Socialism

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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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    Michele Abbott

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.Phil. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; B.S. in international business, University of Maryland

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    Gabriela Armenta

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.P.A. in advanced policy and economic analysis, Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs; Diploma in econometrics, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México; B.S. in economics, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

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    Charles P. Armentrout

    Adjunct Policy Researcher and Staff Officer
    Education PhD in public policy (candidate), George Mason University; MA in nat security and strat studies, Naval War College; MA in management, Webster University; BS in chemical engineering, Mississippi State University

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    Philip Armour

    Economist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in economics, Cornell University; M.Sc. in econometrics, London School of Economics; M.A. in economics, Cornell University; B.A. in economics/literature/mathematics, Pomona College

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    Dionne Barnes-Proby

    Senior Policy Analyst
    Education D.P.A. in public administration, 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 B.S. in biology, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor; M.A.S. in health policy & law, University of California - San Diego and California Western School of Law

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    Elizabeth Bodine-Baron

    Engineer; 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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    Kathryn E. Bouskill

    Social Scientist
    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

    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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    Ryan Andrew Brown

    Senior Behavioral/Social Scientist; Co-Director, Center for Qualtitative and Mixed Methods; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in anthropology, Emory University; M.A. in anthropology, Emory University; B.A. in anthropology, University of North Carolina