Forecasting Methodology

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    Which COVID-19 Models Are Useful to Policymakers?

    Jul 8, 2020

    Forecasting models are widely used to inform policymakers about the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and the effects of policy responses to it. As models are being developed and improved continually, a new RAND framework can assess which ones are suitable for the state of Virginia.

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    A Growing and Aging Population: Global Societal Trends to 2030

    Feb 16, 2015

    An analysis of the changing demographic profile of the world's population and major trends can help the EU anticipate future challenges. These trends relate chiefly to overall population growth, population decline in Europe, and, in the future, in other parts of the world.

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    Forecast of Production Time

    A discussion of the aim and method of forecasting the time required per operation at some future stage....

    Jan 1, 1949

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    Dave Baiocchi

    Adjunct Researcher; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. and M.S. in optical sciences, University of Arizona; B.S. in physics, DePaul University

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    Katharina Ley Best

    Associate Director, Engineering and Applied Sciences Department; Senior Operations Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in industrial and operations engineering, University of Michigan; M.S. in industrial and operations engineering, University of Michigan; B.S. in systems engineering, University of Virginia

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    Emma Louise Blondes

    Analyst
    Education M.A. in criminal justice policy, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE); B.A. in European studies, King's College London (KCL)

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    Peter Burge

    Operations Director, RAND Europe
    Education M.Sc. in transport, Centre for Transport Studies, University of London; M.Eng. in civil engineering, Imperial College, University of London

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    Monika Cooper

    Senior Technical Analyst; Combatant Commands & NATO Liaison, RAND National Security Research Division (NSRD)
    Education Doctorate Business Administration (In Progress) in cultural intelligence, University of Maryland, Global; MBA in economics, finance, Bellevue University; Bachelor of Science in international business management, Bellevue University; Undergrad Studies in psychology, modern languages, Creighton University

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    Christopher A. Eusebi

    Senior Adjunct Researcher
    Education J.D., University of Detroit; M.S. and M.S. in materials engineering, Michigan State University

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    Thomas Goughnour

    Policy Researcher
    Education M.A. in economics, George Mason; B.S. in economics, University of Pittsburgh; B.A. in philosophy, University of Pittsburgh

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    Stijn Hoorens

    Office Director, RAND Europe Brussels, Senior Research Leader
    Education M.Sc. and B.Sc. in systems engineering, policy analysis, and management, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands

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    Jennifer Kavanagh

    Director, Strategy, Doctrine, and Resources Program, RAND Arroyo Center; Senior Political Scientist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in political science, University of Michigan; M.A. in political science, University of Michigan; B.A. in government, Harvard University

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    Inez Khan

    Research Assistant
    Education B.S. in statistics and machine learning, Carnegie Mellon University

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    Robert J. Lempert

    Director, Frederick S. Pardee Center for Longer Range Global Policy and the Future Human Condition; Principal Researcher; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in applied physics, S.M. in applied physics and science policy, Harvard University; B.A.S. in physics and political science, Stanford University

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    Jason Mastbaum

    Technical Analyst
    Education M.S. in applied physics, Columbia University; B.A. in physics, Bard College

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    Michael W. Robbins

    Senior Statistician
    Education Ph.D. in mathematical sciences, Clemson University; M.S. in mathematical sciences, Clemson University; B.S. in mathematics, economics, Duke University

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    Erik Silfversten

    Research Leader and Co-Director, RAND Europe Centre for Futures and Foresight Studies (CFFS)
    Education M.Sci. in international relations and global issues, University of Nottingham

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    Mark Toukan

    Associate Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in political science, University of Wisconsin; M.A. in international relations, University of Chicago; B.A. in Middle Eastern Studies, Ohio State University