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  • U.S. President Joe Biden speaks virtually with Chinese leader Xi Jinping from the White House, November 15, 2021, photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

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    A Guide to Extreme Competition with China

    The U.S.-China competitive dynamic is at a critical crossroads. Policymakers can benefit from a new framework for thinking about this challenge and realistic and actionable recommendations that are sensitive to the limits of U.S. competitiveness.

    Dec 1, 2021

    Christopher Paul, James Dobbins, Scott W. Harold, Howard J. Shatz, Rand Waltzman, Lauren Skrabala

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    Journal Article

    Making Outcome-Based Payment a Reality in the NHS: Phase 2: Practical Considerations

    This study examines implementing an outcome-based payment model in the NHS, the quality and completeness of data on patient outcomes, implications for collecting such data, and establishing steps for the implementation of a pilot OBP scheme.

    Dec 1, 2021

    Amanda Cole, Patricia Cubi-Molla, Rachel Elliott , Alexandra Feast, Lucy Hocking, Paula Lorgelly, Katherine Payne, Niels Peek, Duncan Sim, Jon Sussex, Kyann Zhang, Lotte Steuten

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    Journal Article

    Assessment of Electronic Health Records for Infectious Disease Surveillance: Final Mapping Exercise Report

    The objective of the project is to investigate the current status of EHR systems in the EU and European Economic Area and the potential capacity for the use of these data for surveillance of infectious diseases within ECDC's remit.

    Dec 1, 2021

    Brandi Leach, Sarah Parkinson, Camilla d'Angelo, Emily Ryen Gloinson, Daniela Rodriguez-Rincon, Adam Bertscher, Katherine I. Morley

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    Journal Article

    What If Health Care Worked Like Everything Else?

    Editorial on peer-reviewed paper on WhatsApp use between PCPs and specialists by Israel army physicians.

    Dec 1, 2021

    Shira H. Fischer

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    Journal Article

    Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Health Care: Telehealth in 2021

    Book chapter reviewing the current state of telehealth use.

    Dec 1, 2021

    Shira H. Fischer, Li Zhou

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    Report

    The Origin and Evolution of the RAND Corporation's Terrorism Databases: Defining and Building a New Field of Knowledge

    Two pioneers in terrorism research recount their experiences, challenges, achievements, and lessons learned, exploring the evolution of databases about terrorist incidents, groups, individual attributes, and mindsets, with eyes on what might be next.

    Nov 30, 2021

    Brian Michael Jenkins, David Ronfeldt

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    Journal Article

    Movement Behaviors Associated with Mental Health Among US Military Service Members

    We analyzed data from active component service members in the 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey. Findings can help inform behavior change interventions to improve psychological fitness and military readiness.

    Nov 30, 2021

    Lilian Perez, Lu Dong, Robin L. Beckman, Sarah O. Meadows

  • People take part in a Stop Asian Hate rally at Times Square in New York City, April 4, 2021, photo by Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

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    Addressing Anti-Asian Racism in the Era of COVID-19: Next Steps for a Research Agenda

    Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Asian Americans have faced a wave of anti-Asian racism and hate incidents. The authors assess knowledge gaps around such racism and associated acts of violence and propose possible solutions to address it.

    Nov 30, 2021

    Lu Dong, Jennifer Bouey, Douglas Yeung, Peggy G. Chen, Priya Gandhi

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    Report

    Building Military Coalitions: Lessons from U.S. Experience

    This report describes factors that seem to be associated with U.S. decisions to use coalitions for military interventions, factors that drive partner states to join such coalitions, and factors that shape the success of military coalitions.

    Nov 30, 2021

    Jennifer Kavanagh, Samuel Absher, Nathan Chandler, Ariane M. Tabatabai, Jeffrey Martini, Sebastian Joon Bae, Hannah Jane Byrne, Michael Shurkin

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    Gun Policy Expert-Opinion Tool: Comparing Insights on the Potential Effects of Policy Changes

    Part of the RAND Gun Policy in America initiative, this tool allows users to explore how different combinations of gun policies might affect various outcomes in each state and nationally. The results are based on a survey of gun policy experts.

