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    Choice Modelling and Behavioural Research Capabilities at RAND Europe

    RAND Europe experts develop and use discrete choice models and conduct consumer behaviour research using revealed preference and stated preference data, depending on the policy question.

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    Evaluations of Programmes, Processes, and Impact Aim for Better Performance

    RAND Europe's expert capabilities include conducting evaluation for better performance, to help decision- and policymakers improve the analysis underlying their choices.

  • The RAND Center for Middle East Public Policy

    The RAND Center for Middle East Public Policy (CMEPP) brings together analytic excellence and regional expertise from across the RAND Corporation to address the most critical political, social, and economic challenges facing the Middle East today.

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    Body-Worn Cameras Associated with Increased Assaults Against Police

    Rates of assault against police officers are 15% higher when they wear cameras, possibly because they feel more confident about reporting assaults once they are captured on camera or because the officers did not keep their cameras on throughout their shift.

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    Better Health Outcomes Are Related to Social Expenditure

    Research shows that, across OECD countries, higher levels of social spending are strongly associated with better health, and the association is particularly strong for public social spending. Additionally, the association between social spending and better health strengthens over time.

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    The Appalachia Partnership Initiative

    The Appalachia Partnership Initiative seeks to support long-term, sustainable economic growth in the Pittsburgh tri-state area by preparing K-12 students and local workers for jobs in the energy and advanced manufacturing sectors.

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    Small Ideas for Saving Big Health Care Dollars

    Big proposals to rein in health care spending in the United States have encountered stiff political and organizational resistance. But adopting a combination of smaller ideas could save the U.S. health care system a total of up to $26 billion a year.

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    The RAND 2016 Presidential Election Panel Survey

    The RAND 2016 Presidential Election Panel Survey (PEPS) uses a unique approach to study the evolution of public opinion, voting intentions, and voter behavior.

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    The RAND Cyber and Intelligence Policy Center

    The RAND Cyber and Intelligence Policy Center (CIP) assists the U.S. Department of Defense as it confronts today's rapidly evolving intelligence environment. The Center's research provides a strong foundation on foreign political, cultural, and military developments.

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    Evaluating the World's First Social Impact Bond

    A process evaluation of a new funding mechanism implemented at a prison in the east of England, whereby private investors covered the costs of delivering public services to offenders on release from prison, provides evidence and key lessons on the operation of social impact bonds.

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    Preparing Local Talent for Jobs in the Emerging Energy Sector

    RAND is conducting a multi-method study of the ShaleNET Program, a partnership between energy employers and colleges in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West-Virginia. The program provides sub-baccalaureate training programs for semi-skilled STEM jobs in the energy sector.

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    RAND Center for Decision Making under Uncertainty

    The RAND Center for Decision Making under Uncertainty assesses the depth and breadth of uncertainty and risk levers in policy domains and research pathways. DMU researchers develop and apply RAND's collective expertise to serve projects, which require analytical methods, tools and processes to manage decision-making under uncertainty.

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    Examining the Socioeconomic Inclusion of Migrant EU Workers

    The socioeconomic inclusion of migrant EU workers and their families at the local level poses several challenges but also opportunities for society, according to research for the European Commission.

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    The RAND Strategic Rethink Project

    The RAND Strategic Rethink project explores important strategic questions facing the United States, producing a guide for policymakers, citizens, educators, and the media on the most critical global choices and challenges facing the country.

  • Project AIR FORCE

    RAND Project AIR FORCE

    RAND Project AIR FORCE (PAF) is the product of visionary thinking that led to a RAND-Air Force partnership now in its seventh decade. PAF's mission is to conduct an integrated program of objective analysis on issues of enduring concern to Air Force leaders.

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    The Days After a Deal with Iran

    Now that a nuclear agreement has been struck, what will be the implications for U.S. regional strategy, Iran's own foreign policy orientation, the response from regional partners, the global non-proliferation regime, and the role of Congress in implementation of the agreement?

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    A Two-State Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Provides the Best Economic Outcomes

    The Israeli economy stands to gain more than $120 billion over the next decade in a two-state solution, a possible resolution of the long-standing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. Palestinians would gain $50 billion, with average per-capita income rising by about 36 percent.

  • The Future of Anticoagulation to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

    Heart arrhythmia atrial fibrillation is becoming increasingly prevalent and will affect more than three percent of the EU's population by 2050. Longer-term thinking, enhanced public awareness, and more thorough engagement among stakeholders are critical components of a strategy to deal with it.

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    RAND Military Workplace Study

    The RAND Military Workplace Study (RMWS) is an independent study of sexual assault and military equal employment opportunity (MEO) violations in the active duty and reserve components of the U.S. military, sponsored by the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) within the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

  • Assessing the Effectiveness of Conditional Cash Transfers as a Development Mechanism

    Conditional cash transfer programs (CCTs) are seen as particularly effective in low- and middle-income countries, but relatively little is known about the interface between the supply of services and program administration and specific human development outcomes. RAND Europe assessed the effectiveness of CCTs through a two-year grant from UK Economic Social Research Council and Department for International Development.