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As the online recruitment of violent extremist organizations grows, the U.S. government may benefit from promising emerging technology tools to rapidly detect targets of such recruitment efforts and deliver counter-radicalization content to them.
Oct 8, 2020
William Marcellino, Madeline Magnuson, Anne Stickells, Benjamin Boudreaux, Todd C. Helmus, Edward Geist, Zev Winkelman
PLHIV who experience food insecurity face various barriers to engaging in healthy dietary behaviours. Their diets are influenced at multiple levels of influence ranging from individual to structural, requiring multi-level interventions that can address these factors concurrently.
Oct 7, 2020
Deshira Wallace, Denise Diaz Payan, Amarilis Then-Paulino, Gabriela Armenta, Maria Altagracia Fulcar, Ramon Acevedo, Kathryn Pitkin Derose
Proposing new directions for evaluation framework development targeting the Belt and Road Initiative projects, using the Standard Gauge Railway project in Kenya as a proof of concept of our proposed evaluation framework.
In this report to the Pardee RAND Graduate School Board of Governors, Dean Susan Marquis shares information about the 2019 cohort, recent graduates, events, awards, fundraising, news about the school's policy engagement streams, and more.
The authors compared international prices for insulins using a price index approach. They describe the shares of volume and sales for all insulins and different categories of insulin in the United States and 32 comparison countries in 2018.
Oct 6, 2020
Andrew W. Mulcahy, Daniel Schwam, Nathaniel Edenfield
Based on data from early childhood care and education (ECCE) providers in Oklahoma and a cost model tailored for the state, researchers estimated the cost of care by child age in center- and home-based settings and identified key ECCE cost drivers.
Russia has long used political, military, economic, informational, and clandestine tools against countries in the Black Sea region. In this report, the authors present elements of a Western strategy to counter Russian malign influence and aggression.
Oct 5, 2020
Stephen J. Flanagan, Anika Binnendijk, Irina A. Chindea, Katherine Costello, Geoffrey Kirkwood, Dara Massicot, Clint Reach
Mixed-methods evaluation of the implementation of three Common Metrics and the performance improvement framework by The Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Consortium.
Oct 2, 2020
Lisa C. Welch, Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel, Farzad Noubary, Hong Chang, Peter Mendel, Anshu Parajulee, Marguerite Fenwood-Hughes, Jason Michel Etchegaray, Nabeel Shariq Qureshi, Redonna Chandler, Harry P. Selker
Russia might try to manipulate and divide U.S. voters via social media during the U.S. political campaign season of 2020. This first report in a series of four reviews research on foreign actors targeting local, state, and national elections.
Oct 1, 2020
Marek N. Posard, Marta Kepe, Hilary Reininger, James V. Marrone, Todd C. Helmus, Jordan R. Reimer
Our study highlights that the crime-punishment wave in the 1980s and 1990s created cohort differences in incarceration over the life course that changed the level of incarceration even decades after the wave.
Oct 1, 2020
Yinzhi Shen, Shawn David Bushway, Lucy C. Sorensen, Herbert L. Smith
Presenting a strategic approach to aid Puerto Rico's recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the report details prestorm conditions, assesses damage and recovery needs, and describes courses of action for the Education sector.
Sep 30, 2020
Christopher Nelson, Andrea Prado Tuma, Terry Marsh, Megan Andrew, Drew M. Anderson, Anamarie A. Whitaker, Lynn A. Karoly, Robert F. Murphy, Nupur Nanda, Jamie Ryan, Troy D. Smith, Anita Chandra
The authors detail the status of Puerto Rico's communities leading up to Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the storms' impact on them, and 15 courses of action to improve their capacity for emergency preparedness, communication, and recovery planning.
Sep 30, 2020
Vivian L. Towe, Elizabeth L. Petrun Sayers, Edward W. Chan, Alice Y. Kim, Ashlyn Tom, Wing Yi Chan, Jefferson P. Marquis, Michael W. Robbins, Lisa Saum-Manning, Margaret M. Weden, Leslie Adrienne Payne
Authors assess Puerto Rico's communications and information technology sector needs after damage caused during the 2017 hurricanes and present courses of action that will help the sector recover and move forward in a sustainable and resilient manner.
Sep 30, 2020
Amado Cordova, Ryan Consaul, Karlyn D. Stanley, Ajay K. Kochhar, Ricardo Sanchez, David Metz
The authors review Puerto Rico's economic history and provide analysis following the 2017 hurricane season that serves as the context for a set of principles and actions in the recovery plan for rebuilding a healthy economy.
Sep 30, 2020
Craig A. Bond, Aaron Strong, Troy D. Smith, Megan Andrew, John S. Crown, Kathryn A. Edwards, Gabriella C. Gonzalez, Italo A. Gutierrez, Lauren Kendrick, Jill E. Luoto, Kyle Pratt, Karishma Patel, Alexander D. Rothenberg, Mark Stalczynski, Patricia K. Tong, Melanie A. Zaber
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