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    RAND Experts Discuss Extended Absence of Kim Jong-un

    RAND researchers Bruce Bennett and Andrew Scobell hosted a media conference call on Thursday, October 9 to discuss the extended absence of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the regional implications of a sudden change in North Korea's government, and China's role in the region. Media relations officer Joe Dougherty moderated the call.

    Oct 9, 2014

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    Estimating the Comparative Effectiveness of Screening Tests

    Screening tests are a key component of preventive care. For cancer screening, the most relevant measure of effectiveness is the difference in mortality for screened versus unscreened patients. Carolyn Rutter from The Group Health Research Institute will discuss comparative effectiveness of screening tests, focusing on colorectal cancer.

    Nov 13, 2013

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    Exits on the Road to Serfdom

    In The Road to Serfdom, Friedrich Hayek suggested that statist intervention in the economy would inevitably bring a population to a serf-like situation. James Thompson, Noah Harding Professor of Statistics at Rice University, will discuss this assertion, and those of the critics who suggest that such pessimism is excessive.

    Sep 26, 2013

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    Paradoxes: Liberal...Conservative...Go Figure

    Published commentary by RAND staff: Paradoxes: Liberal...Conservative...Go Figure, in Milken Institute Review.

    Mar 26, 2007

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    Glasnost About Building Socialism in Ethiopia: Analysis of a Critical Soviet Article

    An article in the Soviet journal Narody Azii i Afriki (Peoples of Asia and Africa), No. 1, 1989, contains the strongest criticism seen to date of Ethiopia's Marxist-Leninist regime.

    Dec 31, 1989

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    Political Economy and the Environmental Imperative

    Compares the opportunities for creating, understanding, and correcting environmental damage offered by an open society, with a private-enterprise-based market economy and democratic politics on the one hand, and socialism, with a centrally...

    Dec 31, 1985

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    Top Management in Egypt : Its Structure, Quality, and Problems.

    Under "Arab Socialism," Egyptian enterprises are run by all-employee boards of directors, five appointed from top management by the President of the Republic, with the chief executive as chairman, and four elected by the labor force. The former are ...

    Dec 31, 1969

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    Current Trends in Arab Intellectual Thought.

    A discussion of several recent trends in Arab intellectual thought with respect to Arab nationalism, Arab socialism, and the place of Islam in both. This Memorandum describes important questions and debates in Arab thought in the 1960s. Several sol...

    Dec 31, 1968

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    The Politics of Social Change in the Middle East and North Africa

    An attempt to analyze the cause and character of a profound revolution taking place from Morocco to Pakistan. Examines the forces, groups, ideas, and institutions now in motion.

    Dec 31, 1962

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    Some comparisons between the Russian and Chinese "models"

    An examination of some of the differences in the Russian and Chinese "roads to socialism," with particular emphasis on the relevance of one or the other "model" for other Asian countries. These differences can be traced to population-resource ratios...

    Dec 31, 1961

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    Dionne Barnes-Proby

    Social Policy Researcher; Faculty, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education D.P.A. in public administration - collaborative governance, University of La Verne; M.S.W. in policy, planning, and administration, Loma Linda University; B.A. in psychology and black studies, Pitzer College

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    Sangita M. Baxi

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.A.S. in health policy & law, University of California - San Diego and California Western School of Law; B.S. in biology, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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    Shreyas Bharadwaj

    Technical Analyst
    Education B.S. in neurobiology, physiology, and behavior, University of California, Davis; M.S. in physiology, Georgetown University; M.S. in community health and prevention research, Stanford University

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    Chloe E. Bird

    Chair, Diversity and Inclusion Forum; Senior Sociologist
    Education Ph.D. and M.A. in sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; B.A. in sociology, Oberlin College

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    Elizabeth Bodine-Baron

    Information Scientist; Associate Director, Force Modernization and Employment Program, Project Air Force; Co-Director, RAND Center for Applied Network Analysis and System Science
    Education Ph.D., M.S. in electrical engineering, California Institute of Technology; B.S. in electrical engineering, University of Texas at Austin; B.A. in liberal arts, University of Texas at Austin

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    Michelle Bongard

    Quantitative Analyst
    Education M.S. in economics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; B.S. in economics, Loyola Marymount University; B.A. in mathematics, Loyola Marymount University

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    Jennifer Bouey

    Senior Policy Researcher; Tang Chair in China Policy Studies
    Education Ph.D. in epidemiology, George Washington University; M.P.H. in epidemiology, George Washington University; M.D. in clinical medicine, Peking University

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    Kathryn E. Bouskill

    Social Scientist; Associate Director, RAND Center for Global Risk and Security; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in anthropology, Emory University; M.P.H. in epidemiology, Emory University; B.A. in anthropology, University of Notre Dame

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    Miriam Broeks

    Senior Analyst
    Education M.Sc. in comparative social policy, University of Oxford; B.A. in human geography, sociology and statistics, University College Roosevelt, Utrecht University

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    Elena Rosa Brown

    Research Leader
    Education M.Ed. in psychology and education, University of Cambridge; P.G.C.E. in primary, University of Cambridge; B.Sci. (Hons) in natural sciences, Durham University