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This report identifies challenges that Army families face and resources they need, from the perspectives of spouses, including how spouses prioritize needs and how the Army can best address their most-pressing unmet needs.
RAND Europe conducted a study to explore current and future changes in the research landscape (shifting environment, rapid technological developments and public policy) and how this may affect the nature of national research assessment (REF).
Oct 3, 2019
Sarah Parks, Daniela Rodriguez-Rincon, Sarah Parkinson, Catriona Manville
This report presents American Teacher Panel survey results on teachers' perspectives about social and emotional learning. The researchers analyze results from teachers in Massachusetts and how they compare with those of their national peers.
Oct 2, 2019
Christopher Joseph Doss, Elizabeth D. Steiner, Laura S. Hamilton
This is a peer review of Robust Decision Making, an exploratory modeling approach for informing decisions under deep uncertainty, and the Exploratory Analysis and Modeling Tool, focusing applications for the Sacramento Area Council of Governments.
Sep 25, 2019
Jonathan S. Blake, Robert J. Lempert, Steven W. Popper
The authors report workshop discussions of four topics related to the strategic context in the Black Sea: Russia's strategy in the region; Russian military and soft-power instruments; Western goals and interests; and elements of Western strategy.
Researchers mapped the contribution of UK research and funders to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence public health guidelines, to understand its strengths, weakness and level of collaboration and coordination across countries.
Sep 24, 2019
Gavin Cochrane, Advait Deshpande, Benoît Macaluso, Vincent Larivière
Explores home and community-based services as a way to curb long-term services and supports spending growth through an evaluation of Medicaid's most recent rebalancing effort -- the Balancing Incentive Program.
This study examines the associations between college attendance and subsequent alcohol and marijuana use behaviors at multiple ages during young adulthood and adulthood, while rigorously controlling for baseline differences by college type.
Sep 24, 2019
Bohyun Joy Jang, Megan S. Schuler, Rebecca J. Evans-Polce, Megan E. Patrick
This paper sheds new light on the importance of home production in welfare analyses by focusing on the elasticity of substitution estimated over the retired population, thus holding constant non-work time, but also on the share of spending that is potentially substitutable.
This article represents the first U.S. study employing exclusively household-level longitudinal data spanning the Great Recession to estimate the response of household spending to negative wealth shocks induced by the sharp declines in house prices.
Sep 20, 2019
Marco Angrisani, Michael D. Hurd, Susann Rohwedder
This paper assesses community perceptions of crime and the police before and after the implementation of an intervention aimed at eliminating overt drug markets through focused deterrence and police-community partnerships emphasizing racial reconciliation.
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