The objectives of this report are to understand the rationale for and early impact of vertical integration in the National Health Service in England and Wales, and to develop a theory of change for vertical integration.
This study aimed to understand differences between climate risk approaches and identify possible improvements, to help climate risk practitioners determine appropriate approaches, and to support society in assessing its management of climate risk.
May 2, 2023
Pamina Smith, Joe Francombe, Robert J. Lempert, Daniel Gehrt
This report summarises and synthesises the evidence from the Health-led Trials, a large scale trial of Individual Placement and Support for people with moderate to mild mental and physical health conditions in primary care.
This report sets out the findings of the first phase of an evaluation of the 2019 Productivity Institute Programme, comprising The Productivity Institute, the Programme on Innovation and Diffusion and the thematic investments.
Apr 14, 2023
Susan Guthrie, Hamish Evans, Dominic Yiangou, Emmanuel Nielsen, Pamina Smith, Billy Bryan, Andrew Leicester, Federico Cilauro, Grace Plastow
This report presents findings from a review commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions to investigate how high-income OECD countries change State Pension age (SPa) and the variables considered when they changed the SPa.
A literature review shows that increasing the transparency of the research and development costs of new medicines is much discussed. But there is no evidence of the impact this would have on medicines' prices or the rate of innovation.
Mar 31, 2023
Jon Sussex, Charlotte Davies, Zuzanna Marciniak-Nuqui, Mark Cabling, Jorge Mestre-Ferrandiz, Andrew W. Mulcahy
This study looks at three 'tools' that Member States can deploy in the fight against serious and organised crime. The report describes the current state of play and outlines possible policy solutions to address challenges identified.
Mar 29, 2023
Emma Louise Blondes, Emma Disley, Shann Hulme, Fook Nederveen, Jirka Taylor, Ilia Gaglio, Antonino Sorrenti, Francesco Calderoni
As Norway contemplates the priorities for its next Long-Term Defence Plan (LTP), it finds itself in a Europe, a NATO, and a global environment that have all changed markedly since the last iteration of the Plan was released in 2020.
This study was a mixed methods process evaluation of the implementation of NELI at scale. The objectives were to assess and understand the scaling process and to provide recommendations for supporting future scale-up of educational interventions.
Mar 10, 2023
Emma Disley, Madeline Nightingale, Giovanni Amodeo, Asha Haider, Andreas Culora, Sashka Dimova, Lucy Gilder, Mann Virdee
The Year 2 Report is a mixed methods process evaluation of the implementation of NELI at scale across schools in England, using surveys, interviews and case studies. It focuses on schools who signed up to deliver NELI in the 2021/22 academic year.
Mar 10, 2023
Emma Disley, Madeline Nightingale, Asha Haider, Giovanni Amodeo, Mann Virdee
This report sets out the evaluation framework for the Strength in Places Fund. It includes a process evaluation to understand what has worked in the design and delivery of the fund and an impact evaluation to understand what SIPF has achieved.
Mar 7, 2023
Sarah Karlsberg, Susan Guthrie, Andrew Leicester, Advait Deshpande, Will Carpenter, Mann Virdee
SONAC commissioned RAND Europe to refine their working definition of strategic advantage. The team developed case studies and conducted expert workshops to explore the types of advantage and how actors seek to maintain and exploit their advantages.
Mar 6, 2023
James Black, Diana Dascalu, Megan Hughes, Benedict Wilkinson, Maeve Ryan, Ahron Bregman, Peter Carlyon, Jennifer Cheung, Lawrence Freedman, Rebecca Lucas, Alessio Patalano, Patrick Porter, Fiona Quimbre, Sam Stockwell, Mann Virdee
Our research suggests that COVID-19 will significantly increase the risk of civil conflict in African countries. We estimate this effect will, in turn, have negative global repercussions via international trade losses.
Mar 3, 2023
Grant Johnson, Sean M. Zeigler, Marco Hafner, Catherine Galley