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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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    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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    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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    Michael L. Hansen

    Associate Director, RAND Arroyo Center; Senior Economist
    Education Ph.D. and M.A. in economics, Boston College; B.A. in economics, Kalamazoo College

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    Paul Heaton

    Adjunct Economist
    Education Ph.D. and M.A. in economics, University of Chicago; B.A. in economics, Brigham Young University

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    James Hosek

    Adjunct Economist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. and M.A. in economics, University of Chicago; B.A. in English, Cornell University

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    Peter Hudomiet

    Associate Economist
    Education PhD in economics, University of Michigan; MA in economics, Central European University; MSc in technical informatics, Budapest University of Technology and Economic

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    Michael D. Hurd

    Director, RAND Center for the Study of Aging; Senior Principal Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in economics, University of California, Berkeley; M.S. in statistics, University of California, Berkeley; B.S. in electrical engineering, University of Utah

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    J. Luke Irwin

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.P.H., Unversity of Texas Health Science Center; B.S. in neurobiology, University of Texas

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    Noah Johnson

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.A. in economics, Georgetown University; B.A. in economics, University of California, San Diego

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    Kandice A. Kapinos

    Senior Economist
    Education Ph.D. in labor economics/human resources, University of Illinois; M.S. in labor economics/human resources, University of Illinois; B.S. in business administration, University of Texas

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    Rouslan I. Karimov

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.P.A. in economics, Princeton University; A.B. in economics, Vassar College

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    Lynn A. Karoly

    Senior Economist
    Education Ph.D. and M.A. in economics, Yale University; B.A. in economics, Claremont McKenna College

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    Jenna Weber Kramer

    Associate Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in education policy, Vanderbilt University; B.A. in psychology, Colgate University

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    Jesse Lastunen

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.Phil. in technology policy, University of Cambridge; M.Sc. in specialized economic analysis, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics; B.Sc. (Tech.) in industrial engineering and management, Tampere University of Technology

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    Nelson Lim

    Senior Social Scientist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. and M.A. in sociology, University of California, Los Angeles; B.A. in economics, University of California, Los Angeles

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    Susan L. Marquis

    Dean, Pardee RAND Graduate School; Vice President, Innovation; Distinguished Chair in Policy Analysis
    Education Ph.D. in public and international affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University

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    James V. Marrone

    Associate Economist
    Education PhD in economics, University of Chicago; MSc in economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; BS in mathematics, University of Chicago; BA in physics, University of Chicago

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    Kathleen J. Mullen

    Senior Economist; Director, RAND Center for Disability Research; Editor-in-Chief, RAND Journal of Economics
    Education Ph.D. in economics, University of Chicago

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