RAND Review Fall 1998


On the Cover

Message from the Editor

Out of the Blue Yonder

How RAND diversified into social welfare research.
By David R. Jardini

50 Years of Looking Forward

For its golden anniversary, RAND celebrates a legacy of staying ahead of the times.

Toward the Next 50 Years

The chairman of the board and the president of RAND link the institution's past accomplishments with the research of today and tomorrow.
By Paul H. O'Neill and
James A. Thomson

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Assistant Editor

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Art Director

Ronald Miller


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Editorial Board

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Iao Katagiri

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C. Richard Neu

Mary Vaiana

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