This addresses the uses and sources of criminal-history records, procedures for assessing accuracy and completeness, efforts to improve the systems, and availability of records for operational and research purposes.
What can be done to prevent veteran suicide in America? Investments in data and science may be the key. Strategies including improving the national mortality data infrastructure and collecting better data on veteran firearm ownership could help save veterans’ lives.
This document is RAND Europe's submission to the UK Parliament's call for evidence on how the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office could support the UK's response to the opportunities and challenges presented by new and emerging technologies.
Biobanks facilitate large-scale tests of hypotheses that may advance health, but whether biobanking participants adequately comprehend the potential uses of their data should concern researchers and the public.
Researchers reviewed U.S. Department of Homeland Security data needs for countering terrorism and targeted violence and assessed the alignment between those needs and available resources. This report documents their findings and recommendations.
This article argues that China's 5G wireless information and communications technology poses serious risks to privacy and national security and describes a U.S.-Japan strategy for countering these threats.
Information designer Giorgia Lupi, RAND's inaugural artist-in-residence, produced a creative piece that explores questions about how the human body—and society on the whole—may be transformed through Internet of Bodies technology.
The latest visualization from the RAND Art + Data artist residency focuses on the Internet of Bodies. The artwork is inspired by RAND research and explores the benefits and risks of human body-centric and internet-connected technologies.
The health inequities exposed by COVID-19 underscored the importance of collecting race-stratified data to inform local policymakers. For the public health researchers trying to provide that, the pandemic also revealed some major pitfalls, especially about relying on open-source data.
The authors explore whether news and blog data could provide some initial insights on the reach of, content of, and tactical strategies used in foreign malign information about COVID-19 in the Indo-Pacific.
Chronic pain affects 31 to 44 percent of active-duty service members and is a leading cause of disability and reduced readiness. And factors such as traumatic brain injury and PTSD can complicate treatment. Research can guide efforts to improve the quality of care for this population.
The development of 5G markets and technologies is more of an enduring competition than it is a race. How are U.S.-based companies faring? And what are the implications of 5G devices, networks, and services for securing data and protecting individual privacy?
This tutorial demonstrates the use of the Toolkit for Weighting and Analysis of Nonequivalent Groups Shiny application for time-varying treatments -- for cases when the time-varying treatment or exposure is binary -- using an illustrative example.