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Episodes

  • Researchers demonstrating a gaming exercise for board members in Santa Monica, 1966

    The Serious Role of Gaming at RAND

    RAND uses gaming techniques to develop insights into a host of 21st century challenges. In this Events @ RAND podcast, David Shlapak, founding codirector of the RAND Center for Gaming, discusses the strengths, weaknesses, and limitations of using gaming in research.

    Mar 23, 2017

  • A Russian icebreaker heading through the Northeast Passage in the Arctic Ocean

    Tipping Points in the Arctic

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, a panel of experts discuss several potential economic, environmental, and political "game changers" that could affect strategic decisions in the Arctic region.

    Mar 2, 2017

  • Humanoid robot touching a computer screen

    The Future of Artificial Intelligence

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, three Pardee RAND professors discuss the role AI is playing in society, including the incredible promise and pressing concerns.

    Dec 14, 2016

  • Political cartoon of a Republican elephant and Democrat donkey

    Survey Says? Inside RAND's Election Poll

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, our panel of experts discusses the latest results of the RAND Presidential Election Panel Survey (PEPS), and what they might portend for Election Day.

    Oct 6, 2016

  • Composite image of globes in front of currency exchange board

    Conversation at RAND: U.S. International Economic Strategy

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, RAND President and CEO Michael Rich and Howard Shatz, RAND senior economist, discuss the economic policy choices facing the next administration.

    Sep 27, 2016

  • A businessman giving a presentation to his team

    Workforce Development for the Jobs of the Future

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, our panel of experts discusses what California, the federal government, and employers are doing to nurture a workforce that is well prepared for the jobs of today and the future.

    Sep 1, 2016

  • Medical illustration for Albert P. Williams Lecture on Health Policy

    Albert P. Williams Lecture on Health Policy: The Role of Private Plans in Medicare

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, Joe Newhouse, a Professor of Health Policy and Management, discusses reforms in the mid-2000s that had a surprising—and some would say counterintuitive—effect on Medicare Advantage Plans.

    Jun 9, 2016

  • View of downtown Dubai from Burj Khalifa skyscraper, United Arab Emirates

    A Conversation with His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the United States

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, Ambassador Al Otaiba describes his vision for a stable, tolerant, and prosperous Middle East.

    Jun 1, 2016

  • Opioid drug addiction

    Combating the Opioid Drug Epidemic

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, our panel of experts focuses on the current opioid abuse epidemic, discussing prevention, treatment, and recovery options.

    May 12, 2016

  • LAPD officers on bikes on the Venice boardwalk

    Police–Community Relations

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, our panel of experts discuss new training and technologies that help foster a better relationship between police departments and the communities they are charged with protecting.

    May 5, 2016

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