Workers and the Workplace

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Demand for educated, versatile workers who can interpret complex information and adapt to innovation is higher than ever. RAND pursues research that helps people, organizations, and governments understand how workers can remain engaged and productive in a changing global economy. Studies address workforce development, gender equity in the workplace, working conditions, and workplace wellness programs.

  • An art installation showing income inequality in the United States from 1975 to 2018, artwork by Giorgia Lupi

    Project

    Connecting the Dots on Income Inequality

    Aug 31, 2021

    Based on RAND data, a physical installation created by information designer Giorgia Lupi shows income inequality in the United States over the last four decades. The sculpture also evokes the deeper societal ideas and meanings behind these numbers.

  • A warehouse worker wearing a hardhat and high visibility vest stacking boxes. Photo by andresr / Getty Images

    Research Brief

    Helping Los Angelenos Involved in the Criminal Justice System Get and Keep Jobs

    Aug 16, 2021

    Project imPACT is a City of Los Angeles program that helps individuals find employment after they are released from prison. Participants may also receive behavioral health and legal services. An evaluation of the program offers important lessons about its successes and challenges.

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