We propose equity weighting, a new measurement framework to advance equity on multiple fronts that addresses the shortcomings of existing approaches and explicitly calibrates incentives to align with equity goals.
Oct 9, 2023
Denis Agniel, Irineo Cabreros, Cheryl L. Damberg, Marc N. Elliott, Rhianna C. Rogers
This policy brief uses LinkedIn data to track the movement of tech workers between industries and metro areas, with a particular focus on the U.S. Department of Defense, the defense industrial base, and the so-called “Big Tech” companies.
This report presents the evaluation framework and outlines the planned approach for the analytical frames and core evaluation data collection, including process and quasi-experimental impact evaluations and an economic feasibility assessment.
Oct 6, 2023
Sana Zakaria, Immaculate Dadiso Motsi-Omoijiade, Chryssa Politi, Merrilyn Groom, Joe Francombe
Authors lay out a research agenda for the American Mathematics Educator Study by synthesizing what they know from mathematics education research regarding key factors that shape equitable, high-quality mathematics teaching and learning.
Oct 5, 2023
Julia H. Kaufman, Elizabeth D. Steiner, Ashley Woo
Migration to post-quantum cryptography to prepare for future capabilities of quantum computing has implications for industrial control and operational technology systems. These implications affect how system owners should prepare for the migration.
Oct 4, 2023
Michael J. D. Vermeer, Chad Heitzenrater, Edward Parker, Alvin Moon, Domenique Lumpkin, Jalal Awan, Patricia A. Stapleton
Current operating concepts and an evolving threat environment demand that the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps reevaluate survivability in their analysis of the current and future fleet of Navy amphibious connectors.
The authors of this Perspective assess the factors that drive Russian-Iranian cooperation, examine the role of the Ukraine war in deepening the countries’ ties, and identify indicators to assess Russian-Iranian cohesion in the coming years.
RAND researcher Kenneth Wells shares his story in the form of an opera, Veteran Journeys, to encourage others to find a path to integrating clinical, personal, and creative experiences, to share meaningful stories of how people survive and thrive.
The paper examines the travel time/distance between a patient’s actual home address and the ED they visited and how these distances/times vary by hospital and patient characteristics using geocoded data from 50 hospital-based EDs from across the US.
Oct 4, 2023
Anagha Alka Tolpadi, Marc N. Elliott, Daniel A. Waxman, Kirsten Becker, Elizabeth Flow-Delwiche, William Lehrman, Debra S. Stark, Layla Parast
This brief summarizes research into financial incentives that increase employers’ willingness to hire applicants with criminal records. The researchers find that tax credits and insurance increase employers’ willingness to hire such individuals.
This report presents the methodology employed by RAND Europe to produce an indicative, non-exhaustive, regularly updated list of conflict-affected and high-risk areas (CAHRAs) under Regulation (EU) 2017/821.
Sep 29, 2023
Jacopo Bellasio, Victoria Jordan, Pauline Paillé, Anna Knack, Ruth Harris
How can South Korea turn its COVID-19 control success into a successful “soft power asset” for health diplomacy? The RAND Center for Asia Pacific Policy hosted a webinar discussion to promote the sharing of innovative ideas and best practices.
Sep 29, 2023
Kathleen Stephens, Youngmee Jee, Tikki Pang, Jennifer Bouey