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Small and medium-sized companies attempting to enter and operate in the UK's defence market face several barriers that can limit productivity of defence supply chains. Addressing these challenges is key to improving productivity and competitiveness.
Jul 6, 2021
Julia Muravska, Anna Knack, Rebecca Lucas, Ben Williams
One feature highlights how researchers apply an equity lens to projects on environmental racism, incarcerated parents, and the lives of Black service members; a second describes interventions to address disparities in infant mortality rates.
Military Health System administrative data offer insights regarding the prevalence and treatment of chronic pain in the U.S. military, and could be used to track improvements in chronic pain care and medical readiness across the force.
Jul 1, 2021
Tisamarie B. Sherry, Carol P. Roth, Mallika Bhandarkar, Kimberly A. Hepner
This report examines China's ability to use various mechanisms of influence to shape the policies and behavior of 20 countries, as well as the lessons that these examples offer for the United States' strategic competition with China.
Jun 30, 2021
Michael J. Mazarr, Bryan Frederick, John J. Drennan, Emily Ellinger, Kelly Elizabeth Eusebi, Bryan Rooney, Andrew Stravers, Emily Yoder
This tool aims to provide guidance on key questions about in-prison college programs and help corrections officials in assessing such opportunities and partnering with colleges to implement an in-prison college program.
This report recommends that the Executive Office of the President of the United States should consider establishing a task force to prevent rental evictions and mitigate housing instability caused by the pandemic.
Violent extremism is an evolving, ongoing threat in the United States. This project describes personal accounts of white supremacists, Islamic extremists, and their family members about joining extremist groups and, in some cases, deradicalizing.
Jun 25, 2021
Ryan Andrew Brown, Todd C. Helmus, Rajeev Ramchand, Alina I. Palimaru, Sarah Weilant, Ashley L. Rhoades, Liisa Hiatt
This workshop provides an overview of key methodological challenges faced when evaluating the effectiveness of state-level policy using annual state-level data, as well as potential solutions and practice guidelines.
Jun 24, 2021
Beth Ann Griffin, Megan S. Schuler, Elizabeth A. Stuart
This paper identifies underlying and cross-cutting factors that contribute to seemingly intractable challenges in defence equipment acquisition programmes. It also discusses measures that could help address these inefficiencies going forward.
Jun 23, 2021
Lucia Retter, Julia Muravska, Ben Williams, James Black
The authors evaluate call quality, call outcomes, and caller satisfaction for the Military OneSource call center for military personnel and their families. They provide recommendations for operations and identify areas for future study.
Jun 23, 2021
Erika Litvin Bloom, Lisa H. Jaycox, Thomas E. Trail, Allyson D. Gittens, Grace Gahlon, Steven R. Dickerson, Ammarah Mahmud
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