Transportation Research for the Greater Middle East

RAND addresses transportation-related concerns such as financing and public-private partnerships. We develop solutions to safety, security, health, and environmental issues. We assist in multimodal planning, corridor planning, and cost-effective land use. Global supply chains are also an area of expertise.

  • Report

    How Does Investment in Highway Infrastructure Affect the Economy?

    To inform debate on a new transportation bill being considered, an analysis of literature on the effects of highway infrastructure spending on the economy offers principles for reforming federal policy and programs, as well as ideas for future research.

  • Report

    Countering Piracy in the Modern Era

    RAND recently convened a group of experts from the U.S. government, allied partner nations, the maritime industry, and academic organizations to reconsider the underlying factors that drive maritime piracy in this century. This conference proceedings highlights the six major themes that animated much of the discussion.

  • Multimedia

    The Arc: A Formal Structure For a Palestinian State

    Building on analyses that RAND conducted between 2002 and 2004, this presentation explores the options for strengthening the physical infrastructure of a potential future independent Palestinian state.

  • Event

    RAND Behavioral Finance Forum 2017

    The RAND Behavioral Finance Forum brings together academic, financial, and government leaders to share cutting-edge behavioral research in financial decisionmaking. The 2017 annual conference is on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at The Pew Charitable Trusts in Washington, D.C.

  • Project

    Behavioral Finance (BeFi) Forum Promotes Research on Consumer Behavior

    The RAND Behavioral Finance (BeFi) Forum is a collective of academic, financial, and government leaders who meet regularly in person and via web seminars to foster cutting-edge behavioral research for practical application. BeFi's mission is to help consumers make better financial decisions.