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International trade policies and new technologies facilitate the flow of people, information, and products across national borders, in turn encouraging the integration of regional economies, societies, and cultures. RAND research has investigated how globalization affects and has been affected by policymaking throughout the world.

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    Investment in Languages Education Could Return Double for UK Economy

    Feb 21, 2022

    Languages play a significant role in international trade, and not sharing a common language acts as a non-tariff trade barrier. Benefit-to-cost ratios for increasing Arabic, Mandarin, French, or Spanish education in the UK are estimated to be at least 2:1, meaning that spending £1 could return £2.

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    Advancing Global Citizenship in America

    Mar 24, 2022

    Concerted international action is required to address climate change and sustainability, pandemics, global security, and economic growth. But such action requires a sense of common destiny and shared responsibility among people across nations. What are Americans' attitudes toward global issues, and what could encourage them to become citizens of the world?

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    Journal Article

    Calidad de la Atención en Establecimientos Públicos y Privados de Atención Primaria de Salud: Comparaciones Estructurales en Jamaica

    Uses structural measures to assess quality in 366 public and 189 private clinics in Jamaica in 1990.

    Jan 1, 1994

  • Journal Article

    Journal Article

    Quality of Care in Public and Private Primary Health Care Facilities: Structural Comparisons in Jamaica

    Uses structural measures to assess quality in 366 public and 189 private clinics in Jamaica in 1990.

    Jan 1, 1994

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    Journal Article

    Maintaining Hospital Quality: The Need for International Cooperation

    The purpose of this article is to examine the assertion that improving a nation's health care will require measuring hospital quality and using that information to improve decisionmaking both at the physician and patient level and at the policy level.

    Jan 1, 1993

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    Federal Support for Training Foreign Language and Area Specialists: The Education and Careers of FLAS Fellowship Recipients

    Examines training and careers of individuals who received support through the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship program, and profiles their training, employment history, and on-the-job use of language and area skills.

    Sep 1, 1983

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    Robin Meili

    Associate Director, International; Director, International Programs; Senior Management Systems Scientist
    Education M.B.A., New York University; B.A. in biology, Colorado College

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    Jim Mignano

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.S. in political science, Portland State University; B.S. in political science, Portland State University

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    Angela O'Mahony

    Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Pardee RAND Graduate School; Senior Political Scientist, RAND
    Education Ph.D. in political science, University of California, San Diego; B.A. in economics, University of California, Los Angeles

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    Howard J. Shatz

    Senior Economist; Professor of Policy Analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in public policy, Harvard University; M.I.A. in international policy analysis and management, Middle East studies, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Post-graduate study in Middle East studies, Tel Aviv University; A.B. in history, Brown University

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    Tobias Sytsma

    Associate Economist
    Education Ph.D. in economics, University of Oregon; M.S. in intl and dev economics, University of San Francisco; B.S. in economics, Portland State University