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This technical appendix provides additional information about the sample, data, and estimation strategy that were used for a series of AEP Data Notes published by the RAND Corporation in 2018 and 2019.
The Big Lift preschool-third-grade initiative aims to boost children's reading proficiency. This second in a series of descriptive analyses shares follow-up data on 2016-2017 kindergarten class participants and initial data on 2017-2018 participants.
Dec 12, 2018
Celia J. Gomez, Anamarie A. Whitaker, Jill S. Cannon, Lynn A. Karoly
This case study explores the potential for crowd behaviour modelling to inform crowd management strategies to minimise the risk of violent or antisocial behaviour taking place during the 2022 FIFA World Cup, and to reduce harm if it does take place.
This case study seeks to examine the role of volunteers in the successful delivery of major sporting events, with a particular focus on their contribution towards maintaining public safety and facilitating positive fan behaviours.
This case study examines the available evidence on violent and antisocial behaviour during the 2018 World Cup; policing tactics and intelligence-sharing; sale and consumption of alcohol; and the event organisation.
This study gathers and critically assesses the available evidence into the prevalence, nature and causes of violence and disorder at other major sporting events, and to draw on promising practices to prevent and respond to these harms.
This case study gathers and critically assesses the available evidence on violent and antisocial behaviour at football events in the MENA region, as well as strategies to prevent and reduce the occurrence of these behaviours.
Dec 11, 2018
Madeline Nightingale, Lucy Strang, Emma Disley, Mohyi Maziad
This case study explores the factors that may have contributed to the different outcomes in crowd behaviour and public safety witnessed in Marseille and Lille during the 2016 UEFA European Championship.
This report reviews prior assessments of online programs dedicated to countering violent extremism (CVE), offers recommendations for future assessments, and provides a case study of one particular CVE campaign.
From 2012 to 2015 the MacArthur Foundation awarded 39 grants and loans totaling $27.5 million to promote the energy efficiency of multifamily affordable rental housing. The initiative had a positive influence on most of its targeted outcomes.
Dec 10, 2018
Heather L. Schwartz, Aimee E. Curtright, Cordaye Ogletree, Elizabeth Thornton, Lisa Jonsson
How can schools, districts, and states assess their local needs and identify appropriate interventions for social and emotional learning (SEL)? This report provides insight for educators investing in evidence-based SEL interventions.
Dec 10, 2018
Stephani L. Wrabel, Laura S. Hamilton, Anamarie A. Whitaker, Sean Grant
As part of the RAND Corporation's Gun Policy in America initiative, the authors use simulations to assess the performance of a wide range of statistical models used to estimate the effects of state gun policies on firearm deaths.
Dec 10, 2018
Terry L. Schell, Beth Ann Griffin, Andrew R. Morral
RAND is using research and analysis, including in health, education, and community resilience, to help make Pittsburgh stronger and improve the well-being of individuals, families, and communities in Pittsburgh and throughout the region.
In this mixed-methods report, the authors assess evidence on and arguments made about heroin-assisted treatment and supervised consumption sites and examine some of the issues associated with implementing them in the United States.
Dec 6, 2018
Beau Kilmer, Jirka Taylor, Jonathan P. Caulkins, Pam A. Mueller, Allison J. Ober, Bryce Pardo, Rosanna Smart, Lucy Strang, Peter H. Reuter
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