Exposure to violent events or other trauma can inflict lasting emotional damage on children. Yet a high percentage of children affected by trauma never receive treatment.
Working with RAND Social and Economic Well-Being
RAND Social and Economic Well-Being seeks to actively improve the health and social and economic well-being of populations and communities throughout the world, through the strategic application of research and analysis.
What We Do
Our capabilities cut across traditional policy boundaries and span multiple economic sectors.
Our aim is to produce high-quality research and analysis that addresses critical factors necessary to promote health and social and economic well-being, and to support decisionmakers and policy influencers in using the best and most practical approaches to solve social and economic problems—all areas in which RAND has a long track record and deep reservoirs of expertise.
Hallmarks of RAND Social and Economic Well-Being research include
- objective, innovative approaches to problem-solving
- comprehensive understanding of history and context in relevant policymaking
- impartial, expert analysis of complex—and sometimes controversial—policy issues
- clearly communicated findings and recommendations subject to rigorous quality assurance
- engagement at all levels of government (national, regional, local) and with the private sector
- capabilities that cut across traditional policy boundaries and span multiple economic sectors often at once.
Who We Are
Our staff includes more than 200 experts from a wide range of disciplines:
- behavioral science
- policy analysis
- political science
- public health