International Education

Children around the world have the right to a quality education. RAND has worked to design and implement comprehensive standards-based education reform in the Middle East and Korea, and continues to conduct research in all areas of international education policy in Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia.

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    Stimulating Science and Technology in Higher Education

    Europe is experiencing a steady decrease in students pursuing education in science and technology (S&T). To increase the attractiveness and uptake of S&T, initiatives should focus on engaging industry in promoting career opportunities, and more.

    Aug 30, 2005

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    Education in Mexico: Challenges and Opportunities

    This briefing provides background and context on K-12 education in Mexico. It highlights the main educational issues and associated challenges, and identifies related investment opportunities for the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

    Jun 3, 2005

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    Case Studies Help Efforts to Fix Failing Schools

    New Zealand's experience with failing schools and intervention strategies for underperforming schools in California can be applied to other national and international efforts, including education reform in the Emirate of Qatar.

    Mar 23, 2005

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    Rebuilding the Supply Chain of Foreign-Affairs Leaders

    This paper discusses the United States' need for talented, well-trained, and effectively deployed foreign affairs leaders as a foundation for meeting the challenges of foreign policy in the post-September 11 world.

    Dec 31, 2002

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    Journal Article

    Initial Practice Locations of International Medical Graduates

    Policymakers may influence the flow of new IMGs into states by changing the availability of GME positions.

    Dec 31, 2001

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    Research Brief

    Trial By False Fire: Education's Role in U.S. "Economic Decline"

    Most parties assume that the United States is losing its industrial core, U.S. workers are less productive than competitors' workers, U.S. education and training bear much of the blame.

    Dec 31, 1993

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    How Do Education and Training Affect a Country's Economic Performance?

    An examination of the role of education and training in economic performance focuses on the long-run and international perspective of economic trends and education to present data on productivity and competitiveness and the contribution of education to economic growth.

    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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    Catherine H. Augustine

    Director, Pittsburgh Office; Senior Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. and M.A. in education, University of Michigan; B.A. in political philosophy, Michigan State University

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    Louay Constant

    Senior Policy Researcher; Affiliate Faculty, RAND Pardee Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in public policy and administration, University of Kentucky; M.S. in agricultural economics, University of Kentucky; B.A. in economics, University of Notre Dame

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    Melissa Kay Diliberti

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.P.P., The George Washington University; B.A. in political science and international studies, University of Michigan

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    Lillian Flemons

    Research Assistant
    Education M.Phil. in multi-disciplinary gender studies, University of Cambridge; B.A. (Hons) in modern and medieval languages, University of Cambridge

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    Charles A. Goldman

    Senior Economist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in economic analysis and policy, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University; S.B. in computer science and engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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    Rita T. Karam

    Senior Policy Researcher; Faculty, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in education, University of California, Riverside; M.A. in sociology, California State University, Fullerton; B.A. in sociology, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

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    Julia H. Kaufman

    Senior Policy Researcher
    Education B.A. in English literature, University of Pittsburgh; M.A. in teaching, University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D. in international education, New York University

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    Katya Migacheva

    Associate Behavioral and Social Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in social psychology, University of Massachusetts

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    V. Darleen Opfer

    Vice President and Director, RAND Education and Labor; Distinguished Chair in Education Policy
    Education Ph.D. in education policy studies, University of Virginia; M.Ed. in behavior disorders, University of Virginia; B.A. in education, Stetson University