This case study aims to understand how infrastructure organisations support frontline organisations through embedding youth voices in their own work and championing youth voices in interactions with other stakeholders.
Researchers illustrate the ways in which small effects of racial bias can compound over lifetimes. Users of this tool can adjust the amount of racial bias to see its effects on educational achievement, income growth, and wealth accumulation.
Jul 27, 2022
James M. Anderson, Heather Gomez-Bendaña, Rachel Perera, Alyson Youngblood, Maria Gardner, Heather McCracken, Lee Floyd
Despite widespread use of intimate partner abuse solution programs by court systems and communities, there remains limited information on their effectiveness. The authors convened a panel of experts to better understand the needs of these programs.
Jul 27, 2022
Lynn Langton, Madison Fann, Duren Banks, Michael G. Planty, Dulani Woods, Michael J. D. Vermeer, Brian A. Jackson
The potential for Russia to escalate the ongoing war in Ukraine by attacking a U.S. or allied target is a significant concern. This Perspective identifies four potential escalation pathways and accompanying key considerations for U.S. policymakers.
Jul 26, 2022
Bryan Frederick, Samuel Charap, Scott Boston, Stephen J. Flanagan, Michael J. Mazarr, Jennifer D. P. Moroney, Karl P. Mueller
Examines a game of deterrence in which the defender can signal its retaliatory capability but can only imperfectly attribute an attack. We show that there are equilibria in which the defender sends noisy signals to increase its expected payoff.
In this study, scoping reviews of academic and nonacademic literature were undertaken to obtain an overview of the evidence regarding digital innovations implemented to address key public health functions in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul 21, 2022
Joe Francombe, Gemma-Claire Ali, Emily Ryen Gloinson, Carolina Feijao, Katherine I. Morley, Salil Gunashekar, Helena de Carvalho Gomes
The Enhancing Prehospital Outcomes for Cardiac Arrest study sought to identify best practices to address out-of-hospital cardiac arrest events. RAND researchers developed 49 strategies covering all levels of prehospital response.
Jul 20, 2022
Mahshid Abir, Stephen R. Dowker, Wilson Nham, Nasma Berri, Sydney Fouche, Christopher Nelson, Jane Forman, Michael D. Fetters, Peter Mendel, Timothy Guetterman, Bill Forbush, Robert Neumar, Brahmajee Nallamothu
This study aimed to identify, characterize, and differentiate between different approaches to digital facilitation in primary care, establish what is known about the effectiveness of different approaches, and understand the enablers of digital facilitation.
Jul 19, 2022
Brandi Leach, Sarah Parkinson, Evangelos Gkousis, Gary A. Abel, Helen Atherton, John Campbell, Christopher E. Clark, Emma Cockcroft, Christine Marriott, Emma Pitchforth, Jon Sussex
Our study shows that the rise since 2014 in firearms homicides is concentrated in south-central and midwestern states, and in American Indian and Alaskan Natives, and Black communities, thereby exacerbating existing disparities.
Jul 19, 2022
Rosanna Smart, Terry L. Schell, Andrew R. Morral, Nancy Nicosia
To obtain a national picture of districts' challenges at the end of the third school year during the COVID-19 pandemic, the authors assess nationally representative survey responses from 291 district leaders who completed the American School District Panel in spring 2022.
Personnel and career management are critical to a well-trained U.S. Army Reserve (USAR). The authors examined existing modeling tools and developed a detailed plan for combining outputs from the tools to enable USAR to forecast 24-month end strength.
Jul 18, 2022
Katharina Ley Best, Jennifer Lamping Lewis, Christina Panis, Norah Griffin, Alice Shih, Christian Johnson
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