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This report evaluates U.S. options for stabilizing conflict-affected states by incentivizing governance reforms through military and development assistance in the context of U.S. military interventions.
Jun 15, 2021
Stephen Watts, Jeffrey Martini, Jason H. Campbell, Mark Toukan, Inhyok Kwon
The authors explore a more expansive approach to readiness assessments that goes beyond the narrow lens of operational readiness and considers a broader set of dimensions that could affect readiness outcomes.
Jun 14, 2021
Bradley Martin, Michael E. Linick, Laura Fraade-Blanar, Jacqueline Gardner Burns, Christy Foran, Krista Romita Grocholski, Katherine C. Hastings, Sydney Jean Litterer, Kristin F. Lynch, Jared Mondschein
The authors explore the state of teacher well-being in the United States, describing job-related stressors that teachers faced during the pandemic and the working conditions of teachers who were considering leaving their jobs because of the pandemic.
In 2020, the global pandemic and ongoing chronic stressors caused multiple shocks in the United States. The authors describe recommendations to advance an integrative resilience research and practice agenda based on recent stakeholder experiences.
This report presents an approach to intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) assessments that seeks to articulate the costs and benefits of U.S. Air Force airborne ISR in specific operational contexts.
Jun 11, 2021
Abbie Tingstad, Dahlia Anne Goldfeld, Lance Menthe, Robert A. Guffey, Zachary Haldeman, Krista S. Langeland, Amado Cordova, Elizabeth M. Waina, Balys Gintautas
This research note summarises the existing evidence on the benefits of extracurricular activities, how they can be used to support social inclusion, and how access for disadvantaged children can be improved.
Jun 9, 2021
William D. Phillips, Eliane Dufresne, Simon Larmour, Elena Rosa Brown
This study describes a PSH program administered by a Medicaid managed care plan, serving individuals experiencing homelessness with complex medical histories, and outlines participants' perceptions on the relationship between quality of housing and QOL.
Jun 9, 2021
Alina I. Palimaru, Ryan K. McBain, Keisha McDonald, Priya Batra, Sarah B. Hunter
RAND researchers surveyed more than 2,000 parents of children ages 5-18 in May 2021 about their willingness to send their children to school in person in fall 2021 and whether they would vaccinate their children against coronavirus disease 2019.
Jun 9, 2021
Heather L. Schwartz, Melissa Kay Diliberti, David Grant
This analysis discusses evidence on the expected impact of AI on jobs, the potential for AI to create decent jobs, and the extent to which AI offers opportunities and poses risks to working conditions.
Jun 8, 2021
Advait Deshpande, Natalie Picken, Linda Kunertova, Annemari de Silva, Giulia Lanfredi, Joanna Hofman
Stackable credentials allow individuals with short-term credentials to build on them with additional credentials throughout their careers. The authors of this report examined educational programs in Ohio and earnings gains from stacking credentials.
Stackable credentials allow individuals with short-term credentials to build on them with additional credentials throughout their careers. This brief summarizes a report in which researchers examined earnings gains from stacking credentials in Ohio.
Jun 8, 2021
Lindsay Daugherty, Drew M. Anderson, Jenna W. Kramer, Robert Bozick
This research explores possible strategies that China might employ to outcompete the United States. The authors of this report aim to support U.S. planning, educate readers about Chinese strategy, and spur discussion on U.S.-China competition.
This paper uses 15 years of education and employment data from Ohio to examine the predicators of student re-enrollment in postsecondary education after the completion of certificates in Ohio Technical Centers, community colleges, and universities.
Jun 4, 2021
Robert Bozick, Drew M. Anderson, Lindsay Daugherty
The U.S. civil justice system was forced to change in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Panelists in this virtual conference addressed the effects of COVID-19 on the civil justice system and how lessons learned can be applied going forward.
Jun 4, 2021
Nicholas M. Pace, Bethany Saunders-Medina, Jamie Morikawa, Sanjana Manjeshwar, Anne Bloom
Officials face challenges in developing and implementing protection and mitigation measures for school physical security. This report details literature review and small-group discussion findings and their implications for policymakers and planners.
Jun 3, 2021
Elizabeth D. Steiner, Andrea Phillips, Pauline Moore, Brian A. Jackson, Catherine H. Augustine
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