    Nov 30, 2021

  • An illustration of two silhouettes facing different directions, over a background of guns surrounding a map of the United States. Illustration by Alyson Youngblood / RAND Corporation

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    The Magnitude and Sources of Disagreement Among Gun Policy Experts: Second Edition

    This report describes combined results from two fieldings of a survey of gun policy experts designed to identify areas of agreement and whether disagreements stem from assumptions about the policies' effects or from differences in policy objectives.

    Nov 30, 2021

    Rosanna Smart, Andrew R. Morral, Terry L. Schell

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    Brochure

    Immigration Policy and Border Security

    A collection of RAND's interdisciplinary work on immigration and on managing the U.S. border.

    Nov 30, 2021

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    Brochure

    Cybersecurity

    This brochure describes RAND Corporation research and analysis in this area, with examples from such diverse areas as organizational planning and implementation and cybersecurity workforce recruitment, retention, and management.

    Nov 30, 2021

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    Report

    Forecasting Religious Affiliation in the United States Army

    The author compares U.S. demographic trends in religious affiliation with those of the U.S. Army to help the U.S. Army's Office of the Chief of Chaplains anticipate how the religious needs of the population it serves might change.

    Nov 29, 2021

    Melissa Haller

  • Army personnel from the U.S. and China participate in expert academic dialogue during the U.S.-China Disaster Management Exchange, in Kunming, China, November 2016, photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Behlin/U.S. Army

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    Stabilizing Great-Power Rivalries

    Leveraging theory and historical cases, the authors identify the factors that keep great-power rivalries stable and those that lead to conflictual outcomes and use that framework to assess the current U.S.-Russia and U.S.-China competitions.

    Nov 29, 2021

    Michael J. Mazarr, Samuel Charap, Abigail Casey, Irina A. Chindea, Christian Curriden, Alyssa Demus, Bryan Frederick, Arthur Chan, John P. Godges, Eugeniu Han, Timothy R. Heath, Logan Ma, Elina Treyger, Teddy Ulin, Ali Wyne

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    Implementing China's Grand Strategy in Asia Through Institutions: An Exploratory Analysis

    In this report, the authors review the literature on China's grand strategy and discuss China's use of institutions in implementing its grand strategy toward Asian nations of interest to China, including the countries of the Korean Peninsula.

    Nov 29, 2021

    Rafiq Dossani, Lynn Hu, Christian Curriden

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    Getting to Outcomes® Training Videos for Air Force Community Action Planning

    These presentations consist of a set of videos that explain how U.S. Air Force Community Action Teams can use Getting To Outcomes® (GTO) to build a Community Action Plan (CAP).

    Nov 24, 2021

    Amy L. Shearer, Laurie T. Martin, Patricia A. Ebener, Joie D. Acosta, Sarah Zelazny, Alicia Revitsky Locker, Matthew Chinman

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    Report

    Understanding perceptions of the Research Excellence Framework among UK researchers: The Real-Time REF Review

    RAND Europe, together with the University of Cardiff and the University of Sheffield, conducted a real-time evaluation to assess attitudes, perspectives and behaviours towards REF 2021 across the sector. The study aims to inform the future of the REF.

    Nov 24, 2021

    Catriona Manville, Camilla d'Angelo, Andreas Culora, Emily Ryen Gloinson, Cagla Stevenson, Netta Weinstein, James Wilsdon, Geoff Haddock, Susan Guthrie

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    Brochure

    Launching into the Future: 75 Years of Excellence in Space Research at RAND

    RAND is proud to celebrate 75 years of excellence in space research and analysis. Here, we spotlight a small number of reports to highlight the range of our contributions and celebrate our commitment to making a difference for decades to come.

    Nov 23, 2021

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    Report

    Technological Approaches to Human Performance Enhancement

    This report provides an examination of three possible modalities for generating human performance enhancement: genetic modifications, artificial intelligence, and Internet of Bodies approaches (implanted or worn devices are connected to a network).

    Nov 23, 2021

    Marjory S. Blumenthal, Alison K. Hottes, Christy Foran, Mary Lee