RAND Social and Economic Well-Being Research Programs


  • Community Health and Environmental Policy

    The Community Health and Environmental Policy program focuses on such topics as infrastructure, science and technology, community design, community health promotion, migration and population dynamics, transportation, energy, and climate and the environment.

  • Justice Policy

    The Justice Policy program is focused on criminal and civil justice systems, including public safety, effective policing, police-community relations, drug policy and enforcement, corrections policy, use of technology in law enforcement, catastrophe and mass injury compensation, and insurance regulation.

  • Social and Behavioral Policy

    The Social and Behavioral Policy program focuses on such topics that are influenced by social and behavioral actions and systems that affect well-being, including risk factors and prevention programs, social safety net programs, poverty, aging, disability, child and youth health and well-being, and quality of life.