The Kauffman-RAND Institute for Entrepreneurship Public Policy is hosting a book launch and luncheon to highlight research findings from In the Name of Entrepreneurship? The Logic and Effects of Special Regulatory Treatment for Small Business.
Dr. Cheryl Damberg will present Pay for Performance: Will This Policy Intervention Solve the Ills of the United States Healthcare System? for the next installment of the Congressional Briefing Series on December 3.
China has transformed in dramatic ways over the past 25 years and wields increasing influence on the global stage. What are the myths and realities of China's impact on the changing geopolitical landscape? What are the challenges and opportunities for the United States?
The RAND Community Conference on Early Childhood Issues will feature lessons learned from evaluating early intervention programs around the country, with particular emphasis on Pittsburgh's PNC Grow Up Great, a $100 million, 10-year enhancement program.
In a conference presented by the RAND Institute for Civil Justice and UCLA School of Law, discussion and analysis will focus on the issue of transparency, both its advantages and disadvantages, in many aspects of the civil justice system.
In a RAND Policy Circle presentation, Dr. Deborah Cohen will discuss the obesity epidemic with a focus on the role of neighborhoods and safe places to engage in physical activity, as well as access to healthy foods in schools and the workplace.