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  • The Danger of Truth Decay Across Europe

    “Truth Decay” poses a threat to the health and future of democracy across Europe. With partial facts, disinformation, and incompatible versions of “the truth” competing for attention, it's more and more important for Europeans to recognize this phenomenon.

Our Work

We seek to expand perspectives through thought-provoking, impartial and robust analysis of key policy issues.

  • Project

    Would the EU Benefit from Common Liability Rules for Autonomous Vehicles?

    20 Apr 2018

    Researchers explored the potential impacts of AVs on European car manufacturers, the insurance industry, connected industries and markets, and those who provide public provision of services and supervise compliance.

  • Event

    Brussels Event: Confronting Truth Decay

    22 May 2018

    To celebrate the 10th anniversary of RAND's Brussels office, a panel of distinguished speakers will discuss Truth Decay in Europe. Participants include Constantijn van Oranje, Michael Rich, Ann Mettler, Madeleine de Cock Buning, and Florian von Heintze.

  • Event

    Tom Ling to Share Evaluation Insights in IDSS Talk

    26 Apr 2018

    RAND Europe's Head of Evaluation, Tom Ling, will share insights from his more than 20 years of experience delivering robust and practical insights for partners such as DFID, UNICEF, Save the Children, the UK National Health Service (NHS) and the European Commission. He will speak about the delivery of high quality embedded evaluations that can be utilized to provide ongoing improvement to services.

  • Commentary

    Congestion Tolls Work in London and Stockholm—Why Not Seattle?

    12 Apr 2018


    Seattle is considering following in the footsteps of cities like London, Stockholm, Singapore and Milan to introduce a charge for driving on the roads. What can Seattle and its inhabitants learn from other cities that have implemented road user charging?

  • Commentary

    Do Terrorist Groups Really Die?

    09 Apr 2018


    The persistence of al Qaeda and ISIS underscores terrorist groups' adaptability in the 21st century. Both organizations maintain global, regional, and local influence in the face of immense pressure. As terrorist groups fall, the West should watch them closely to prevent a resurgence.

  • Commentary

    People—Not the Tech Companies—Will Ultimately Stop Disinformation in Europe

    09 Apr 2018

    Kavanagh , et al.

    Authorities can continue to seek to punish the tech companies for the circulation of false articles. But this is unlikely to make a difference until more people take the time to acquire the skills to distinguish between fact and fiction.

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