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This study developed a framework consisting of long-term models for electricity supply and water systems management, to assess the vulnerability of potential electricity infrastructure expansion plans to the effects of climate change in Africa.
Jan 29, 2019
Vignesh Sridharan, Oliver Broad, Abhishek Shivakumar, Mark Howells, Brent Boehlert, David G. Groves, H-Holger Rogner, Constantinos Taliotis, James E. Neumann, Kenneth M. Strzepek, Robert J. Lempert, Brian Joyce, Annette Huber-Lee, Raffaello Cervigni
India's National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, which prioritizes female participation, increased newborn mortality among women eligible to participate. Work-related stresses adversely affect fetal health; however maternal work participation may have positive income effects for older children.
Jan 29, 2019
Amalavoyal V. Chari, Peter Glick, Edward N. Okeke, Sinduja Srinivasan
Older age was the strongest predictor of undergoing potentially inappropriate prescribing (PIP) among individuals who were prescribed opioids. PIP was also associated with risk of adverse outcomes in both older and younger adults.
Jan 29, 2019
Adam J. Rose, Ryan K. McBain, Megan S. Schuler, Marc R. LaRochelle, David A. Ganz, Vikram Kilambi, Bradley D. Stein, Dana Bernson, Kenneth Kwan Chui, Thomas Land, Alexander Y. Walley, Thomas J. Stopka
A RAND study examined current investments in early childhood programs in New Hampshire and how they match with underlying needs, and how New Hampshire communities can take a strategic approach to further early childhood investments.
This report examines the need for early childhood investments in communities across New Hampshire, current investments and how they match with needs, and where there are opportunities for further strategic investments in early childhood programs.
An overview of the policy and practice of EU Member States in offering children with special educational needs access to education. It sets out the policy framework, the main approaches taken by Member States, and key challenges for policy-makers.
RAND Europe examined the scope for collaboration between European states in armoured vehicles (tracked, wheeled and protected transport vehicles) throughout their life-cycle, in support of the European Defence Agency (EDA).
Jan 23, 2019
Marta Kepe, Julia Muravska, Richard Flint, Lucia Retter, Antonia Ward, Nathan Ryan
In this paper, the author discusses several ways that artificial intelligence applications can be used to support the work of K--12 teachers by augmenting teacher capacity rather than replacing teachers.
We compare Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) application rates across counties with varying degrees of access to high-speed internet beforehand after iClaim, a 2009 innovation that streamlined the online application process.
As described in this report, the authors developed an empirical basis for exploring policy issues pertaining to Department of Defense operations under a continuing resolution at the start of a fiscal year, which has become the norm in recent years.
On October 30, 2018, the RAND Corporation convened a Technical Expert Panel (TEP) web meeting to gather input on analyses that could be conducted to further enhance the Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D Contract Star Ratings program.
This American Educator Panels Data Note details the extent to which a nationally representative sample of teachers and school leaders report setting goals for the social-emotional growth of their students.
Jan 17, 2019
Christopher Joseph Doss, William R. Johnston, Goke Akinniranye
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