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RAND Review, our flagship magazine, covers the big issues with an eye for the important details. Check out the latest feature stories, Q&As with RAND experts, fun facts from our history, and more.

Issues of the Magazine 1998–Present

  • RAND Review: March-April 2024 March 22, 2024

    The cover story summarizes RAND's Climate Change and Conflict project, which explores planning implications for U.S. Central Command. The Q&A with David Ochmanek explores how to reverse the erosion of U.S. and allied military power and influence.

  • RAND Review: January-February 2024 January 8, 2024

    The cover story explores the postwar reconstruction effort in Ukraine — likely the largest postwar rebuilding effort in modern history — and how previous postwar and post–natural disaster reform and reconstruction efforts can inform policymaking.

  • RAND Review: November-December 2023 November 9, 2023

    Features explore the use of psychedelics to address depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder, and substance use disorders among veterans, and the prevalence of food insecurity among active-duty military families and veterans.

  • RAND Review: September-October 2023 September 11, 2023

    Features explore the impact of four-day school weeks; the risk of people in the intelligence community experiencing trauma; and how insomnia affects societal health, well-being, and productivity.

  • RAND Review: July-August 2023 July 5, 2023

    Features explore ways to address the opioid crisis with a whole-systems approach and how truth decay—the diminishing role of facts and analysis in public life—is putting U.S. national security at risk.

  • RAND Review: May-June 2023 May 12, 2023

    The cover story commemorates RAND's 75th anniversary. One feature article explores what it would take to eliminate racial wealth disparities in the United States; another highlights a promising mental health first aid initiative in New York City.

  • RAND Review: March-April 2023 March 22, 2023

    The cover story describes how K–12 schools can build trust with students to increase threat reporting and strengthen school safety. The Q&A with Ashley Woo explores how restrictions on race- and gender-related topics are affecting teachers.

  • RAND Review: January-February 2023 January 6, 2023

    This issue explores the inadequacies of the current system of space governance; China's presence in the Arctic; abortion in the U.S. post-Dobbs; and the security and technology challenges related to Taiwan's domination of the microchip industry.

  • RAND Review: November-December 2022 October 31, 2022

    Features explore an innovative fellowship for military veterans, spouses, and caregivers; how veterans fare in the civilian labor market after leaving the military; and the impact of racism on patient safety in health care settings.

  • RAND Review: September-October 2022 September 8, 2022

    The cover story is a profile of RAND's new president and CEO. Other features explore how teachers and principals have been faring in the COVID era and how to improve media literacy among middle schoolers.

  • RAND Review: July-August 2022 July 8, 2022

    Features explore environmental racism; the economic value to the UK of improving languages education in schools; and causes of civilian harm in Raqqa, Syria, and ways to reduce civilian casualties in current and future military operations.

  • RAND Review: May-June 2022 May 11, 2022

    The cover story explores what prison-based programs are available to help incarcerated parents and their children. Another feature examines ways to help social media users navigate the online extremist ecosystem.

  • RAND Review: March-April 2022 March 10, 2022

    The cover story describes a yearlong study of a group of military veterans experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles. Other features examine the global digital skills gap and the magnitude and sources of disagreement among gun policy experts.

  • RAND Review: January-February 2022 January 4, 2022

    The cover story highlights the risks of geoengineering — the large-scale manipulation of environmental processes to control climate. The Q&A with Jacqueline Burns sheds light on how her military experience informs her approach to research and analysis.

  • RAND Review: November-December 2021 November 1, 2021

    The cover story highlights how RAND is helping to redefine high-quality care for service members with a TBI or PTSD. The Q&A with two Marines who work at RAND sheds light on how their military service informs their research and analysis.

  • RAND Review: September-October 2021 September 7, 2021

    The cover story highlights strategies to mitigate homegrown terrorism and ideologically inspired violence in the U.S. A second feature describes Costa Rica's ambitious decarbonization plan and its implications for nations around the world.

  • RAND Review: July-August 2021 July 1, 2021

    One feature highlights how researchers apply an equity lens to projects on environmental racism, incarcerated parents, and the lives of Black service members; a second describes interventions to address disparities in infant mortality rates.

  • RAND Review: May-June 2021 May 6, 2021

    The cover story highlights the value of invention, analyzing the economic and social impacts of winners of the Lemelson-MIT Prize. A second feature focuses on human rights abuses against ethnic Uyghurs in China and what we know from satellite images.

  • RAND Review: March-April 2021 March 11, 2021

    The cover story highlights research on improving the police response to homelessness; a second feature focuses on the millions of caregivers who provide support services to chronically ill loved ones but are not integrated into health care teams.

  • RAND Review: January-February 2021 January 6, 2021

    The cover story on the "Internet of Bodies" highlights the perils of devices that track personal health data and provide medical treatment. Other columns explore vaccine hesitancy, the high price of insulin in the U.S., and social justice in America.