In this PBS News Hour segment, RAND Behavioral scientist Elizabeth D’Amico, who has researched drug and alcohol use among teens for more than 20 years, discusses what kids need to know about the use of legal marijuana.
Deaths from overdoses in America are reaching levels similar to those at the peak of the HIV epidemic. RAND's Bradley D. Stein discusses what actions might help stem the growing problem of heroin and prescription drug addiction.
Hans Binnendijk argues that the United States may need to follow a more collaborative approach to foreign affairs, engaging and sharing burdens with partners who until now have not pulled their weight.
In this 60 Second Lecture from the Center for High Impact Philanthropy, Lynn Karoly, a senior economist at the RAND Corporation, discusses the return on philanthropic investments in early childhood programs.
At the U.S. launch of The Costs of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Study held at the Wilson Center on June 15, 2015, RAND senior researchers Charles P. Ries and C. Ross Anthony discussed the economic and non-economic factors surrounding the conflict and the long-term implications for Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, and the international community.
Senior members of the RAND Corporation held a press conference at the Jerusalem Press Club on their study, The Costs of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. The study estimates the net costs and benefits over the next ten years based on five alternative scenarios.
The Supreme Leader of Iran said he neither supports nor opposes a nuclear deal, since the details have not yet been nailed down. Judy Woodruff talks to former State Department official Ray Takeyh and Alireza Nader of the RAND Corporation about what Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s comments mean for the negotiating outlook and whether Iran has a strategic interest in Yemen.
Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, mentions Hidden Heroes: America's Military Caregivers, a RAND Corporation report that looks into the challenges faced by America's military and veteran caregivers during her speech on the Senate floor.
In an ABC World News segment, Wendy M. Troxel, RAND Behavioral and Social Scientist, conducts a sleep test with Dr. Jennifer Ashton, an ABC News Senior Medical Contributor. Troxel examines Ashton's awakenings and her quality of sleep while sleeping alone and with her husband.
In this video, Alan Kay shows a brief demonstration of the RAND tablet, a graphical computer input device developed at The RAND Corporation in the 1960s. The RAND tablet featured a 10-inch by 10-inch active tablet area and is believed to be the first such graphic device that is digital and relatively low-cost.
In a presentation at the Google LAX Office, Martin Libicki, Adjunct Management Scientist, RAND Corporation, discusses the evolving field of cyberwarfare, and the form of crisis and escalation in the context of cyberspace.
Laurel Miller and Jeffrey Martini of the RAND Corporation discussed what the successes and setbacks of other transitions from authoritarianism suggest about the problems ahead for Egypt, Tunisia, and elsewhere, and how they might be overcome. Carnegie's Thomas Carothers discussed and Marina Ottaway moderated.
Seth Jones, Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation, and Brian Katulis of the Center for American Progress discuss implications of the President Obama's address after a surprise visit to Afghanistan with PBS NewsHour's Gwen Ifill.
On September 12, 2011, Brian Michael Jenkins, senior adviser to the RAND president, presented to the National Capital Planning Commission Speaker Series on the current threats and countermeasures being employed in today's security environment.
In this Google Tech Talk, Fred Wehrey, a RAND Senior Policy Analyst, discusses rapidly changing political landscape of the Persian Gulf region, and what he has learned during recent visits to Egypt, Lebanon, and Yemen.
At a TEDx event, Jennifer Rubin, Director of RAND Europe’s Communities, Safety and Justice Program, explored the hidden nature of the scale of serious and organized crime, such as drug and human trafficking, and suggested how a new approach inspired by methods used in the natural sciences could help to address these issues.
Brian Michael Jenkins, senior adviser at the RAND Corporation, spoke with RAND media relations director Jeffrey Hiday about the death of Osama bin Laden and how it might affect al Qaeda, the relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan, and more.
RAND Congressional Briefings connect RAND experts with lawmakers, legislative staff, and respected opinion leaders on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to present findings and recommendations on issues relevant to the current policy debate.
Resilient Communities is a podcast from the RAND Corporation that offers insights into strengthening communities' capacity to withstand and recover from disasters and other conditions that affect community well-being.