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    Research Brief

    Win-Win Solutions for Syrian Refugees—and Their Hosts

    Dec 13, 2018

    Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan have generously received the majority of Syrian refugees. Many are working, but their sheer numbers have strained local labor markets, public services, and social harmony. Which policies might help create new economic opportunities for both the refugees and host-nation workers?

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    American Working Conditions Survey

    Aug 14, 2017

    How do Americans perceive their workplace? RAND's American Working Conditions Survey shows workers find their jobs physically demanding, hazardous, and hectic—but also social and supportive, and many retirees would prefer to return to work.

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    Employment and Labour Productivity in USSR Railroads, 1928-1950

    A descriptive survey of employment, traffic volume, and labor productivity in USSR railroads from 1928-1950.

    Jul 1, 1952

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    Hannah Acheson-Field

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education B.S. in computational biology (computer science), Brown University

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    Beth J. Asch

    Senior Economist
    Education Ph.D. and M.A. in economics, University of Chicago; B.A. in economics, University of California, Los Angeles

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    Matthew D. Baird

    Economist; Co-Director, Center for Causal Inference; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in economics, University of California, Los Angeles; B.S. in economics, Brigham Young University

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    Alejandro U. Becerra-Ornelas

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education BA in policy analysis, Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE)

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    Robert Bozick

    Senior Demographer
    Education Ph.D. in sociology, Johns Hopkins University; M.A. in sociology, University of Maryland-College Park; B.A. in sociology, Ohio University

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    Nicholas Broten

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.S. in economics, California Institute of Technology; M.Sc. in economic history, London School of Economics; B.A. in political economy, University of California, Berkeley

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    Lindsay Daugherty

    Senior Policy Researcher; Affiliate Faculty, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; M.A. in applied economics, University of Michigan; B.A. in economics, University of California, Berkeley

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    Lauren Davis

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.A. in economics, Vanderbilt University; B.S. in economics, Samford University; B.A. in public administration, Samford University

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    Hardika Dayalani

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.P.A., University of Pennsylvania; B.Tech. (Hons) in ocean engineering and naval architecture, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

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    Michael Dworsky

    Economist
    Education B.A. in economics, philosophy, Williams College; Ph.D. in economics, Stanford University

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    Kathryn Edwards

    Associate Economist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in economics, University of Wisconsin at Madison; M.S. in economics, University of Wisconsin at Madison; B.A. in economics, government, English, University of Texas at Austin

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    Christine Eibner

    Paul O'Neill Alcoa Chair in Policy Analysis; Director, Payment, Cost, and Coverage Program; Director, RAND Compare; Senior Economist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in economics, University of Maryland, College Park

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    Diana Gehlhaus Carew

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.A. in applied economics, Johns Hopkins University; B.A. in mathematics and economics, Bucknell University

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    Joanna Carroll

    Research Programmer
    Education B.A. in mathematical methods in the social sciences, Northwestern University; MSc in statistics and social research methods, London School of Economics

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    Juliana Chen-Peraza

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.E.M. in environmental economics and policy, Duke University; B.A. in physics and economics, University of Chicago

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    Samantha Cherney

    Quantitative Analyst
    Education M.P.A. in economics and financial policy, Cornell University; J.D., Cornell Law School; B.A. in history, McGill University

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    Susan M. Gates

    Director, Office of Research Quality Assurance; Senior Economist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in economic analysis and policy, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University; M.A. in Russian and Eastern European studies, Stanford University; A.B. in mathematical economics, Brown University

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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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    Italo A. Gutierrez

    Economist; Faculty, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in economics, University of Michigan; M.Phil. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; B.A. in economics, Universidad del Pacifico

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