Like the United States as a whole, Virginia faces a significant shortage of health care workers in nursing, primary care, and behavioral health. Multiple interventions could boost recruitment, retention, and the structural efficiency of health care delivered by these professions.
With few vacancies, rents in New York City have become some of the most unaffordable in the world. People with subsidized housing vouchers often have nowhere to go to use them. Housing production is a critical part of any solution to housing affordability—in New York and elsewhere.
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.
Participation in school-based programs that may support children's nutritious dietary behaviours varies across schools. We examined school participation in wellness-related policies, school-based garden programs and students' dietary behaviours.
This study used data from a representative sample of PA residents to measure public perceptions of police. The authors examined racial differences in these perceptions and whether normative or instrumental assessments can explain these differences.
Pennsylvania lawmakers and other stakeholders should consider updates to the film tax credit law and economic development strategy to improve the state's competitiveness, enhance the stability of the industry, and fill gaps in the current workforce.
RAND researchers investigate how English language arts curriculum reforms in Rhode Island and Tennessee might be related to the adoption and use of standards-aligned curriculum materials and teachers’ perceptions of instructional system coherence.
RAND researchers Krista Romita Grocholski and Michelle Miro present key information needs for stormwater practitioners in the Mid-Atlantic region and provide recommendations that would support more-effective stormwater planning, design, and management in the face of climate change.
In the Mid-Atlantic region, flooding caused by extreme precipitation has occurred nearly every season since 2018—and the problem is only getting worse. How can stormwater management agencies use information about climate change to better mitigate flood risk and damage?
The root problem behind New York City's housing affordability crisis is that housing production has not kept pace with the growing demand to live there. Six policy reforms for increasing production could lead to about 300,000 new housing units over a decade.
This weekly recap focuses on undermining Russia's private military contractors, what nighttime lighting reveals about the Chinese Communist Party's efforts to imprison Tibetans, how Truth Decay damages national security, and more.
A Pennsylvania tax credit has attracted many film productions to Pittsburgh. What economic contribution does the film industry make to the local economy? And what are the factors that help attract film productions and grow the film industry in a given area?
We interviewed 453 public housing residents about their social networks. Adults who lived in scattered public housing vs. clustered reported a lower proportion of low-socioeconomic status social ties and neighbors in their social networks.