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This report presents the findings of an analytical study prepared by RAND Europe for the Committee of Budgetary Control of the European Parliament which focuses on European Union programme funding in the field of democracy and rule of law .
Jun 14, 2017
Ben Baruch, Jirka Taylor, Elma Dujso, Matteo Barberi, Jeremy Lonsdale, Tom Ling
To support the U.S. Department of Defense in expanding its capacity for social media analysis, this report reviews the analytic approaches that will be most valuable for information operations and considerations for implementation.
Jun 14, 2017
William Marcellino, Meagan Smith, Christopher Paul, Lauren Skrabala
This document explains how to apply guidance on project evaluation to product support business case analyses in a way that allows senior Department of Defense decisionmakers to use net present value to compare courses of action.
Jun 13, 2017
Frank Camm, John Matsumura, Lauren A. Mayer, Kyle Siler-Evans
California's Proposition 36 and Arizona's Proposition 200 allowed some drug-abusing criminal offenders to enter drug treatment instead of being incarcerated. This policy brief provides early results of the two programs.
This report identifies emerging policy lessons regarding the use of, and reforms to, the U.S. Army's Reserve Components (RCs) as an operational reserve derived from analyses of their contributions to recent contingency operations.
Jun 12, 2017
Christopher Schnaubelt, Raphael S. Cohen, Molly Dunigan, Gian Gentile, Jaime L. Hastings, Joshua Klimas, Jeff Marquis, Agnes Gereben Schaefer, Bonnie Triezenberg, Michelle Darrah Ziegler
Traditional military medical support is designed for larger formations and draws on a heavier supporting infrastructure. Recent EU operations have a smaller number of personnel, shorter duration and seek to have a lighter infrastructure footprint.
Jun 9, 2017
Susanne Sondergaard, Marta Kepe, James Sladden, Adam C. Resnick, Darryl Metcalf, Ann C. Sims-Columbia, Anthony Marinos
This review of measures to screen, assess, and track outcomes for exposure to violence among children identifies gaps in available measures and recommends establishing a centralized item bank accessible to researchers and practitioners.
Jun 9, 2017
Joie D. Acosta, Dionne Barnes-Proby, Racine Harris, Taria Francois, Laura J. Hickman, Lisa H. Jaycox, Dana Schultz